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iTunes sales hit 200m

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iTunes sales hit 200m Apple’s iTunes Music Store has sold over 200 million songs, the company announced today, and the velocity of sales is increasing. The 200 millionth song was part of ‘The Complete U2’, which was purchased in the US by a Ryan Alekman. The company reached its 150 millionth sale just two months ago on October 14. At ...

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6 Day Riot play Apple store 1 August

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6 Day Riot play Apple store 1 August Apple will host a live performance from UK act 6 Day Riot at its Regent Street retail store in London on 1 August. The band will perform an acoustic set downstairs at 1pm. It’s thought the decision to play downstairs is caused by renovation work taking place at the store at present. ...

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Steve Jobs is King of the Hill

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Steve Jobs is King of the Hill Apple CEO Steve Jobs is the new Steven Spielberg, a report explains. Through an unusual confluence of factors, not least the recent Pixar/Disney deal, Apple’s success in digital music and his leadership of Apple (and shared invention of personal computing), Jobs is the “king of new entertainment”. The director of the Institute for ...

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Apple confirms more UK retail stores

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Apple confirms more UK retail stores Apple today confirmed it plans new retail outlets across the UK and Europe. Launching the first European retail outlet in London, Apple’s senior vice president of retail Ron Johnson confirmed the company’s plans. Johnson showed a short video of the opening of the company’s first international retail outlet in Tokyo’s trendy Ginza shopping district. ...

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Foursquare launches major redesign

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Foursquare launches major redesign Foursquare on Thursday launched a major redesign of its app for the iPhone and Android devices, incorporating features from social discovery and local search applications, as well as the “like” feature made famous by Facebook. Foursquare, which launched in 2009 and has 20 million users, lets users “check in” to shops and other locations to share ...

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iPod video in October?

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iPod video in October? American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu believes Apple will release a video-capable iPod in October. Portal Player this week revealed net income of $6.3 million on $44.6 million in revenue. Discussing these results, Wu wrote: “We believe new iPods including colour iPod minis, higher capacity flash, and a video-capable iPod will not likely ship until the ...

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Next-Gen Xbox is called X720?, Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV confirmed for X720 by Ubi Employees

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Next-Gen Xbox is called X720?, Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed IV confirmed for X720 by Ubi Employees It seems like the next-generation Xbox console from Microsoft will be called “X720”. Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is coming to Microsoft’s unannounced next-gen Xbox console (X720), according to details revealed in the LinkedIn profiles of two Ubisoft employees. LinkedIn ...

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SuperDrive iMac Firmware update posted

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SuperDrive iMac Firmware update posted Apple has released its update for the SuperDrive iMac Firmware. The software is available through the Software Update utility. This update repairs a previously reported incompatibility with 4x DVD-R and 2x DVD-RW media used in iMac SuperDrives. In September, Pioneer warned that some of its DVD recorders could overheat when using the new high-speed DVD-R ...

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Sony Responds To #BetterPSN Petition and PS4 Players Feedback

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Sony Responds To #BetterPSN Petition and PS4 Players Feedback NeoGaf Users have launched the hashtag #BetterPSN and organized a petition to let Sony know how much they’re unsatisfied with the current PlayStation Network. They have submitted a few suggestions to the Japanese company to let it know how to fix PSN and get it to the levels of Xbox Live ...

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