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iTunes Match launches officially, here’s how to get it

iTunes Match launches officially, here’s how to get it

This week the kind folks at Apple have granted the masses access to their iTunes Match program, one that will allow users to subscribe for $25 USD a year and match up their physical music collection with the iCloud, giving them access wherever they go to their entire collection. You the user can get access to iTunes Match by downloading a simple software update to your iTunes application via the iTunes download page you'd normally use to do so. While this program had originally been intended for mid-October, several beta tests throughout the month have yielded a final release date of now, now being of course mid-November 2011.

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iTunes Match library reset signals imminent launch

iTunes Match library reset signals imminent launch

Apple's long promised iTunes Match feature may finally be nearing launch after the company missed its end of October deadline. Developers received notice today that Apple will be resetting and erasing their iCloud libraries on November 12 at 10AM PST so that the company can prepare for the launch of iTunes Match, although it did not specify when the service would publicly debut.

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iTunes Match beta 2 hits Apple TV for devs only

iTunes Match beta 2 hits Apple TV for devs only

If you have been excited about iTunes Match since the button for the Match service showed up in iOS 5 earlier this month it is one-step closer to ready apparently. iTunes match has now been updated alongside a new beta 2 version of iTunes 10.5.1. For now, the beta version of iTunes and the updated Match service is still for devs only and adds in support for the Apple TV.

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iTunes 10.5 with iCloud available for download now

iTunes 10.5 with iCloud available for download now

Today we get our first glimpse of iCloud in action via iTunes 10.5, released one day ahead of the Wednesday launch of both iOS 5 and iCloud itself. This update to iTunes gives you features such as iTunes in the Cloud and wireless syncing of your iDevices via Wi-fi, and it's available for download for both Mac and Windows PC computers today. The whole shebang drops this week, day by day, and we'll all be living in the cloud by the end of the month!

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iTunes Match Beta released to developers

iTunes Match Beta released to developers

As part of Apple's new iCloud service is a feature called iTunes Match, which was first announced back at WWDC 2011. This feature will set Apple's cloud music service apart from competitors and has just been released in the latest iTunes 10.5 Beta 6.1 update to developers. The service should launch alongside iOS 5 and the iPhone 5 and/or 4S, both rumored for a September-October time frame.

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iCloud UK launch unlikely until 2012

iCloud UK launch unlikely until 2012

Apple's new iCloud service may have been one of the three pillars of Steve Jobs' WWDC 2011 keynote, but  the music storage aspect of the service looks to be US-only for some time. According to a major record label source in the UK, speaking to The Telegraph, "tentative talks have begun between the major labels and Apple in the UK. However, all talks are at the really early stages and no one expects to see the cloud music service live on this side of the pond until 2012."

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