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FTC Closes Fake iTunes Reviews Case -- Will it Make a Difference?

The case against Reverb is settled -- but user reviews are likely to still be sometimes suspicious.


Dear Apple: Forget Social, Fix iTunes

Hi Apple, I'm so glad I've got your attention. Here are some suggestions for what to announce at your Sept. 1 press event.


Apple Confirms Sept. 1 Media-Centric Event

Apple is holding a special event September 1 to announce something - what that something is however is anyone's guess.


Rumored Apple Event: What I'd Like to See

Apple will reportedly be holding a press conference on September 7 to announce a swath of new gear. Here is what the experts - including myself - hope to see.


iTunes Scam: How to Protect Yourself

The problem, it seems, is not with the iTunes software, but with users falling victim to simple scams. Here's what you need to know.


Complaints of Bogus iTunes Charges Go Back Weeks

Apple forum reveals complaints about unauthorized charges to iTunes go back to July, and PayPal gripes started appearing at the beginning of August.

Time to Give Up on The Beatles on iTunes

John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, dashed hopes The Beatles music will be available as digital downloads via Apple's iTunes music store anytime soon.


Apple Highlights Free Trial Apps Section

Apple introduces a "Try Before You Buy" section to its App Store that reduces the risk of buying dud apps.


Game Changers: 12 Technologies That Changed Everything

New tech crops up daily, but only the rare breakthroughs really change our lives. Here are a dozen advances that transformed our world.

iTunes Subscriptions: A Foregone Conclusion?

Along with increasing consumer interest in subscriptions and streaming music, there are indications that Appleā€™s position on subscription music may be changing as well.