Articles tagged itunes

In Defense of Cutting the Cord on Conventional Cable Television

With websites developing original programming and cable companies raising prices each year, there has never been a better time to turn away from your television and toward your computer.

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23 Feb 2012 // 5:35 AM

27 Beatles songs now available on iTunes as ring tones

LOS ANGELES — Hello hello? Beatles fans can now set their cellphones to alert them to incoming calls with “Hello Goodbye,” take a call from IT

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10 Aug 2011 // 10:00 PM

The Return of 120 Minutes

120 Minutes returns to guide us through the alternative/indie/hip-hop/whatever-else universe. But what's a show to do when nothing's as hard to find as it used to be?

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AC/DC’s Anti-iTunes Stance and the Cult of the Album

While AC/DC's still-standing refusal to make its music available on iTunes is rooted in the widely-held view of the album as a complete work, it’s important to acknowledge that LPs really aren’t the immutable documents we tend to think of them as.

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Google Prepares to Eat Apple’s Dust (Cloud)

Apple has finished building their super-secret cloud based music monster.

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7 Mar 2011 // 7:05 AM

The Year in Music: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in August 2010.

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Celebrating 68 years of George Harrison

Dubbed “the quiet one”, George Harrison contributed some of the Beatles best work and continued on to an impressive solo career. He died far too soon, but the world still has a lifetime of his work to admire and enjoy.

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29 Dec 2010 // 4:00 AM

Ghosts of Presents Past: The 1960s

Here’s a look at gifts from over 40 years ago.

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10 Dec 2010 // 7:04 AM

The Year in TV: January 2010

Because so many noteworthy things happened in the history of American television this year, it’s best to look at it all one month at a time. So let’s take a look at the biggest events on TV in January 2010.

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30 Nov 2010 // 5:00 AM

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.

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The Black Keys: iTunes Sessions

It’s nothing new, but does that really matter?

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16 Aug 2010 // 9:59 PM

Sons of Sylvia: Revelation

Interesting, decent debut album for a group who has the potential to become something really great

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24 Mar 2010 // 6:45 AM

iTunes Fails to Get to Know Me

The homogenization of music isn’t anything new. For ages, the less nerd-savvy customer service geek in corporate record stores has been twisted and trained

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Jobs makes surprise appearance at Apple event; video camera for iPod nano

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Steve Jobs’ appearance marked the only real surprise at Apple’s press event Wednesday in San Francisco, an otherwise low-key affair in

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22 Apr 2009 // 4:28 AM

It has been a year since Apple Inc. became the No. 1 music retailer in the country. To those of us who miss flipping through record

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12 Feb 2009 // 4:00 AM

Apple’s restriction-free music downloads create pause

When Apple Inc. announced in January that it would sell restriction-free music files, that was supposed to mean consumers could buy songs and play them

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7 Jan 2009 // 2:14 AM

SAN FRANCISCO - With company icon Steve Jobs a no-show at the 25th annual Macworld, Apple on Tuesday unveiled a radically new pricing plan for

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1 Oct 2008 // 4:43 PM

My favorite Dave Matthews Band song is “#41—Say Goodbye,” a 12-minute track from the “Crash” album. What goes on during the dash in that song

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1 Jul 2008 // 9:56 AM

On June 30, Rhapsody entered into exclusive iTunes territory as it launched its new MP3 store with MTV. Rhapsody will spend $50 million marketing the service over

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19 Jun 2008 // 3:48 PM

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. said it passed another online-music milestone Thursday in announcing that it has sold more than 5 billion songs through its iTunes

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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