March 5th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
S When you die, don't forget to include your Apple ID in your will. Because, if happen to bequeath any Apple devices to friends and family, they'll be useless hunks of metal and glass without the secret word. At least, that's what we're left believing after a standoff between Apple and a dead mother's sons
January 25th, 2014 | by Gizmodo
The Wall Street Journal is hearing rumors that Apple wants to expand its mobile payment capabilities beyond iTunes purchases, moving into the space dominated by names like Square , PayPal , and Google . With over 575 million registered iTunes users, it's almost surprising that Apple hasn't already given those users a way to pay for 3rd party online purchases through an iTunes account. The company dabbled in making a payment feature for Passbook , but never saw those intentions through.
January 3rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo
In 2013, digital music sales declined for the first time since Apple launched the iTunes Store 10 years ago. Are streaming music services like Rdio and Spotify to blame? Nielsen SoundScan just released its annual music sales numbers and while none of the news is good, the digital music sales numbers are particularly troubling to the recording industry
December 17th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple has officially unveiled its most downloaded apps of the year and—well whaddaya know—Candy Crush comes in strong at number 1. There were, however, a few legitimate surprises thrown into the mix For one, Pandora comes in at number 9 with Spotify nowhere to be seen
September 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
iOS users are delighted by the new iOS 7 rollout, available not only on the new iPhones, but on previous models as well.
September 18th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
iTunes Radio is years in the making, and today, it finally lands on millions of devices via iOS 7 and the newly updated iTunes 11.1. Like anything that has been predicted and anticipated for ages, intrigued users will dive in, and in all likelihood, millions upon millions of them will become regular users.
April 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
For better or worse , Apple has been peddling digital wares for ten years through its iTunes store. What started as a 99 cent, iPod-centric music seller has evolved into the billion dollar behemoth we know today.
April 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo
A recent Wall Street Journal article posits an interesting question: Is Apple a hardware company or a software company? Does it sell iPhones or iClouds? The answer has deep meaning for the analysts who evaluate the company's worth.
April 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
CNET is reporting that Apple is very close to signing deals with both Warner Music and Universal Music Group for its upcoming music streaming service.
March 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
I've been a die-hard "Apple evangelist" for over twenty years - first an avid Mac user, then an early adopter of both iPod and iPhone. In the 90s, when everyone I knew used Windows, I tried to switch them to Mac
February 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo
Apple's new iPad commercial that aired during the Oscars would have you believe that there's a lot of film-making going on with that device, and maybe there is. But there's a lot more watching, and Conan's gotten to the bottom of exactly what's being watched
December 21st, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Did you guys hear about the Halo 4 port on iPhone and iPad?
December 10th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Eddy Cue, Apple's SVP for Internet software in services has been a very visible member of the Apple team recently as the man tapped by Tim Cook to pick up the pieces of the Apple Maps disaster. He might be Apple's Mr. Fix-It , but somebody needs to help this guy with his Twitter .
November 29th, 2012 | by Gizmodo
Apple's slightly overdue update to iTunes is out. Finally. It's a sizable re-imagining of a piece of software used by a massive amount of people.
November 29th, 2012 | by Gizmodo