iTunes is about to be broken into three separate apps on the macOS when Catalina rolls out. On the other hand, it's going to remain intact as a single app on the Windows platform, according to Apple.
Apple June 5, 2019
Apple has started emptying out its social media pages for iTunes. At the time of writing, the Instagram and Facebook pages of the service have already been wiped.
Apple June 2, 2019
All signs point to Apple finally pulling the plug on iTunes at WWDC 2019. In place of it will be a standalone Music app, which is said to retain many features iTunes currently offers.
Apple June 1, 2019
Apple Pay just got a lot more useful. Now, Apple users can link it up to pay for iTunes purchases, their Apple Music or iCloud subscription, and more.
Apple May 15, 2019
Apple’s rumored standalone Music app might not be as trimmed-down as initially anticipated. It appears it’ll basically be iTunes, just with a handful of features removed.
Apple May 10, 2019
No need for iTunes just to listen to your favorite shows on Apple Podcasts. Now, you can just go to the web, pick an episode, and hit play.
Apple April 11, 2019
Standalone versions of Apple Music, Podcasts, and more might be released for macOS, according to a noted developer. They’re apparently part of Apple’s Project Marzipan iOS-to-macOS initiative.
Apps/Software April 6, 2019
Apple is offering App Store and iTunes users a 10 percent bonus when they load up funds to their Apple ID accounts. The promo is available to all U.S. users from Mar. 10 to Mar. 14.
Apple March 11, 2019
It’s pretty uncharacteristic of Apple to allow HomeKit, AirPlay 2, and iTunes to run on rival manufacturers’ devices. But there’s one simple reason it’s doing it.
CES 2019 January 9, 2019
Samsung TV models from 2018 and 2019 are going to have a dedicated iTunes app that will enable users to access their content and purchase from the Store. AirPlay 2 will also be available to select countries as well.
Apple January 6, 2019
Netflix is testing a new method for iOS app users to pay for their subscriptions. Instead of in-app purchases, users are being directed to the streaming service's mobile website, bypassing iTunes.
Apps/Software August 22, 2018
Company insiders suggested that Apple has plans to rework its subscription service. The new option is expected to include access to, exclusive TV shows, music, and even iCloud storage.
Apple July 3, 2018
Music streaming service Pandora revealed a new $15 service for up to six subscribers. The Premium Family plan takes all of the benefits of its regular Premium subscription and delivers the same advantages for all six members for a smaller monthly fee.
Apps/Software May 29, 2018
After a one-year waiting period, Apple’s iTunes app has appeared in the Microsoft Store. Microsoft originally announced that the media player and store would be coming to Windows 10 computers in 2017.
Apple April 27, 2018
Apple is going to phase out iTunes LP, its format for interactive content that comes bundled with albums. Exactly why Apple has chosen to go this route remains unclear.
Apps/Software March 7, 2018
Apple has delayed the release of iTunes to Windows 10 S. Release date was rescheduled, as more time is needed to finalize the optimal version of the app.
Apps/Software December 16, 2017
Apple awarded this year's App of the Year and Game of the Year for iPhones and iPads. The most popular apps and games on the App Store and content on Apple Music and iTunes for 2017 have also been revealed.
Apple December 8, 2017
A blank 10-minute track 'A a a a a Very Good Song' is climbing up the iTunes charts. Why are iPhone owners paying $0.99 for the so-called song?
Apple August 10, 2017
Apple has now made it easier for users to watch movie rentals in iTunes across devices. Starting with iTunes 12.6, users can now finish a rental on a separate iDevice even if the film wasn’t rented using it.
Apps/Software March 22, 2017
Big winning movies at the 89th Academy Awards like ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight,’ and ‘Fences’ are available to rent and download. Here’s where to find them.
Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2017
Apple has pushed out an update with minor bug fixes alongside performance improvements for iTunes on both the Mac and Windows platforms. iOS 10.2.1, macOS 10.12.3, watchOS 3.1.3 and tvOS 10.1 updates were also released along with the iTunes update.
Apps/Software January 24, 2017
The iOS 10.2 beta build has now been unleashed into the wild. One of its most notable features involves the return of the star rating system for Apple Music, which was lost when iOS 10 rolled out.
Apple November 2, 2016
Apple reported lower sales figures for the iPhone, iPad and Mac in the fourth quarter of the 2016 fiscal year. Apple's Services, which includes Apple Pay, Apple Music, the App Store and iTunes, provides a bright spot for the company.
