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Determined to try Apple Music and its accompanying Beats 1 radio the very moment they're available on June 30th? The streaming service's senior director, Ian Rogers, is happy to help those early adopter impulses. He says that iOS 8.4 (and thus Apple Music) will be available at 11AM Eastern on that...

June 28th 2015 at 1:14pm 0 Comments
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We've seen quite a few hints that iTunes Radio would soon be available outside of the US, and it's now clear that there was something to all those clues: The music service is now available in Australia. Listeners on the island nation can get the same personalized radio streams as their American co...

February 10th 2014 at 4:19pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

March 21st 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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According to a study recently published by Strategy Analytics, Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match are tops among US consumer cloud services. The study polled 2,300 Americans and found, among other things, that 27 percent of respondents have used iCloud and/or iTunes Match. Further, 17 percent have...

March 21st 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Macworld took an in-depth look at the idiosyncrasies of using iTunes Match a year after the service had its belated launch. And, with this morning's outage, it doesn't appear that things are getting any easier for the service. It didn't help that an already rough road got even rockier w...

November 19th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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After a brief outage yesterday that affected iMessage and FaceTime, Apple's iTunes match service is now apparently down for some iOS and Mac users this morning. As noticed by AppleInsider, iTunes Match content stored in the cloud just stalls at 0:00 without any error message. Apple's iCloud sys...

November 19th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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SuperSync is a really impressive app that you've probably already heard about if you've ever tried to keep iTunes libraries between various computers synced together. It basically scans your iTunes library as you add to it, and then tracks different libraries across Macs and PCs to make sure th...

October 2nd 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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I don't use iTunes Match and I probably never will. I have seen a constant stream of complaints from people who use the service, with their music libraries unceremoniously deleted, re-downloaded and deleted again -- and that's just one of the many issues I've seen since the service began. Now iOS...

September 26th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments