Huge outage hits Apple storefronts, including iTunes, iBooks, App Store

Apple's digital storefronts are experiencing unplanned downtime, according to a post on the company's website. The iTunes, App Store, Mac App Store, and other storefronts are not working. Apple is working on the issue.

Spotify beware: Apple’s cheaper streaming music service launches in June

After much speculation from an ever-spinning rumor mill, Apple's plans for Beats Music have been broken wide open. Boasting many of the same features as Spotify and tailored for the iTunes crowd, the service could be an instant juggernaut.
Home Theater

Just like meth, your first taste of Better Call Saul is free

You can get your first taste of Breaking Bad spin-off, Better Call Saul, for free on iTunes and Amazon.

Apple starts offering free content via new section in its iTunes store

Apple recently did away with its weekly offer of a free music track on iTunes, though U.S.-based users can from this week access a new section of the online store offering a bunch of free songs as well as episodes from recent TV shows.

Apple grants Europeans 14-day refund window for iTunes and App Store purchases

Apple will refund customers on iTunes and App Store purchases made within 14 days. The refunds only apply in select European countries, so U.S. customers are stuck dealing with iTunes Support.
Movies & TV

The Interview lands on iTunes following YouTube and Xbox Video release

Following in the footsteps of Google and Microsoft, Apple has decided to make The Interview available online via iTunes. Sony said on Sunday the movie has so far generated $15 million in revenue via online channels.

This Week in Music: The week of the mixtapes and comebacks with Wale, Miguel and More

New music is dropping all the time. It's time to get some new tunes in your ears. Here are the best new releases this week, including Wale, Blue Hawaii, Miguel brand new singles from Erick Sermon and Jodeci, and more!

Apple prevails in antitrust lawsuit with a unanimous decision

A jury unanimously decided in favor of Apple in the tech giant's antitrust lawsuit over tactics of restricting iPod and iTunes compatibility with competitors.

Former engineer claims Apple intended to block 100 percent of non-iTunes clients

Former Apple engineer Ron Schultz testified against the tech giant on Friday, claiming Apple willfully attempted to block iPod users from downloading music not purchased from its own iTunes store.

Apple back in the dock after iPod case gets a new plaintiff

It looked as though the antitrust case filed against Apple — for restricting the music users could play on iPods — might be about to collapse, but a new eligible plaintiff has stepped forward.

Apple admits it deleted non-iTunes music off iPods for two years

Apple admits to secretly deleting non-Apple music files from iPods during an ongoing antitrust trial.

Apple to rebrand Beats Music and push it to all iOS devices, report says

Apple is reportedly planning to rebrand Beats Music and push it to all iPhones and iPads in an effort to boost the streaming service's subscriber base, which is thought to currently stand at little more than 110,000.