Apple October 26, 2016
Apple's original iPod released in 2001 is now 15 years old. Over the years, the music player has gone through notable developments that have turned it into the main music player of choice of the masses.
Gadgets October 24, 2016
Dash developer Bogdan Popescu reveals new evidence that could possibly disprove Apple's allegation that he engaged in App Store review manipulation. The app is an API documentation browser and code snippet manager that used to be available in both the Mac and iTunes stores.
Apple October 11, 2016
Apple has removed popular API documentation resource Dash from the App Store because of alleged review manipulation. Some developers and consumers are wondering whether its developer is indeed guilty of the charge.
Apple October 9, 2016
Drake's album ‘Views’ has reached a major music milestone, becoming the first to be streamed more than 1 billion times on Apple Music.
Apple September 27, 2016
Lady Gaga has just released the video for her single ‘Perfect illusion’ from her upcoming Joanne album. The song has received mixed reaction from fans and critics, however, and hasn’t performed well on the charts compared to previous releases.
Celebrities September 23, 2016
New data indicates that purchases of music via digital download from iTunes and other online music sellers have continued to fall. Meanwhile, use of paid streaming music services have surged, as has use of stream ripping technology.
Internet September 22, 2016
Apple's latest iOS 10 mobile operating system rolled out on Tuesday, but a number of users experienced issues with the update bricking their devices and requiring iTunes restoration. Apple acknowledged the glitch, but said it promptly fixed it.
Apple September 13, 2016
Lady Gaga’s new single 'Perfect Illusion' has finally been released, and can now be heard on Spotify and Apple Music as well as purchased on iTunes. The single previews Gaga’s upcoming new album, the follow-up to 2013’s 'Artpop.'
Internet September 9, 2016
Apple Music has locked up another new exclusive in Katy Perry’s new Rio Olympics anthem 'Rise.' Perry’s song shot to No. 1 on the charts, toppling Britney Spears’ latest song 'Make Me,' which dethroned Justin Timberlake’s summer anthem 'Can’t Stop The Feeling.'
Internet July 18, 2016
Apple online services ranging from iCloud to iTunes to Apple TV were unreliable for two days, but the company has now fixed the issues. Apple did not comment on the cause of the widespread outage that hit most of its services.
Apple June 3, 2016
Independent music artist platform Bandcamp pledged to continue offering music downloads for purchase. The company sent an email reassuring customers in the wake of rumors that Apple is set to terminate music downloads via its iTunes store within the next two years.
Internet May 24, 2016
The iTunes deletion bug was first brought to light by blogger and freelance composer James Pinkstone, who lost 122 GB worth of his own music. Apple then sent two senior engineers to Pinkstone's house to take a look at the issue.
Apple May 18, 2016
Apple has released the iTunes 12.4 update, confirming a report last week that it will make several tweaks to the app's user interface. The release of iTunes 12.4 is accompanied by OS X 10.11.5.
Apps/Software May 17, 2016
Apple is working to get to the bottom of an iTunes issue that is erasing users' locally stored music. Some think the deletions are by design.
Apple May 14, 2016
A new report claims that Apple is planning on terminating music downloads via its iTunes online music store within the next two years. Apple, however, is denying the report and says the claims are simply not true.
Apple May 13, 2016
iTunes 12.4 will feature several tweaks to the user interface of the media app. Among the changes is the addition of a persistent sidebar to the left of the screen, which will provide easy access to different content.
Apps/Software May 9, 2016
Reports have surfaced that Apple will debut its newly-revamped and redesigned music streaming service during WWDC 2016.
Apps/Software May 4, 2016
It appears as if Apple Music will offset the decline in music sales revenue the company has been experiencing due to the slowdown in iTunes music downloads. If Apple’s streaming service continues its current rapid subscriber growth, overall music sales by the company will increase in 2016.
Apple April 29, 2016
China is getting tough with Apple. The iPhone never was the apple of the government's eye, but at least it had been treated better than other outsiders.
Apple April 24, 2016
Apple has started to roll out web links and web previews for select fourth-generation Apple TV apps. This allows users to browse tvOS offerings on iTunes using their computers before buying the content.
Apps/Software April 21, 2016
Apple will pull its iTunes Allowance next month, and instead suggests parents looking to manage money spent on mobile devices use Family Sharing.
Apps/Software April 14, 2016
Google Music users can now set their own auto-playlists similar to iTunes' smart playlists after downloading this Chrome extension.
Internet April 4, 2016