How will Apple make up for slightly declining iPhone sales and a 2019 iPhone that lacks 5G? Simple. Pour on the coals with other products. About time.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Eddy Cue’s new interview and the evolution of iTunes through the ages.
macOS Catalina will turn iTunes into Music and add Podcasts and Apple TV apps. This means that media file locations will be a bit different.
Now that Apple has killed iTunes, App Store apps no longer use itunes.apple.com. Instead, the new URL is apps.apple.com. This means you’ll have to tweak your shortcuts.
It’s true, Craig Federighi let loose a perfect little Quick Tip last week at WWDC, did you catch it? Your two geeks did, and they’re here to share it with you. In addition to some more Quick Tips from other listeners, this episode is chock full of answers to your great questions on topics like preparing your iTunes library for Catalina, upgrading to a new Mac, and much, much more. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!
The potentail for confusion in the macOS iTunes to Apple Music app transition in Catalina is great. Here are the facts.
WWDC confirmed that iTunes will be no more in macOS Catalina. It will be replaced by three new apps – Music, TV, and Podcasts.
Dave and Kelly recap the first day of WWDC including the (public) keynote address and the State of the Union, new hardware, and new software.
WWDC 2019, like all WWDCs, will be full of interesting developer details and new Apple initiatives. But to be truly magical, Apple will just have to mesmerize us with details of the new Mac Pro—even if it’s not ready to ship.
Cult of Mac reports:
Some sources previously stated that the [macOS 10.15 Music] app would be made using Marzipan, which lets developers easily port iPad apps to the desktop. But new information reveals that won’t be the case.
The Mac’s next-generation Music app will be based on iTunes, not ported over from iOS.
This makes some sense. The legacy macOS iTunes has a lot of Mac-specific code, including iOS device syncing and encrypted backups. But it’s probably also just phase one in the evolution of iTunes/Music on the Mac.
In iOS 12.3 Apple gave customers the ability to use Apple Pay in iTunes and the App Store for apps, movies, games, and more. Here’s where to find the setting.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the possiblity of Marzipan updates to iTunes, and the future of macOS.
More movies exclusive to iTunes have been leaked to pirate websites, providing stronger evidence for an iTunes DRM crack.
A pirate copy of Aquaman circulating among torrent sites could suggest that iTunes DRM has been broken, and tvOS could be to blame.
Sales of physical music media, like CDs and vinyls, have surpassed the number of people downloading music from iTunes. Which makes sense because everyone else has moved on to streaming music, which accounted for 75% of revenue last year for the recording industry.
Downloads represented just 11 percent of US labels’ revenue last year, a music industry trade group said Thursday. Physical sales — the term for music formats you can actually hold, which are mostly CDs and vinyl at this point — booked 12 percent.
Because the Academy Awards is in a couple days, iTunes is having an Oscars movie sale for past and present nominations.
If Apple execs really want to alleviate their firm’s dependence on iPhone sales, they should grow their media offering.
Netflix stopped new users globally from paying for their subscription via iTunes, following an experiment in 33 countries last year.
Apple is welcoming 2019 with some iTunes movie deals, including the Superman 80th Anniversary Collection.
Bryan Chaffin is joined by guest-host Peter Cohen to discuss Apple’s cloud services, including the ones they do really well and the ones that suck. They also talk about password management and practices, and look at Apple’s leadership team 8 years after Steve Jobs’s passing.