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Hate iTunes as much as we do? Here’s how to give it the ax

Apple's iTunes is a major performance drain in Windows, and it's not exactly sprightly in Mac OS X either. That said, removing the media player be a serious boon to your desktop's performance. Here's how to get rid of iTunes in both…
Music

Here’s how to stream Chance the Rapper’s new mixtape — and you might not like it

Chance the Rapper has released his third mixtape Coloring Book, a star-studded follow up to 2013's acclaimed Acid Rap, but fans can only hear his new music on one streaming service.
Music

Did Apple Music delete these music libraries, or was it user error?

James Pinkstone, an Atlanta-based composer, claims Apple's iTunes has deleted his locally-stored tracks, in favor of placing them strictly in the cloud. 9to5Mac's Ben Lovejoy has made a similar claim, sparking a debate about who's to blame.
Mobile

Apple suffers China setback as authorities block iTunes movie and book sales

Apple's iTunes store for movies and books has reportedly been blocked in China. The online store only launched in the country six months ago, and so Apple executives will be keen to find out precisely why the action has been taken.
Mobile

Music junkie? Here are 22 of our favorite apps for consuming and creating tunes

We've rummaged through all the major app stores to find the finest mobile music apps in existence, so no matter if you're on Android or iOS, consult this list to find the best music apps.
Computing

Need to manage your iTunes authorizations? It's easier than you think

Want to access to your apps, movies, music, audiobooks, and other digital content on more than one computer? If so, here's our guide to authorizing your Mac or PC using iTunes.
Mobile

Apple ‘secret team’ prepping major App Store changes, report claims

Apple's App Store, which now offers more than 1.5 million apps, looks set to be overhauled in a bid to make it more efficient for both users and developers. And one of the reported changes could prove particularly beneficial for…
Mobile

How to make ringtones for iPhone (any generation) 2:38

No one likes to pay for ringtones, or anything else for that matter. So keep your precious money and check out our quick guide for creating free, custom ringtones using iTunes.
Computing

Leaving the iTunes Music Store open can kill your Mac’s battery life

If your Mac's battery is dying quickly, try closing the iTunes Music Store. Leaving it open can eat up too much processing power, which can lead your battery to an early death.
Mobile

Analyst predicts Apple Music could reach 20 million subscribers by end of next year

While most analysts are predicting a slip in subscriptions for Apple Music, one notable analyst claims the service will reach eight million by end of year. Mark Mulligan also predicts 20 million subscribers by the end of 2016.
Music

Apple increases iTunes Match and Apple Music storage to 100,000 songs

Apple knows not to make promises it can't keep, and now, it's delivering on an issue that has music fans everywhere singing Hallelujah. The iEmpire has now increased the iTunes Match and Apple Music libraries limit from 25,000 to 100,000.
Mobile

For deals or just the latest designs, these are the shopping apps you need

It's time to get started on your holiday shopping. To help, we've collected some apps you may not know of that are all great tools to help finish holiday gift buying early this year.