Posted by A Ocean on July 23, 2013 ·
Apple announced its quarterly earnings for Q3 2013 on Wednesday, it recorded revenue of US$35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion and an earnings per share of $7.47. Analysts expected the sales to be around $35.02 with a earnings per share $7.32.
iPhone sales quashed concerns that a robust competition is hitting demand. Apple sold 31.2 million iPhones in the quarter, far more [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 27, 2013 ·
Twitter has updated its Twitter #music iOS app on Thursday with several new features, including genres replacing the lists feature, #music users gets different genres to listen to including Alternative, Country, Dance, Electronic, Folk, Hip-Hop, Metal, Pop, R&B, and Rock.
The app’s iTunes page gives out more details
“Genres! Get hip-hoppy or get your metal on or get your dance beats [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 18, 2013 ·
Apple announced during the WWDC 2013 that it’s new streaming service iTunes Radio would be coming to Apple TV, as part of the 5.4 beta to developers, Apple TV users can now stream music from the built in app with the same features which will be seen on iPhones running the iOS 7 beta.
Apple TV users can create custom stations based on artists, genres, or song titles, the menus are just like [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 10, 2013 ·
Apple as was widely expected took the curtains off it’s rumoured iRadio service named iTunes Radio (not iRadio), an Internet radio service carrying over 200 stations and a catalog of music from the iTunes Store, combined with iTunes functionality, and Siri integration.
iTunes Radio is available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Windows PC and Apple TV. iTunes Radio listeners get access to [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 18, 2013 ·
Twitter introduced a new music discovery app called Twitter #music on Thursday. Twitter provided more information in a Blog Post.
“Today, we’re releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and emerging artists. It also [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 5, 2013 ·
YouTube will be reportedly launching a subscription music service to take on the likes of Spotify and the rumoured Apple iTunes subscription service according to Fortune.
Ryan Bradley and Jessi Hempel, writing for Fortune:
The two new services are defined by their respective places in the Google empire: Google Play for Android is a digital locker for music – users buy, store, and sort a collection [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 6, 2013 ·
Apple has today announced that 25 billion songs have been purchased and downloaded from iTunes, the 25 billionth song was “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch, and the person who downloaded it will receive an iTunes gift card worth €10,000.
Apple’s full press release is below:
iTunes Store Sets New Record with 25 Billion Songs Sold
CUPERTINO, California―February 6, 2013―Apple® [...]
Posted by A Ocean on December 18, 2012 ·
Apple has few hours ago released iOS 6.0.2 for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini , which fixes a software bug which hampers the connections and speeds of the WiFi connection. Apple has already tried to fix this once before with iOS 6.0.1, but it seems that the problem has persisted.
Users can plug their iPhone 5 or iPad mini into iTunes to install the update, or wait for the OTA system to be activated. [...]
Posted by A Ocean on December 13, 2012 ·
Apple on Thursday published its best of 2012 selections on the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBookstore — and there are a few surprises. Last year, Instagram received iPhone app of the year, while Snapseed got the best iPad app.
The “Best of 2012″ rankings include winners in a variety of mediums among multiple categories. Below are a list of the biggest overall winners:
Posted by A Ocean on November 27, 2012 ·
Facebook is banking on non-advertising services to boost its flagging stock prices, it’s been working hard and fast on adding new products to it’s Facebook Gifts service.On Monday announced the addition of iTunes credit to its Gifts service.
Facebook Users can now give iTunes digital gift cards accompanied by recommendations on content that their friends can purchase. iTunes gifts [...]