iTunes Store sells 50,000 movie rentals/purchases a day

Apple issued a press release this morning announcing that the 5 billionth song has been sold in iTunes. The press release went on to say that iTunes customers are renting and/or purchasing over 50,000 movies every day, making iTunes the world’s most popular movie store. The movie information in particular is interesting. 50,000 rentals/purchases a […]

Movies finally hit UK and Canadian iTunes Stores

Apple announced today thta movies from several major film studios are available now for sale or rent in the iTunes store in the UK and Canada. The studios participating include 20th Century Fox, The Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM), Sony Pictures Television International and Lionsgate UK. Apple is […]

Television comes to iTunes France, variable pricing continues

Apple announced today that television programming is finally coming to iTunes France. Top French networks like TF1, France Télévisions, Arte, Mediatoon’s Dargaud TV and Dupuis TV and US shows from The Walt Disney Company and MTV Networks are all available in the iTunes Store in France now. Customers can now purchase and download primetime hits […]

Apple continues to allow variable pricing in iTunes UK

You can kiss non-variable pricing goodbye, Apple is leaving the model behind. The company has continued to expand on its variable pricing policy for TV shows in the UK. A variety of Sony Pictures shows including “Damages”, “NewsRadio”, “The Larry Sanders Show”, “Spiderman”, and “Jackie Chan Adventures” have been added to the UK store, at […]

Video: ‘Coldplay’ featured in latest iTunes Ad

Apple has released yet another iTunes ad, this time featuring Coldplay. The ad mixes the familiar style of the iTunes ads with the color scheme of recent AppleTV videos to produce a trippy kind of effect. If you’d like to watch the ad in HD you can head over to Apple’s official site. The Coldplay […]

WWDC sold out, over 5,000 attendees expected

For the first time ever, Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference has completely sold out. Apple was forced to stop selling tickets for the event, which will be held on June 9-11 due to concerns over space limitations. If you were planning on attending and hadn’t purchased your ticket yet auction sites and scalpers may be […]

Reader Feedback Request: iTunes Cover Artwork Confusion

I’m having a bit of an inconvenience with my iTunes artwork on my iPhone. I’m listening to Jack Johnson, but the artwork is that of the Official Lost Podcast. It wouldn’t be that big of a deal except that it’s an ongoing problem. Vampire Weekend is showing John William’s Greatest Hits…and on and on. It’s […]

iTunes .99 cent rental – “A Fish Called Wanda”

I don’t write about the .99 cent rental in iTunes every week…primarily because most of the “featured” films thus far have not been worth writing about. This week, however, is different. “A Fish Called Wanda” is written by John Cleese. That should be enough right there – the man knows funny better than almost anyone […]