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  1. fraud
    iTunes Decides Chinese Pop Star’s Sales Will Not CountKris Wu just made a whole lot of Ariana Grande–loving enemies.
  2. New Movies and Shows on iTunes: April 2018The Commuter, Counterpart, and more.
  3. Seasons 1 and 2 of Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher’s ‘Take My Wife’ Are […]Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher’s Seeso comedy Take My Wife has found a new home after a long stretch of homelessness. The two announced […]
  4. New Movies and Shows on iTunes: March 2018Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I, Tonya, Phantom Thread, and more.
  5. New Movies and TV Shows on iTunes: February 2018Call Me by Your Name, The Shape of Water, Thor: Ragnarok, and more.
  6. binge-watch worthy
    Black-ish Season 2 Is Free on iTunes Binge now before it disappears on Wednesday.
  7. prince
    Prince Has the No. 1 Song and Album on iTunes TodayPeople are flocking to iTunes to buy his music.
  8. what is a weekend?
    iTunes Will Let You Finish Downton a Little EarlyOr you can buy the DVDs!
  9. smash
    Download the First Episode of Smash for Free! Right Now!If NBC is “introducing” us to Katharine McPhee, then consider this our “introducing” you to iTunes.
  10. youtube
    YouTube to Launch Movies On DemandIt’ll compete with iTunes!
  11. money
    How Did iTunes Finally Get the Beatles?Money.
  12. can buy me love
    You Will Soon Be Able to Buy the Beatles on iTunesApple and the Beatles make peace.
  13. breaking
    Fox Hopes iTunes Can Save Knight and DayGiving a chunk away free may be the only way to convince people it’s worth giving Tom Cruise another chance.
  14. the future
    Apple to Fix Ticketing Business?Apple recently filed a patent for a Ticketmaster-killer.
  15. movies
    What the Boombox Scene in Say Anything Would Look Like If It Were Filmed TodayCute.
  16. the future
    Reports: Apple to Stream Your MusicApple is allegedly set to announce a music-streaming service allowing users to back up their libraries remotely and listen to them on any Internet-connected device.
  17. gotta have apps
    McSweeney’s iPhone Tendency$5.99 will get you six months worth of daily updates on your iPhone from everyone’s favorite literary website.
  18. the music biz
    Music Publishers to Be Laughed Out of Room by AppleASCAP and BMI want royalty payments every time you listen to a 30-second sample in the iTunes Music Store.
  19. awesome
    iTunes to Allow Stealing, FinallyiTunes 9.0, available later today, will allow “home sharing” at last.
  20. auto-tune
    T-Pain Auto-Tunes Your iPhoneFor the incredible price of just $2.99, you can record your Auto-Tuned voice singing along to classic T-Pain jams like “I’m N Luv (Wit a Stripper).”
  21. the future
    iTunes Sells Mad Men Episode From the Future!If anything has ever made us want to cancel our cable and buy all our TV shows from the Internet, it’s this.
  22. sales
    Michael Jackson Dominates the iTunes Sales Chart41 of the Top 100 songs were recorded by Jackson.
  23. music
    John Cage Confounds iTunes CustomersThis week, iTunes is offering Cage’s “’4’33”” as a free download.
  24. impending disasters
    What Recession? iTunes Hiking Its Prices Come April 7Get ready to pay $1.29 for “hit singles and classic tracks.”
  25. u2
    Did Switching Cell-phone Carriers Cost U2 360,000 Fans?If ‘Get on Your Boots’ had sound-tracked an iPod touch ad, would things be different now?
  26. sesame street
    ‘Sesame Street’ on Your iPod!’Sesame Street’ will finally, belatedly, and thankfully be available online.
  27. awesome
    What Will Weird Al’s New Single Be?Says Al: ‘It’s a parody of a song that very recently was (or perhaps still is) the number one song in the country.’
  28. newsfeed
    Apple Wins iTunes Poker GameSadly, we won’t get to watch the spectacle of Steve Jobs following through on his threat to shut down iTunes.
