Tag Archives: iTunes
In yet another episode of the digital music war, Amazon seems to be making headway. For the past few days, Amazon has lowered the price of their digital music by 20 cents, bringing their price down to 69 cents per single. These aren’t Beach Boys oldies either. Songs from current pop superstars like Katy Perry [...]
According to a Bloomberg report, Apple has been negotiating an agreement with major record companies to enable music purchasers to be able to download music unlimitedly. The key record labels involved are Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music and EMI. These four companies control about 99 percent of the music we buy and [...]
It’s finally here. Verizon Wireless announced yesterday that they will carry the iPhone 4 as of February 10. It will cost consumers $199 for the 16 GB version and $299 for the 32 GB version. It will be available from the Apple store as well as at Verizon Wireless locations.
Apple is facing what could be one of the first virtual store robberies only a day after the Mac App Store opened its doors. The hackers, who call themselves “Hackulous” as a group, have discovered that if you copy and paste the receipt information from a free app to a paid app, you can get an app like the full version of Angry Birds for free.
It’s here ladies and gentlemen! The much awaited Mac App Store opened its doors this morning for download. It brings over 1,000 new applications for Mac users running Snow Leopard version 10.6.6. Of course, to get the App Store, you had to update your OS, so Mac accommodated by rolling out the update early this [...]
In a push by both technology developers and the print industry, Google is positioning itself to compete against the magazine and newspaper apps available from Apple’s iTunes store with the possible release of the Android Newsstand product. Long languishing to almost the point of death, the periodical and print news industry got a major shot in the arm from Apple. The company sells periodical issues through its iTunes Store at 99 cents per issue for most brands. The original push by Apple gave new life to some publications, with some brands selling more online than it ever did in print. However, there has been a slow but sustained decline in the amount of downloads.
So, you spent too much time reading technology blogs, and now Christmas is just a few days away and you haven’t done your shopping yet. Don’t panic! There are plenty of solutions on the World Wide Web.
A patent lawsuit filed by Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen has been dismissed due to its vague nature. The lawsuit was filed earlier this year against the technology giants.
I can spend hours in front of a TV. I prefer watching TV on a big screen, sitting at a comfortable distance rather than on my 15 inch laptop screen, in my face and on my lap. But no matter how I enjoy watching TV, I can’t help but get this recurrent feeling that in the coming years TV will be replaced with some sort of Internet-based system.