Whether you're annoyed with iTunes' new "now playing" notifications or you like them as much as Melissa Holt does, this Quick Tip will be helpful to you. She'll cover how to turn those notifications off, and then she's going to tell you how to see up to the last twenty songs you've played, right within Notification Center (which is really handy when you're listening to iTunes Radio). There are practically a hundred tips stuffed in this one little article, people! OK, maybe not quite that many.
Apple is getting serious about selling advertising on iTunes Radio with the hiring of Cumulus Media executive vice president of sales Michael Pallad. Mr. Pallad started with Apple on December 2 and could play a big role in drawing advertisers to the company's streaming music service.
The Mac Observer Spin The Mac Observer Spin is how we show you what our authors think about a news story at quick glance. Read More →
Apple is competing with online streaming companies like Pandora and Spotify for both listeners and advertisers. Bringing on Michael Pallad looks like a really smart move because he already has a name in the radio advertising industry.
Here is Free on iTunes Top Ten apps of 2013. Check it out.
Many iOS device users don’t care to know what apps they’ve purchased and downloaded over the years. Most are probably afraid to learn how much they’ve spent, and would rather not look. Others may actually have a need to know. Sandro Cuccia shows you a few ways to retrieve, and perhaps even print, a history of your iOS app purchases.
Got a Retina Display iPad or iPad mini? Then you'll want these free ebooks Vern Seward is featuring in this week's Free on iTunes. Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries, Guinness World Records: Awesome Animals, and Baby Animals. Check it out.
Holiday season means package shipping, and Vern Seward found three iOS apps that will help you arrange and managing all that shipping in this week's Free on iTunes. FedEx, UPS Mobile, and USPS Mobile.
Apple has finally updated iBooks for iOS, flattening the app and ripping out almost all of the skeuomorphic design elements. Gone are the wooden shelves and the book pages that look like the pages of a book, but Apple did leave in the main skeuomorphic element I was hoping to keep—page curl animations.
OS X and iOS 7 let you create personal ringtones from your iTunes account for your iPhone without the aid of any additional software. Nancy Carroll Gravley walks you through the steps to make it happen.
Oh boy, but it's been a good week for iBooks. The Hunger Games finally came to iBooks a few days ago, and now Calvin and Hobbes is available! Apple announced it today on Twitter, including a classic shot of the two friends gallivanting downhill in Calvin's wagon.
Rejoice Katniss/iPad fans, because Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games trilogy is finally available on iBooks. The books are some of the most popular books of the last five years, and were the biggest holdout for iBooks until a few days ago.
TMO Weekly Sponsor
ACM 234: Apple, Microsoft and Mergers that Just Won’t Happen
One analyst thinks Apple and Microsoft will have to merge into a single company to fight off Google and Facebook,…
MGG 478: Cool Stuff Found AND Your Questions Answered
This weekend the show is split right down the middle: Cool Stuff Found on one side and Your Questions Answered…