10 Things I Hate About the App Store

10 Things I Hate About the App Store
Most Apple users agree that iTunes needs a makeover. But one part of the iTunes Store more than all the rest fails to live up to Apple’s “simple & intuitive” credo: the App Store. Here are 10 things about the App Store that just drive me bonkers. Read more…

10 Apple Products That Changed the World

10 Apple Products That Changed the World
Apple is the ultimate story of the “little guy” who rises to industry leader. Over the course of its 35+ year history, it has literally changed everything, again and again. Here are 10 products that revolutionized our lives in ways that we’re still benefiting from today. Read more…

Follow Us on Twitter to WIN!

Follow Us on Twitter to WIN!
If you’re not following @applegazette on Twitter, now is the time. Read more…

10 Killer Downloads from iTunes U

10 Killer Downloads from iTunes U
Want to walk on the wild side? Head over to iTunes U, a treasure trove of hidden gems where you’ll find stuff that’s so much fun, you’d never know it had anything to do with education. Read more…

10 Plugins For Making iTunes Not Suck

10 Plugins For Making iTunes Not Suck
It’s hard to believe that iTunes started out as a meager music store. Today, it’s a full-on media player, all-in-one store for everything on your iOS devices, and even a file manager. The years have not been kind to this bloated program, but here are some addons to make iTunes stop sucking. Read more…

How To: Encode Real MP3s in iTunes

How To: Encode Real MP3s in iTunes
You know how it is. You’ve picked up a new CD and you want to play it on your portable music player. But instead of an Apple music player, you own something else, like a Sony Digital Walkman, Zune, or Sansa Fuze. And doggone iTunes will only rip CD tracks into Apple’s proprietary “.AAC” file format Read more…

Newest iTunes release supports a CDMA iPhone

Newest iTunes release supports a CDMA iPhone
The iPhone is coming to Verizon January 10th with pre-orders happening a week before. To prepare for the iPhone 4′s debut as a CDMA phone, Apple has released an updated version of iTunes to sync and connect to the phone. The updated version of iTunes (10.1.2) which appeared yesterday will be needed to activate or Read more…

More Nails Going In To DVD’s Coffin: iTunes Gaining New Movie Features

More Nails Going In To DVD's Coffin: iTunes Gaining New Movie Features
Yesterday I published my first post of 2011; the hopeful prediction of Apple killing the near obsolete optical drive. Apple seems to agree that the physical media is going by the wayside as new features are being added to movie downloads on the iTunes store. The new features show up in movies such as “The Read more…

Apple Now Using New URL Shortener For Ping

Apple Now Using New URL Shortener For Ping
Apple is adopting a new URL shortening service for use with Ping: iTun.es. Apple has owned itun.es since 2006 which has been speculated to be used as an eventual URL shortening service. The new shortener is being used with Ping when users Tweet which song they liked or bought. Read more…

Ping Now Supports Playlist Creation And Sharing

Ping Now Supports Playlist Creation And Sharing
Apple added new features to iTunes — playlist creation and sharing — to enhance the social sharing aspect of Ping. The new features were added quietly and are part of Apple’s interest in making Ping more social. Anyone part of the social network can import their playlists from iTunes and share it with their friends. Read more…