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  • News: iTunes to reject DRM-free movies

    Apple chief executive Steve Jobs may be pushing for music labels to lift copyright protection on digital music but he doesn't appear so eager to do the same for video content, despite his position as the largest shareholder in Walt Disney.

  • News: Apple confirms DRM-free iTunes

    EMI Music’s entire digital music catalogue will be available for purchase without digital rights management (DRM) from the iTunes Store worldwide in May. Apple chief executive Steve Jobs predicted that more than half of the songs on iTunes will be available in DRM-free versions by the end of this year

  • News: Apple iPhone launch date leaked

    Steve Jobs’ keynote at the Macworld Expo in January this year revealed that the iPhone would be released in June but now US wireless company, Cingular, has let slip that the device will be available from the site from 11 June.

  • News: Video iPods get UK price cut

    Apple has announced a small price cut for its video iPod range in the UK. The 30GB model, previously priced at £189, is now available for £179. The top-end 80GB video iPod has had it’s price cut from £259 to £189. Prices for Apple’s iPod nano and iPod shuffle ranges remain the same.

  • News: Copy-free iTunes coming today - report

    Apple and EMI are expected to announce a DRM-free approach to iTunes at a special UK announcement today. The copy-free approach would allow music fans to swap tracks bought through iTunes freely between iPods and computers

  • News: Excitement over UK Apple launch today

    EMI chief executive Eric Nicoli will hold an event in the UK with Apple boss Steve Jobs as a special guest, according to an invitation sent to press yesterday.

  • News: iPod & iPhone market to double

    The iPod-dominated market for media and music players to double between 2005 and 2010, according to researchers at iSuppli.

  • News: Google adds new YouTube features

    New services available on YouTube could reflect growing influence of its parent company Google.

  • News: Apple offers iTunes discounts in the UK

    Apple has added a new feature called 'Complete My Album' to boost album sales at the iTunes Store. This service allows customers to turn individual tracks into a complete album at a reduced price by giving them a full 79 pence credit for every track they have previously purchased from that album through iTunes.

  • News: Vista fix repairs Apple iTunes & iPod bug

    Microsoft has released several fixes for Windows Vista bugs, including one involving the ubiquitous iPod music player that Apple didn't fix in an iTunes update three weeks ago.

  • News: Disney sued over Apple iTunes deal

    Starz Entertainment has filed a lawsuit against Disney for copyright infringement and breach of contract. The lawsuit was filed because Disney began selling the same movies to Apple and Wal-Mart as it had previously offered exclusively to Starz.

  • News: iPhone available on eBay

    eBay seller offers six iPhones in the US, three months before the handset is due to go on sale

  • News: Microsoft misses Zune deadline

    Zune users who were waiting for an important firmware update from Microsoft were disappointed on Tuesday when the company didn't deliver on schedule.

  • News: Beatles mate picks iTunes

    While the world waits for EMI to re-issue the remastered Beatles catalogue on Apple's iTunes, one of John Lennon's old mates has decided to beat them to it by releasing his entire catalogue through the market-leading music download service.

  • News: Apple reveals remaining iTunes Vista bugs

    iTunes 7.1 addresses a number of Vista compatibility bugs, but users are warned that the new OS could still corrupt their iPods

  • News: Getting your music on the iTunes Store

    If you remember walking into record shops as a kid and thinking how cool it would be to one day see your album sitting on the shelf, the digital age may help your childhood daydream come true. With the help of a company called TuneCore, any musician or band can get their music in the most popular online stores.

  • News: Wireless iTunes controller launched

    Imaging and sound peripheral maker Hercules has released the Tunes Explorer Wireless, a device that lets you navigate your iTunes playlist wirelessly from anywhere in the house. It costs € 49.99 (£66).

  • News: Apple updates iTunes and QuickTime

    Apple has released updates for its digital jukebox software iTunes, as well as an update for QuickTime.

  • News: iPhone to get VoIP capability

    Macworld UK reports that Apple’s iPhone will be able to make voice over IP (VoIP) calls using a mobile web tool that works via smartphones’ built-in web browsers.

  • News: Toshiba boosts Nand flash production

    Toshiba is expanding production of Nand flash memory chips faster than originally planned, the company said today.

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