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iTunes Radio may get sports programming, local advertising

iTunes Radio may get sports programming, local advertising

The iTunes Radio platform might be getting a bit more radio-like. The music service, which offers up a streamed playlist, is rumored to be working with several radio stations to bring their broadcasts online. Even more telling is that the inclusion of actual radio stations would bring “locally targeted advertising”.

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Apple has best products coming later this year, iTunes chief says

Apple has best products coming later this year, iTunes chief says

Apple’s got something major in the works, according to their iTunes and iCloud chief Eddy Cue. At the Code Conference this week, Cue said Apple has the best products he’s seen in his quarter-century with the company coming later this year. That’s a bold statement from a guy who’s seen just about everything Apple’s ever done.

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Apple likely bought Beats because iTunes is in decline

Apple likely bought Beats because iTunes is in decline

Now that Apple has Beats under their wing, some are searching for answers. Did they covet Beats’ headphones? Was it a quick grab to get a streaming music offering? The answer to both is probably a firm “yes”, but when it comes to Apple’s music offerings, the proof is in the numbers.

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OS X, iTunes, Safari update: 4K display support, better security

OS X, iTunes, Safari update: 4K display support, better security

Apple sent out an update for OS X and iTunes today, both of which are incremental but make necessary changes. With OS X, support for 4K monitors has improved on both the Mac Pro and MacBook Pro 15-inch. Contact syncing also gets a wired update, as well as some in-depth tweaks most will never encounter.

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Apple’s iOS Human Interface Guidelines hits iBookstore

Apple’s iOS Human Interface Guidelines hits iBookstore

Earlier today, Apple's senior writer Dave Addey fired off a tweet announcing the company's "iOS Human Interface Guidelines" is now available to grab from the iBookstore. The download is free and available for anyone who wants it.

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iOS 8 rumor roundup: multitasking, maps, and more!

iOS 8 rumor roundup: multitasking, maps, and more!

With WWDC right around the corner, speculation abounds regarding iOS 8. Much like iOS 7 brought a wildly updated UI, iOS 8 is said to bring added functionality. From new Apple apps to a brand new way to multitask, iOS 8 could usher in a new age for iPhone and iPad users.

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Apple’s Beats buy about Music, not headphones

Apple’s Beats buy about Music, not headphones

Apple acquiring Beats is not about design. Apple did not acquire Beats for their design prowess, as the Beats group does not design the physical elements of their own products - Ammunition Group* does. Instead, Apple will have acquired Beats for its inroads to music, one way or the other. It is possible, if this deal is done, that Apple will have made a bad decision.

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First gen Apple TV plagued with iTunes connectivity issues

First gen Apple TV plagued with iTunes connectivity issues

The first generation Apple TV has been around for several years now and lots of the devices are in use around the world. Reports are surfacing that issues have prevented users from connecting to iTunes are plaguing these first generation Apple TV set top boxes. The iTunes connectivity issue appears to be affecting owners of these first generation boxes around the world.

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Beats Music starts selling subscriptions through iTunes system

Beats Music starts selling subscriptions through iTunes system

Following an update today for its iPhone app, Beats Music is now accepting new subscriptions using Apple's iTunes billing system. The reason revolves around the high number of iPhone users the service has, and how hard it is to get a new subscriber without an in-app option.

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SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition lands for Mac gamers

SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition lands for Mac gamers

Mac gamers have a new game they can download right now on iTunes called SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition. This classic simulation game gives the gamer the ability to build anything they can imagine. You can dig rivers, plant forests, and make mountains if you want. Once you build your city in the game, you can destroy it with natural disasters.

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New Michael Jackson album “XSCAPE” taps unreleased material

New Michael Jackson album “XSCAPE” taps unreleased material

The release of the newest Michael Jackson album has been tapped for pre-release starting tomorrow (and that’s no fool). Official word suggests that the album will be released on the 13th of May and pre-orders will be pushed through a number of outlets. This album will be released both digitally and in hard format.

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iTunes Radio scores NPR as first news provider

iTunes Radio scores NPR as first news provider

iTunes Radio users can now tune into the latest news broadcasts, with NPR announcing that it has become the first news provider on Apple's radio service. The stream will be available 24-hours a day, and with it will come the segments faithful listeners enjoy, including the Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

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