Apple in contact with Airlines: iTunes downloads in flight

Aircraft In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system providers are in talks with Apple about offering iTunes downloads during flights. Several airlines are considering including iPod or USB ports in seats, allowing passengers to browse iTunes and download songs to their iPod through the plane’s IFE system. “We’ve had a lot of conversations with Apple,” says Brad Foreman, […]

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Add explicit and clean tags to songs in iTunes

If you pride yourself on how well categorized and organized your iTunes library is, having collected it from physical media, the iTunes Store, and other retailers, you may have found inconsistencies between them. Artist credits appearing on tracks may be displayed differently, and there is a long-standing argument over whether “ft.” or “feat.” It’s better […]

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Russian iTunes competition strikes back

We have already talked here before about music sales companies in Russia (allofmp3.com), for whom a “loophole” in that country’s legislation allows them to sell without having to rely on record companies, and therefore selling to prices much lower than the rest of the markets. Now they have released their own program/store to sell directly […]

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How to Remove DRM from iTunes Music

iTunes is the largest online music store in the world. It is also probably the world’s largest distributor of DRM-infested music. Although Apple has taken steps to correct the problem in recent months, the chances of you purchasing DRM music from iTunes are still high. So what’s the problem, you say? “I can still listen […]

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Napster CEO accuses Microsoft of being unable to compete with the iTunes Music Store

Chris Gorog, CEO of Napster, has accused Microsoft and digital music player manufacturers of having made it impossible for his company to catch up with Apple’s iTunes store, the undisputed leader with 80% of the digital record market. Napster, which uses Microsoft’s digital rights management software and also relies on the company’s ecosystem of device […]

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Analyst: “Apple will surprise us with an online video store: iTunes Movies Store”

Apple’s announced plans to hold a mysterious special event next week have fueled analyst speculation. According to Shaw Wu, of American Technology Research, the event will be the presentation of the first online movie download service, a business that would be managed through iTunes. Wu does not believe that Apple will introduce the so-called iPod […]

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iTunes Sessions, by Wynton Marsalis

The album in question is the result of collaboration between the musician and Apple. In addition to recording three exclusive songs for iTunes, Wynton and his quartet participated in the Apple event on October 12, 2005 in San Jose, California. As extras, the EP includes the iPod+iTunes advert ‘Sparks’, a ‘How the EP was recorded’ […]

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Motorola SLVR L7: the new iTunes phone

The Motorola SLVR L7 is a quad-band handset (GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz) marketed to US users of Cingular (an international GSM roaming network). The phone includes iTunes software, a 262,000-color TFT display, built-in stereo speakers, mobile email, a VGA camera with 4x digital zoom, video capture and playback, AOL/Yahoo/ICQ instant messaging services, and Bluetooth connectivity. . […]

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Industry supports the free distribution on iTunes of the TVE series ‘Emprendedores’

The “Emprendedores” series will be the first TV program to be distributed in Spain through the ‘videopodcast’ system on Apple’s iTunes, Banespyme reports. Users will be able to download free all the episodes of the series, which originally broadcast La 2 on TVE. With the promotion of the Banespyme School, the Banesto Cultural Foundation, Intel, […]

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