  29. newsfeed
    Would Apple Really Shut Down iTunes?The National Music Publishers’ Association has requested a hike in royalty rates, and Apple has said that could force it to shut down iTunes.
  30. imminent disasters
    Are Indie Labels Getting Screwed by MySpace’s Doomed Music Service?Yes.
  31. the music business doing just terrific
    Estelle Returns to iTunes After Bout of Record-Label IdiocyTwo weeks after pulling her album from iTunes to spur record sales, Atlantic Records realized this was a stupid idea.
  32. ipods
    New iTunes Does Your Playlist-Making for YouRobots win again!
  33. the take
    Kiss Your Streaming Video Good-bye: Time Warner Ready to Charge You for BandwidthAre you ready to pay a “download tax” to Time Warner just to get your episode of ‘Cavemen’?
  34. the early-evening news
    Matthew McConaughey Considering a MustachePlus: iTunes beats Wal-Mart, and a pair of 23-year-olds get their musical on Broadway!
  35. apropos of nothing
    Rush Release of New Raconteurs Album Expedited by iTunes, PiratesiTunes put the new Raconteurs album on sale early. Jack White is going to be so excited!
  36. apropos of nothing
    iPod Owners Who’ve Never Heard ‘Abbey Road,’ Rejoice! The Beatles Finally Coming to iTunes!This weekend brought huge news for Beatles fans who’ve somehow managed to avoid owning the band’s albums on CD and refrained from pirating any of their songs on file-sharing networks this past decade — the Beatles are coming to iTunes!
  37. the early-evening news
    Gary Busey Issues Creepy Apology for Creepy BehaviorPlus: Paul Haggis!
  38. apropos of nothing
    Meet Qtrax, Digital Music’s Latest Non-Threat to iTunesMaking its online debut today is Qtrax, a free, ad-supported, peer-to-peer service with a song catalog to rival Apple’s iTunes. Too bad it’s terrible in almost every way!
  39. apropos of nothing
    Steve Jobs Fails to Make Us Crap Our PantsA few minutes ago, at the hugely anticipated (by nerds, like us) Macworld conference in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the details of iTunes’ new movie-rental service, which officially launches today.
  40. apropos of nothing
    Netflix and Apple Compete With Underwhelming Movie-Streaming ServicesAmid the kickoff of this year’s MacWorld conference, where Apple’s Steve Jobs is expected to announce — in addition to other more-exciting things — a new feature for the iTunes Music Store that will let users “rent” films from some studios for the not-quite-reasonable price of $4 a day, Netflix, in an apparent bid to rain on Apple’s parade, is extending their “Watch Instantly” service.
  41. apropos of nothing
    Practically Confirmed: Jay-Z Might Be Launching a Record Label With AppleWe were hesitant to report on Jay-Z’s supposed upcoming venture with Apple — but that was all the way back this morning when the whole thing was just a rumor.
  42. apropos of nothing
    Netflix Announces Plan to Kill Mailbox, Envelope IndustriesLate last night, Netflix announced the details of a partnership with electronics company LG to create a set-top box that will let members to stream movies directly to their televisions and save them an exhausting walk to mailbox.
  43. apropos of nothing
    Led Zeppelin Make Trivial Announcement Regarding the Online Sales of Their Music!In a move sure to thrill fans too dumb to operate LimeWire and too lazy to rip a CD in iTunes, Led Zeppelin have announced plans to sell their entire catalog online in all major digital-music stores.
  44. the take
    Universal Music Group to Challenge iTunes With Inferior Online Store Four Years Too LateLike iTunes, Universal’s Total Music will offer a vast selection of songs and albums for download, but unlike Apple’s store, it will be wildly unpopular.
  45. the early-evening news
    Anna Faris SucksNews about Dr. Dre and the Sex and the City movie!
  46. the take
    iTunes Holdout Update: Led Zep Comes Aboard, Eminem Jumps Ship?Fans of hobbity heavy metal rejoice! Fans of angry white-guy rap despair!