Post Thumbnail

Rumors reported by Bloomberg indicate Apple's streaming music service could extend its reach beyond the United States just a few months. iTunes Radio launched in the US along with the iOS 7 / iTunes 11.1 update on September 18th, and if the \"people with knowledge of the situation\" are correct, it

1 year ago 0 Comments
October 7, 2013 at 8:53PM
Post Thumbnail

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is coming to us from Katie, who is totally down with the stream. The radio stream. If you're looking to send in an inquiry of your own, drop us a lin

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Apple's new subscription policy has already drawn plenty of criticism -- not to mention the eye of the FTC and DOJ - but that doesn't make the missive issued by Readability today any less pointed. As you may be aware, Readability's technology uses the Reader feature recently added to Safari, and t

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Hot on the heels of the Daily, the oft-rumored Apple subscription service is finally spreading out to the rest of the app store. Love it or lump it, anything currently available in the company's online marketplace, including magazines, newspapers, video, and music, can now be offered on the subscri

3 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Rumors of an iTunes subscription service are nothing new, but it's not every day they pop up in Reuters and the New York Post and CNET all at once, so here we go again. The Reuters and NYP reports claim Apple's Eddy Cue has been meeting with record execs to pitch a new $10-$15 monthly service that

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Before the iPhone, the iPod, and iTunes, there was Napster. The original gangster of digital music distribution has undergone many changes since its heyday as a pirate's Shangri-La, though this latest one seems to be the most fitting. A new app for the aforementioned iOS devices as well as the iPad

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the 10 billionth song that Apple sold through iTunes, Johnny Cash's \"Guess Things Happen That Way\", a man other than Steve Jobs famous for black attire bemoans the happenstance of his romantic misfortune. But nothi

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Today's \"people familiar with the discussions\" prattle carried by both the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times has Apple reducing the price of some of its US television shows to 99 cents in time for the iPad launch. A quick search through the iTunes store makes it apparent that Apple has already

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The subscription-based iTunes rumor has been around for what feels like eons, and apparently, it's rearing its always intriguing head once more. According to a report over at Financial Times, the suits in Cupertino are currently \"in discussions\" with major music outfits about a new model that could

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

This rumor is just about as old as iTunes itself, and while it has remained fairly dormant due to Steve's insistence on maintaining the oh-so-lucrative existing model, the subscription-based iTunes question has somehow surfaced again. According to Les Ottolenghi, CEO of INTENT MediaWorks, Apple cou

7 years ago 0 Comments