ITunes

  • 'Dark Knight Rises' most watched trailer 26-12-2011 12:52 PM

    Los Angeles: Christopher Nolan's final Batman movie's trailer is the most watched one on iTunes with 12.5 million viewership in 24 hours. It has smashed previous record set by the trailer for 'The Avengers', which had more than 10 million iTunes views. Warner Bros Pictures announced that the new trailer...
  • Adele is iTunes top-seller of 2011 10-12-2011 10:25 AM

    Los Angeles: British singer Adele has became the first artist to secure three milestones on the iTunes music chart, scoring 2011's top-selling single, top-selling album and being named the iTunes Artist of the Year, said the music company. The 23-year-old singer's single "Rolling in the Deep" beat stiff competition from...
  • Review: iTunes Match wins cloud music war 29-11-2011 10:25 AM

    Los Angeles: In recent weeks, Apple, Google and Amazon.com have each launched the missing puzzle piece in their wireless mobile music systems. Apple enabled storage and delivery of your songs over the Internet through iTunes Match. Google started selling music digitally. Amazon shipped an electronic-books device, called the Kindle Fire,...
  • Google music service faces big hurdles 17-11-2011 09:00 AM

    New York: Social media and mobile communications will be the two big targets for Google Inc when it unveils a new music store for users on Wednesday, according to four people familiar with its plans. But the giant web search company's new music partners have already labelled the service "unexciting."...
  • Apple launches iTunes Match a couple weeks late 15-11-2011 08:45 AM

    Cupertino: Apple has turned on its iTunes Match service - although it's two weeks late. The $25-a-year subscription promises to match every song on a person's computer and store the tunes in an online account on distant servers known as the "cloud." The songs can then be downloaded or streamed...
  • Online music sales to rise 7 per cent in 2011 09-11-2011 05:07 PM

    London: Global online music revenues are expected to rise by about 7 percent this year to $6.3 billion as digital services such as Spotify and iTunes gain momentum, technology research firm Gartner said on Tuesday. But sales of CDs, hurt by piracy as well as paid-for online distribution, will continue...
  • Pete Townshend brands iTunes a 'digital vampire' 01-11-2011 09:16 AM

    London: The Who's Pete Townshend on Monday branded Apple Inc.'s iTunes a "digital vampire" that profits from music without supporting the artists who create it. Townshend said that faced with the Internet's demolition of established copyright protections, iTunes should offer some of the services to artists that record labels and...
  • Planning a trip? New app lets friends help 18-10-2011 10:02 AM

    Hong Kong: A new mobile app enables travelers to plan trips with a little help from their friends. The app, called Trippy, links the users with friends in their social networks who have information on a particular city, either through living, studying, or traveling there, who can offer recommendations. "We're...
  • iCloud hype grows, Steve Jobs to take the stage 06-06-2011 02:36 PM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs returns on Monday to the stage at San Francisco's Moscone center to take the wraps off what investors hope will be the next source of growth for the world's most valuable technology company. Jobs, who has been on medical leave for months...
  • Apple to beat Google on cloud music 22-04-2011 06:27 AM

    New York: Apple Inc has completed work on an online music storage service and is set to launch it ahead of Google Inc, whose own music efforts have stalled, according to several people familiar with both companies' plans. Apple's plans will allow iTunes customers to store their songs on a...
  • Steve Jobs ordered to answer iTunes questions 23-03-2011 11:51 AM

    New York: Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs, who is out on medical leave, has been ordered to answer questions from lawyers for a group of consumers accusing the company of creating a music-download monopoly. US Magistrate Judge Howard Lloyd, based in San Jose, California, ruled on Monday that lawyers representing...
  • Apple's succession call rejected by shareholders 24-02-2011 09:44 AM

    Cupertino: Apple Inc shareholders rejected demands that the company disclose a succession plan for ailing chief Steve Jobs, and the company kept mum on how many had backed that proposal. The reluctance to reveal details of the vote on a proposal by the Central Laborers' Pension Fund raised speculation that...
  • Review: Apple iTunes Ping 09-09-2010 01:37 PM

    Los Angeles: Apple Inc.'s new music-discovery feature, Ping, is a potentially useful addition to iTunes. With it, you can see what songs your friends are buying and recommend some of your favorites to them. It's great that Apple is finally incorporating elements of Lala.com, which offered similar social-discovery tools until...
  • Apple launches cheaper iPods, Web-to-TV device 02-09-2010 09:22 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc unveiled a smaller, cheaper version of its Web-to-TV device on Wednesday, stepping up a battle with Google Inc and Microsoft Corp for control of the digital living room. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs also rolled out a completely overhauled lineup of iPod media players and the latest...
  • Apple's 99-cent TV show idea is no game changer 26-08-2010 12:45 PM

    Los Angeles: Apple Inc.'s iTunes store may have revolutionised the music business, but its recent push to let people rent TV shows for 99 cents won't amount to a game changer for how people watch TV. The idea to offer episodes of hit shows for rental a day after their...