iTunes Stories January 13

Welsh song recorded in 1981 currently tops the iTunes UK song chart

The iTunes UK song chart is currently topped by a rather unlikely track: a song by a Welsh folk band which was recorded in 1981 and released in 1983…

iTunes Stories November 26, 2019

$5B class action lawsuit accusing Apple of selling customer data is thrown out

A $5B class action lawsuit that accused Apple of selling customer data has been rejected for the second and final time…

iTunes Stories October 15, 2019

AMC Theater takes on iTunes with online video store to buy or rent movies

Apple may be moving into streaming video next month, but renting and buying movies online is still big business – and AMC Theater wants a piece of it.

The movie theater chain is diversifying into on-demand movie rental and sales in direct competition with iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube…

iTunes Stories October 11, 2019

Vulnerability in iTunes and iCloud allowed Windows PC ransomware infection

A zero-day vulnerability in iTunes and iCloud apps on Windows PCs enabled attackers to install ransomware without triggering antivirus protections. Ransomware encrypts the entire hard drive or SSD with a key known only to the attacker, enabling them to demand a ransom to decrypt the machine…

iTunes Stories June 12, 2019

Apple continues to move away from the iTunes brand this week. Now, when you view an iOS or Mac app listing on the web, the URL is based on apps.apple.com, whereas it was previously itunes.apple.com.

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iTunes Stories June 4, 2019

The decision to retire iTunes in favor of a standalone Mac Music app (alongside separate Podcast and TV apps) will please many of us, but it did leave a few unanswered questions.

With Apple these days very focused on streaming music, what happens to music ripped from CD once we make the switch to the new Music app in macOS Catalina, for example … ?

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