This week Vern Seward offers you a mixed bag, a small potpourri of apps that you might find useful and interesting. This week's Free on iTunes takes a look at Quotes!, Dribbblr, and Fotopedia Reporter.
If you like games on your iPhone and iPad, this is your lucky day. It's literally your lucky day because Pangea Software has made every game it offers free for just one day. The company said that it was a thank you to customers.
Apple announced the Apple Music Store—that's the iTunes Store today—on April 28th, 2003. That means on Sunday, April 28th, 2013, the iTunes Store will be 10 years old, and Apple is marking the event with a timeline appropriately called "A Decade of iTunes."
Apple launched a special iTunes Store area on Wednesday called "A Decade of iTunes" to celebrate the ten year anniversary of its online music store. The iTunes Store first launched as the iTunes Music Store on April 28, 2003, and the special tribute store points out highlights from every year it's been up and running.
At least some developers selling their wares through Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are making out based on comments from CFO Peter Oppenheimer. He noted during Tuesday's second fiscal quarter earnings report that Apple is now paying out over US$1 billion a quarter to third-party developers.
You have a Mac and an Apple TV, but sometimes you want to watch your movies and TV shows on your iPad. How do you do that without syncing videos to your iPad? It's pretty easy once you enable Home Sharing.
This week in Free on iTunes Vern Seward appeases his daugther and grandson by looking at three kid-friendly books for iOS. Jack and Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, and Iron Man.
Apple could sign a deal for streaming music rights with Universal as soon as next week, according to unnamed sources cited by The Verge. The deal would put Apple one step closer to being able to launch a streaming radio service, something the company has reportedly been wanting to do for some time.
Starbucks announced a change to its iTunes Pick of the Week program on Tuesday that pushes customers to the company's mobile app for free downloads, which had some people thinking the cards they're used to seeing next to the cash register were going away, and soon. Turns out that's not the case, and what Starbucks is really doing is giving away even more free iTunes content every week.
BlackBerry, formerly Research in Motion, is shutting down its online music subscription service, which is bad news for its subscribers, but is also big news in that -- wait, BlackBerry still had a music service?
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