Apple Considering Offering Unlimited iTunes Music Downloads for iPhone, iPod

An article published today by the Financial Times reports that Apple is in the process of exploring offering unlimited music download from iTunes at no cost to customers who purchase an iPhone or iPod. The concept is basically the same as the Nokia "comes with music" program which the handset manufacturer offers in partnership with Universal Music.

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Essentially, either program would allow customers, who have purchased a handset or MP3 player at an inflated price, to download unlimited music and keep that music


Apple Releases iTunes 7.6.1

Apple released a new version of iTunes today, version 7.6.1. The new version of iTunes is available as either a direct download, or through iTunes' software update. This new version of iTunes isn't considered a major update, by any means. According to Apple's release notes, the update seems to provide some minor bugfixes, and feature additions which enhance compatibility with Apple TV 2.0.

Apple Announces iTunes Movie Rentals for Apple TV, iPhone, iPod, more

As expected, Steve Jobs just announced movie rentals via iTunes at this year's Macworld expo. Apple will be partnering with studios such as Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Sony, Disney, and more. According to Jobs, the service will feature not only great first run titles, but a library of past favorites as well.

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How do I reclaim iPhone storage space taken up by 'Other'?

We've been getting numerous reports of users, who have attempted to sync their iPhones after the latest iTunes updates (7.4.x), finding that iTunes shows space on their iPhone occupied by something specified only as 'Other'. Often, this space may be only small amounts (a few megabytes), but we have received reports of 'Other' taking up as much as 4 gigabytes.

Unfortunately, scouring available information sources and speaking with Apple hasn't led to any type of easy resolution.

Apple Releases iTunes 7.4.2, Breaks Free Ringtones Again

Apple released iTunes 7.4.2 earlier today, officially geared towards addressing an "issue with creating ringtones using iTunes Plus song purchases and includes bug fixes to improve stability and performance," according to Apple's release notes. For many users, however, the update seems to have made matters worse.


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