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Apple shuts down “Ping”, their social media network

June 14, 2012
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With the next release of iTunes, Ping will no longer exist. Apple has decided to pull the plug to its own social media network, which was launched in September 2010. It never really took off and it couldn’t get the Facebook integration it wanted. Back when it launched, Steve Jobs said Facebook had such high […]

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Spotify lost nearly £17 million in 2009 – but still plans on a 2010 US launch!

November 23, 2010
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The swedish music streaming company, Spotify, just released their financial results for 2009 which shows a loss of £16.66 million, around $26 million. Sales, administration and distribution accounts for about £27.7 million but Spotify couldn’t get their revenue above £11.3 million for the year. Music Ally estimates that Spotify had 7 million users across Europe […]

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How the web has changed the way we buy music – Infographic

October 14, 2010
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The music industry is always changing, from the original LP records first introduced in 1926 (that were as big as 16 inches in diameter) to now being able to download the world of music straight to your phone. Since people discovered downloading music through the internet the music industry has changed dramatically. It’s now at […]

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iTunes Ping reaches 1 million users in 2 days

September 6, 2010
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Apple introduced Ping as part of iTunes 10 on September 1st, explaining how Ping is a social media network that’s all about music. You can follow updates from both your friends and from your favorite music artists and keep up-to-date with more than 17,000 concert listings. According to Apple, 1/3 of the users who downloaded […]

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iTunes 10: Left navigation gray and dull, close/minimize/maximize buttons vertical?! [How-to fix]

September 2, 2010
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iTunes 10 was announced and launched yesterday at the Apple music event and I’ve been playing around with it a little bit for today. The first thing I noticed was how the left navigation sidebar now looks gray and dull. The colored icons are gone and replaced with color-less gray icons. Next after, I noticed […]

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Wrapup: Apple Music Event September 1st – iOS, iPods, AppleTV, AirPlay

September 1, 2010
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Steve Jobs and Apple just wrapped up their September 1st music event in San Francisco, showing us the next two updates to iOS, new iPods, new AppleTV, new iTunes, new AirPlay (previously AirTunes) and a new social media site called Ping. Here’s a complete overview of all that has happened in the 1.5 hour long […]

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Apple TV 3.0 and iTunes 9.0.2 Updates Are Out. Palm Pre Sync Gone Again.

October 30, 2009
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Apple quietly updated Apple TV software to version 3.0 and it now supports new stuff such as Genius Mixes, Internet radio, iTunes Extras and LP support. Press release: Apple Introduces Apple TV 3.0 Software With Redesigned User Interface. The iTunes 9.0.2 update also breaks Palm Pre sync capability (again). Engadget: iTunes 9.0.2 adds support for […]

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Palm Users Waving Goodbye To iTunes Sync?

October 1, 2009
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The battle between Apple and Palm for the Palm Pre phone to be allowed iTunes synchronization has been going on for a while now, but it might finally have come to an end. The last attack out of the Palm camp was to identify the Palm Pre as an iPhone by using Apple’s “USB ID”, […]

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How-To: iTunes TV Shows & Movies For Non-US Citizen

July 23, 2009
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UPDATE – September 16th 2009: It seems the Danish media finally found out about this tip, as articles today so far has featured in Politiken, DR P3 News and Maczonen.dk. According to Danish lawyer, Peter Lind Nielsen, it’s not – seen from a Danish legal point of view – nothing illegal about this method as […]

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iTunes Now Syncs With Palm Pre Again And Android

July 21, 2009

Last week Apple released an update to iTunes breaking the “compatiblity” allowing Palm Pre to sync with iTunes. Shortly after the stock price for Palm dropped, though it’s not certain that the two events are actually connected. Nevertheless, say hello to Salling Mediasync – an application that’s been around for quite some time allowing iTunes […]

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