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Apple Releases iTunes 11.4 with iOS 8 Support

9:12 AM, Sep. 10th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · Product News

Apple released iTunes 11.4 for the Mac and Windows on Tuesday with support for next week's release of iOS 8 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update will let users sync movies, music, and other content with devices running iOS 8.

TMO Daily Observations: 2014-09-09

4:10 PM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · Daily Observations Podcast

Apple's big media event just wrapped up and there was plenty to see. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up their first impressions on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Apple Watch, Apple Pay, U2's album launch, and more.

U2’s New Album Debuts on iTunes Store as Free Download

2:59 PM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

U2 fans that also happen to be iTunes Store customers got a special treat at the end of Apple's special media event on Tuesday when the band closed out the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch introduction, and then announced that its new album will be available exclusively through iTunes as a free download. The album will be available exclusively through the iTunes Store through October 13.

Court Denies Retrial in Second Apple v Samsung Patent Case

10:37 AM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple's motion for for judgement as a matter of law or a retrial in its second patent infringement case against Samsung was denied on Monday. The iPhone and iPad maker had hoped to find a way to get a ruling more in its favor in the case, but it appears the U.S. Federal Court wasn't swayed by the company's arguments.

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Apple's series of wins in its ongoing patent infringement fight with Samsung have all been slowly eroding away. Samsung's drag-it-out strategy seems to be paying off because the longer the legal fight continues the less Apple looks like a winner.

TMO Live Coverage: Apple’s Sept 9 Media Event

9:10 AM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple's September 9 media event is only hours away and The Mac Observer is on location to bring you the latest news and announcements. The company is expected to show off the iPhone 6 as well as the iWatch, and may very well have more surprises in store, too.

Apple TV gets Live Stream Channel for Sept 9 Media Event

8:50 AM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple's Special Events channel appeared again on Apple TV Tuesday morning leading up to the company's media presentation at the Flint Center in Cupertino. The channel will live stream today's iPhone 6 and iWatch launch, and includes recordings from past events, too.

Apple Store Offline Ahead of iPhone 6 Media Event

8:10 AM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple's online store closed its virtual doors Tuesday morning ahead of the company's highly anticipated media event. The company is expected to introduce the iPhone 6 today, along with its first product in the wearable tech market.