Apple announced on Monday that BEYONCÉ, the self-titled fifth album from the pop star, sold 828,773 copies in the first three days it was available. The album was released as an iTunes-exclusive, and Apple said it is the fastest selling album in history at the iTunes Store.
Kill time while waiting with these great apps Vern Seward features in this week's Free on iTunes. Instapaper, Angry Birds Go! and Monopoly Slots.
Check out this nifty little iTunes 11 keyboard shortcut: when you hold down the option key, the back button turns into an insta-Genius Shuffle button. Bryan Chaffin shows you how to use it.
Walmart is tapping Apple to bring in holiday shoppers again with special pricing on iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s on Friday. According to online reports, the retailer will offer aggressive discounts on iPhone 5c ($27) and 5s ($127), a $45 gift card with the purchase of an iPad mini, and $30 gift cards for only $25.
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.
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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.
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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.
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