iTunes Match

  • Apple Reportedly Bringing iTunes Radio To UK, Canada And More In Early 2014

    Apple Reportedly Bringing iTunes Radio To UK, Canada And More In Early 2014

    iTunes Radio is one of the best new parts of iOS 7 (and the most recent update to the iTunes desktop media management software), but it’s a U.S. exclusive. As is often the case with new movie/music/TV media products, Apple has launched the feature first in its home (and largest) market, likely because it focused on locking down streaming radio rights in the U.S. first. Now, Bloomberg… Read More

  • Google Music Launches Its iTunes Match-Like Scan-And-Match Feature In The U.S.

    Google Music Launches Its iTunes Match-Like Scan-And-Match Feature In The U.S.

    Google Music has always been a very nice music locker, but while European users were able to use its iTunes Match-like scan-and-match feature since last month, U.S.-based users only got access to this tool today. Until now, U.S. users had to upload all of their music to the service, which could obviously take a while. Starting today, Google can just scan your music collection and rebuilt it… Read More

  • iTunes Match Launches Today

    iTunes Match Launches Today

    As expected, the launch of iTunes Match is now upon us, with today’s release of iTunes 10.5.1, available from the iTunes website here. For those living under the proverbial rock, iTunes Match is the new service from Apple that gives you legal access to store all your music in iCloud – even those songs you didn’t originally purchase from iTunes. For $25 per year, iTunes Match… Read More

  • With iTunes In The Cloud, Apple Under-Promises And Over-Delivers

    With iTunes In The Cloud, Apple Under-Promises And Over-Delivers

    As the summer winds down and we near the fall, we know two things are for sure about to enter existence in the world of Apple: iOS 5 and iCloud. Given that both offer third-party developers various opportunities, both are in the process of being tested by that community. And that means things are starting to leak out. Tonight brought perhaps the biggest surprise¬†revelation¬†yet: iTunes in… Read More

  • One More Thing: 'iTunes Match' Will Upgrade Your Ripped Music For $24.99 A Year

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs just announced his infamous “one more thing” at WWDC and it’s iTunes In The Cloud-related; iTunes Match will upgrade your ripped songs to 256 kpbs AAC DRM-free for a $24.99 yearly subscription. Basically iTunes Match will scan a users iTunes library for any music you haven’t bought through iTunes and subscribers will be able to get a high quality… Read More