Rumor: iTunes in the Cloud

Rumor: iTunes in the Cloud
We’ve got another rumor going here, and this one is a doozy. The folks at Boy Genius Report tend to have their rumors straight, and this time, they’ve got Apple news. I’ll let them explain the good stuff. One of our reliable Apple sources has just filled us in on some of the company’s iTunes Read more…

The Pursuit for Movie Nirvana

The Pursuit for Movie Nirvana
I have a plan. It’s not the best plan ever, and I’m sure it’s not the best idea, but here’s how it goes. I want to put my entire DVD collection on a hard drive and then have access to it via my AppleTV. Here’s how I’m going to do it. First, let me talk Read more…

Apple Owns 26% of Music Sales – Is That a Bad Thing?

Apple Owns 26% of Music Sales - Is That a Bad Thing?
A recent article published in Billboard, then clarified in Fortune, mentions that iTunes has increased their market share of the music market, up from 21.42% in 2008 to 26.65% in 2009. The first glaring thing that I noticed here was in the first paragraph of the Fortune article: Songs streamed directly to cellphones, once touted Read more…

Lala Shuts Down – What’s This Mean for Apple?

Lala Shuts Down - What's This Mean for Apple?
I’ve never listened to lala.com, but I know people who do. At the end of this month, they’re going to have to find another option for their streaming music needs. That’s because lala is closing up shop come May 31st. You might remember that back in March, Apple bought lala and no one knew what Read more…

Lit2Go on iTunes

Lit2Go on iTunes
I was an English Literature Major, so you’ll understand if I’m more than just a little excited about my new find on the iTunes Store: it’s called Lit2Go, and it’s a collection of classic stories and poems, yours to download and listen to for free. There’s a good selection, with something for almost everybody, from Read more…

iTunes Movie Trailers – A Second Look

iTunes Movie Trailers - A Second Look
Movie trailers are everywhere nowadays, mostly with crappy resolution and horrible frame rates. You can find almost any movie you want on YouTube, but that doesn’t mean that it’s going to look good, even in HD. It’s then that I almost always come back to Apple for the good stuff. It’s easy to forget about Read more…

Apple Working on Cloud-Based iTunes?

Apple Working on Cloud-Based iTunes?
There’s been a lot of talk recently about Apple bringing iTunes, music and video streaming to the cloud. They’re building a mammoth data center in North Carolina, they just bought Lala which is a streaming media service, and then there’s all this iPad talk. Now, CNET is reporting that Apple is working on letting iTunes Read more…

Apple Hits 10 Billion iTunes Downloads: I Plan My Shopping List

Apple Hits 10 Billion iTunes Downloads: I Plan My Shopping List
Well, you may not have heard, but iTunes just hit 10 billion songs downloaded. Actually, you probably did hear, because I mentioned it last week. You also know then that Apple is giving away a $10,000 iTunes gift card to anyone who’s bought a song from the service in the past few days. Of course Read more…

Rumor: CBS to Drop TV Show Pricing on iTunes to .99 Cents

Rumor: CBS to Drop TV Show Pricing on iTunes to .99 Cents
Oh, CBS. The company with the logo that looks like either the Death Star, or that stalker who keeps hiding in my bushes. Sure, the network is mostly known for producing shows my grandma would watch, but they do have How I Met Your Mother, which makes up for a lot of that. Last Friday, Read more…

Win $10 Large from Apple

Win $10 Large from Apple
Ever sat around with a bunch of friends and said, “Hey, what would you do if you had $1 million right now?” Then everyone says they’d buy this car, or this house, and then one jerk says something stupid like “cure cancer,” so you kick him out of the room and make fun of his Read more…