Owners of first-generation Apple TV set top boxes (sold from 2007 through 2010) have been reporting issues that are keeping them from connecting to iTunes. The issue is said to be affecting users of the original Apple TV around the world.
I once saw a photographer scramble around to finish the shoot as the Sun began to set. Needless to say, everyone had to come back the next day because the natural lighting just wasn’t enough and the photos turned out pretty bad and grainy.
Remember when you used to need a map or city guide in order to find what was best when you visited family or friends, or just moved to a new place? That’s so old school. The free SPUN app makes this all a thing of the past thanks to its geo-targeted “what’s happening” app.
If you like some of the music that AC/DC has made over the years, like me, it probably pains you to pay full price for a complete album when you only want a couple tracks. Sadly, AC/DC has kept their music off the iTunes digital music store so no one could buy individual tracks – until now.
A rumor is making its rounds today from sources claiming to be familiar with the matter about plans Apple has for new music service. According to the sources, Apple is in talks to license music for a custom radio service similar to Pandora.
The rumors making the rounds yesterday that actor Bruce Willis was going to sue Apple over who owns digital music libraries after the original buyer passes away. According to the story Willis was angry that rather than his large digital music collection going to his family ownership reverts Apple on his death.
I would bet that many people out there have purchased music or apps from iTunes at some point. Even if you don’t use the iPhone, iTunes is still the most popular digital music store around. I know that Apple keeps a chunk of the money that sellers make when they offer apps and music on iTunes to cover costs but I really had no idea what those operating costs could be.
Moleskine just launched their new iOS app for iPhone and iPad. It will allow you take notes with your favorite devices for free. Will it compete with Evernote? I don’t know, but I like the idea of using a branded Moleskine app, because their paper journals are cool.
It would have been hard for you to miss the news last week that the App Store was nearing its 10 billionth download. Apple had vowed to give the person who downloaded the 10 billionth app a $10,000 gift card.
Apple’s hyperbolic marketing strategy works most of the time, but I’m sure even Apple fanatics will admit that the Beatles’ iTunes release pre-announcement was too much. Remember that claim? “Today is just another day. That you’ll never forget.”
The iPhone app store is loaded up with tens of thousands of apps ranging from video games, to GPS software to fart apps. But here’s an application that can actually change lives. Proloquo2Go is an amazing iPhone and iPod Touch app that helps people with speech impairments communicate wherever they go.
Created by AssistiveWare, Proloquo2Go provides users who have difficulties speaking with a mobile text-to-speech system (known as an augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC solution) which allows individuals to quickly verbalize thoughts by pressing on icons on the iPhone’s touchscreen.
This new mobile game lets you get some exercise on your iPhone – at least if you think stretching your fingers is a some kind of a workout.
Produced by Solid Alliance and Appare Japan, Finger Olympics 100m lets you “run” a 100-meter dash using only your fingertips.
This new iPhone / iPod Touch game looks like it could be a real blast. It’s a cartoony physics-based-platformer where you use your tiny little hands instead of your feet to make your way through the universe.
In Sway, you move your character using your fingertips to control their hands as they grab onto objects and swing and sway through a maze of worlds, charged with the (not-so-innovative, but still fun) task of collecting stars before the clock runs out.
Miss the classic 8-bit sounds of the Commodore 64? Well thanks to this new app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, you can listen to all of your favorite retro sounds all over again.
Software Engineer Michael Lauer recently released SID Player, which emulates the 6581 SID audio circuit from the C64.
Now you’ll notice that I didn’t say you could PLAY Rock Band on your iPod. But if you’re willing to shell out some serious dough, you can now pick up the entire library of tracks from the hit game over in the Apple iTunes store.
There are currently 74 tracks available in the collection, and at 99 cents each, you’re looking at a whopping $73.26