It’s just about that time of the year again when, as Alice Cooper would say, “school’s out for summer.” But for some students, “school’s out forever.” What does that mean? It means it’s time for a graduation gift! Whether they’re graduating high school or college, just about every grad needs some kind of tech gadget Continue Reading →
App Store
You think 50 billion is a big number? It’s certainly a bit bigger than some other numbers that spring to mind, such as 48 billion, and that in itself gives Apple something to celebrate. As is customary with these App Store milestones, whichever lucky jackanape triggered their download at just the right millisecond will receive Continue Reading →
Apple on Wednesday started celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its iTunes store. When users head to the iTunes Store, they’ll find a new feature called “A Decade of iTunes.” The reason? Simple: on April 28, Apple will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iTunes store. The feature allows users to browse a timeline of stories Continue Reading →
Apple has made a minor tweak to the iTunes Store so that customers can now delay downloads of new purchases until later, as discovered by Macworld. According to an Apple support document, a new dialogue will pop up when buying movies or music that will allow users to choose between Later and Download choices. When Continue Reading →
Want to buy a new song or video from iTunes even though you’re offline? A new Apple patent envisions a way, at least sometime down the road. Granted to Apple today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, the patent appropriately named “On-device offline purchases using credits” describes a system of using credits to purchase Continue Reading →
iTunes U
Apple has just announced a significant milestone for iTunes U, as content on the “iTunes for education” platform has now passed a billion downloads. iTunes U is designed to help distribute information to learners around the world, with institutions such as schools, universities, libraries and museums able to have a single home for all their Continue Reading →
Apple announced yet another digital milestone on Wednesday with the confirmation that it has now sold over 25 billion songs on its iTunes Store since it launched in January 2001. According to Eddy Cue, Apple’s SVP of Internet Software and Services, that means that the Store averaged ”over 15,000 songs downloaded per minute,” from Apple’s Continue Reading →