How to share your iTunes library

There are a number of ways to share your iTunes library, but, in a broad sense, it can done in two ways: via Wi-Fi on your home network, or via Bluetooth to a person nearby. Looking to share your iTunes media with another device? You've come to the right…


Chinese animation studio sues Apple over illegal iTunes movie sales

Apple is facing new allegations that it is illegally selling more than one hundred movies in China without permission from the studio that created them, with said studio bringing a lawsuit worth more than 3 million yuan against the company.


Apple updates Podcasts app with new features and design changes

The reel-to-reel tape deck has gone! Apple has updated its much-critcized Podcasts app with new features and a new design which the Cupertino company hopes will set it on the path to receiving a little more love from users.


Why it’s still hard to discover new music online (and how we can fix it)

Services like Spotify and Pandora have radically disrupted the traditional state of music distribution, but the tools to help us deal with this glut of amazing music have yet to develop.


Angry Birds goes free for iDevices, now App of the Week in iTunes store and once again top of the charts

Players of Angry Birds Lite rejoice! The bird-flinging game has been catapulted back to the top of the iOS app chart after developer Rovio this week made the full version available for free.


HitBliss lets you stream video content based on how many ads you can stomach

What if the advertisements on your streaming media made you money, instead of just the website you're visiting? A new video start-up called HitBliss aims to make that happen, offering a business model in which ads will pay for your own choice of content.


5-year-old boy spends over $2500 in 10 minutes on in-app purchases

Serving as a cautionary tale for parents that don't spend time setting up parental controls on a mobile device, a young boy in England racked up major charges while purchasing in-app items


Tear down the ecosystem wall and access your media collection on nearly any device with QVIVO.

For only $5 a month, you can access all of your media on any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android-based device with QVIVO's cloud based streaming service. It even works with FLAC files and iTunes.

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How to download music to your iPod or iPhone

We show you how to download music to your iPod or iPhone so you can sync up all your favorite songs using iTunes for use on-the-go. Multiple members of the Digital Trends staff contributed to this guide.


Apple releases iTunes 11.0.2 with composer view, enhancements, bug fixes

Apple released a small update to iTunes on Tuesday. Version 11.0.2 offers, among other things, a new composer view where users can add a column to their music page to show the composer of a track.


iTunes sees 25 billionth song downloaded, just weeks away from its tenth anniversary

The 25 billionth song has been downloaded from the Apple iTunes music store, which is just weeks away from its tenth anniversary. The lucky individual who purchased the song has been given a 10,000 euro iTunes gift card.


Apple introduces vanity URLs, may have Amazon-battling bonus

Apple has introduced vanity URLs, which developers can use to promote their apps in an easy to remember way. It could also assist the firm in its lawsuit against Amazon's use of the phrase appstore.


Beloved soaps return on Hulu and iTunes, nation’s grandmothers confused

If your mother is still upset about the 2011 cancellation of her favorite ABC soaps, here's some good news: In a few months, they'll start back up on iTunes and Hulu.


Newsstand news: Apple offers Hearst magazines before print edition, Rolling Stone arrives

Apple and major magazine publisher Hearst are trying something new in an effort to get more iPad users to buy content from Newsstand....


Amazon MP3 comes to iOS as a Web-app, neatly avoiding Apple’s App Store commission

Amazon has launched its MP3 music store on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. But don't bother searching for it. To avoid paying Apple commission, Amazon has made it a web-app accessed through Safari.