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App Store hit with another outage for some users [Update]

App Store hit with another outage for some users [Update]

For a brief period of time yesterday, many iOS users experienced a brief outage when trying to connect to the iTunes and iOS App Store.

Apple could increase Music library matching limit to 100,000 tracks by the end of 2015

Apple could increase Music library matching limit to 100,000 tracks by the end of 2015

In June of this year, just before the public launch of Apple Music, Apple’s Eddy Cue said that the company was working on increasing the limit for its iTunes Match feature, which sat at 25,000 songs.

Apple releases iTunes 12.3 following launch of iOS 9

Apple releases iTunes 12.3 following launch of iOS 9

Following on the public release of iOS 9, Apple has also released a software update for iTunes, bumping up the public version to 12.3.

Apple announces September Apple Music Festival featuring One Direction and Pharrell Williams

Apple announces September Apple Music Festival featuring One Direction and Pharrell Williams

Apple today announced this year’s Apple Music¬†Festival, which takes place in London’s Roundhouse over ten nights between September 19 and September 28.

The event, previously named the iTunes Festival, will feature bands and artists like Pharrell Williams, Florence + The Machine, Disclosure, and One Direction.

iTunes 12.2.2 released with Apple Music related bug fixes; adds ability to view Beats 1 schedule

iTunes 12.2.2 released with Apple Music related bug fixes; adds ability to view Beats 1 schedule

Besides releasing iOS 8.4.1 and OS X 10.10.5, Apple has also released iTunes 12.2.2 today. The latest version of the app contains bug fixes related to Apple Music and adds supports for Beats 1 schedule.

iTunes users reporting 503 errors when accessing Apple Music

iTunes users reporting 503 errors when accessing Apple Music


For several hours this afternoon, Apple Music users on Reddit and Apple Support forums users were reporting 503 errors when trying to access Apple Music via iTunes [via MacRumors]. The error appeared during playback and also popped up randomly when no music was being played. This error apparently occured on Mac and PC desktops and did not affect Apple Music on the iPad and iPhone.

Apple releases iTunes 12.2.1 with fixes for Beats 1 and iTunes Match

Apple releases iTunes 12.2.1 with fixes for Beats 1 and iTunes Match

On June 30, Apple officially released iTunes 12.2, which introduced support for Apple Music, Beats 1, and Connect.

Apple releases iTunes 12.2 with Apple Music and Beats 1 support

Apple releases iTunes 12.2 with Apple Music and Beats 1 support

Tuesday, June 30, quickly became another busy day for Apple. On top of releasing iOS 8.4 and Apple Music, the company also released the public version of OS X 10.10.4, and, now, a brand new version of iTunes.

Apple to increase iTunes Match limit to 100,000 songs with iOS 9

Apple to increase iTunes Match limit to 100,000 songs with iOS 9

iTunes Match subscribers will be able to store up to 100,000 songs in the cloud when iOS 9 makes its public debut this fall, Apple’s Eddy Cue has confirmed. The current limit is just 25,000, and it’s remained the same since iTunes Match launched in 2011.¬†

iTunes U getting updated with even better tools for educators and students

iTunes U getting updated with even better tools for educators and students

iTunes U has been around for quite some time now, and as it has aged, the features within it have only gotten better, both for students and educators.