Amazon acquires Audible.com

Amazon today announced that it would be acquiring long time Apple partner Audible.com. This is another move in Amazon’s bid to become a dominant force in the realm of digital downloads. Under the terms of the agreement, Amazon.com will commence a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Audible.com for $11.50 […]

So just how long do you have to watch those iTunes rentals?

I still haven’t watched the copy of The Simpsons movie that rented last week, and I don’t plan to until the AppleTV update comes down the pipe (hopefully sometime this week)….so I haven’t tried this myself, but MacNN reports that if you watch a movie, and don’t finish it within the 24 hour period, but […]

More Video makes its way to the UK iTunes Store

The UK iTunes Video store is certainly not the cream of the crop of UK television, but Apple seems to slowly be adding content to it to beef the thing up. Just yesterday the UK iTunes Store was updated with the following programming: Wallace and Grommit Friends Wonder Woman V: The Complete Series Babylon 5 […]

NBC and Apple play kissy face over iTunes TV Downloads

You may remember the little spat that NBC and Apple had last year. It ultimately resulted in all NBC programming being removed from iTunes and got so out of hand that the companies shot insults back and forth from NBC CEO Jeff Zucker saying that Apple “destroyed the music business” and Apple even attempting to […]