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3 hrs ago | Kirkville

Make Sure to Back Up Audiobooks Purchased from the iTunes Store; You Can't Re-Download Them

In this week's Ask the iTunes Guy column at Macworld , I discuss an issue with audiobook chapters, and I close by recommending that audiobook listeners buy from Audible's books can be cheaper than the same books from Apple-you can get a book-a-month plan for $15 a month, and other plans can cost even less.


Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Apple, Startups

7 hrs ago | Macworld UK

Ask the iTunes Guy: Encoding miracles and missing audiobook chapters

It's easy to forget that some of the technology we use is, to paraphrase a great author, nearly indistinguishable from voodoo.


Related Topix: Online Music, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

8 hrs ago | Macworld

Advice from an Apple Tech: The Great Upgrade Freakout

And there's no stopping the reaction of a tech client who might be less than enthralled with whatever necessary changes you had to incorporate to save their data, upgrade their Mac and/or get their Mac working again.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Computers

10 hrs ago | Windows IT Pro

Short Takes: August 22, 2014

An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including the ongoing problem of "scam" apps in the Windows Store, HP's quarter is saved by strong PC sales, HP's layoffs dwarf Microsoft's, Sony doesn't understand why the PS 4 is doing so well, but I think I have the answer, and Apple's stock surges on speculation, as always.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Idea Factory, -8, Video Games, 2010, 2012, Gliese Games

10 hrs ago | Wired

Os X Yosemite: How to Use the New, More Powerful Spotlight Search

Apple's latest desktop operating system, OS X Yosemite, won't officially come out until sometime this fall.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Public Address

Hard News: Friday Music: A Strange Road

It was one thing when the Electoral Commission declared Darren Watson's 'Planet Key' song and video to be an "election programme" under the Broadcasting Act.


Related Topix: Weird

Cult of Mac Blog

Os X Yosemite Public Beta 2 is now available

Apple has released the second public beta of OS X Yosemite to participants in its first ever open beta program for the desktop operating system that opened up last month .


Related Topix: Apple, Startups

The Motley Fool

3 Overlooked Apple, Inc. Technologies Could Serve as Catalysts

While the company's popular iPhone line is certainly getting its fair share of acknowledgement among analysts as a continued catalyst for the stock, there are a few other often overlooked areas that provide potential upside, too.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Bluetooth, Online Music

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners.



Dubai set for world's largest Apple store

Apple is gearing up for the impending launch of its much-hyped iPhone 6 . But as well as its forthcoming smartphone, the company is also planning on opening its largest retail space to date.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone

Daily Mail

Families to inherit Facebook accounts: Delaware becomes first U.S....

Families to inherit Facebook accounts: Delaware becomes first U.S. state to allow heirs of dead people to access social media and emails Delaware law will allow a deceased person's relatives to inherit access to all of their online accounts, such as social media, email and banking Delaware has become the first U.S. state to legally allow people to ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Online Music, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Laptops/Notebooks

Cult of Mac Blog

Captain America: The Winter Soldier comes to iTunes three weeks early

Apple's iTunes store has increasingly become the place where today's top blockbusters make their home debut, premiering on your iPhone, Mac, or Apple TV as much as a week before their DVD releases.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups

Cult of Mac Blog

iPod engravings are nearly as obsolete as the device

Remember your first iPod? Mine was a Christmas gift and came engraved with the date for posterity.


Related Topix: iPod, Apple, Startups

Seeking Alpha

Market Undervalues Apple's Growing iTunes And Accessories Segments

No Apple story is complete without consideration of Apple's monetization strategy for its iTunes, software, and services segment , and its accessories and retail segment.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Ipad, Microsoft

Apple to provide Pa. educational program

Gov. Corbett announced Tuesday that Apple Inc. would provide a free online educational resource through iTunes that features courses and other programs, such as algebra 1, biology, and English language arts, the core-curriculum subjects that students must pass in order to graduate from high school.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Aug 19, 2014


5 cool new security research breakthroughs

Researchers at USENIX Security '14 are sharing the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that are particularly interesting University and vendor researchers are congregating in San Diego this week at USENIX Security '14 to share the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that jumped out to me as being particularly ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgia Tech, University of Chicago

PC Magazine

What to Do if Your iPad Stops Working

If this age-old trick fails, however, and the Genius Bar is booked, there are a few tricks you can try before throwing in the towel.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Wireless, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

This Is London

Foxes, Pharrell Williams and Rudimental set to rock the Roundhouse at all-star iTunes Festival

Roll-call: Foxes is among the artists so far confirmed for this year's iTunes Festival at the Roundhouse in Camden Elbow, Lenny Kravitz and Foxes have joined the roll-call of big names who will perform intimate London gigs at this year's iTunes festival.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, iPod

GoMo News

Google's acquisition of AI tech Jetpac sounds alarms

The news leaked out from San Francisco based, Jetpac, was being acquired by Google way before the search giant confirmed the fact itself.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Apple offering free Newsstand magazines for UK bank holiday

Apple is running an offer for UK customers where they can claim free magazine issues in the lead up to bank holiday Monday.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone