Amazon bypasses iTunes App Store commission

Amazon has just set up shop for iPad e-book customers, but plans on giving no cut of its sales to Apple.

Interactive Avatar is coming to iTunes

Apple has clinched a lucrative deal with Twentieth Century Fox for a special iTunes edition of James Cameron's "Avatar" that will be packaged with new bonus interactive features.

Black Friday scam offers fake iTunes freebie

Scammers are exploiting Black Friday shopping enthusiasm with fake iTunes electronic gift certificates.

Google Music launches in US

As expected, Google yesterday stepped up its fight against Apple with the launch of Google Music, its new online music store.

Screenshots leak of Google Music store

Shots of what appear to be a Google-powered music shop on Android have surfaced.

Is iTunes a digital vampire?

Pete Townshend - the washed up guitarist and songwriter of The Who - recently referred to Apple's iTunes as a "digital vampire."

Report: Apple TV selfishly blocking Hulu Plus

It's being reported that a Hulu Plus app has been primed and ready to go on Apple TV for a month, but Apple is worried that people would actually use it.

Bad Teacher tries new secondary market format

Secondary markets have been a big boon to the movie business - even though the major studios were initially against the VCR way back when.

AMD’s FX chip and the autobahns of Windows 8

I was looking at the benchmarks of AMD’s new FX chip - which generally place performance between Intel’s I5 and I7 - when something immediately jumped out at me. 

iTunes makes gains in online movie market

Apple's iTunes is making gains in the online movie market - and successfully reversing previous declines in the lucrative space.

Apple pulls iTunes from 'hate group' site

Apple's pulled its iTunes application from the website of a Christian group accused of being anti-gay and anti-women.

How to get a Bird's Eye view of the Twitterverse

Like having your own personal map and compass in the Twitterverse, Bird's-Eye is an iPad app designed to track tweets in a particular geographic location.

Will Apple enter the HDTV market?

Although numerous reports suggest Apple is poised to enter the HDTV market, one analyst says such a move isn't necessarily a foregone conclusion.

'Free' iPhone games make the most money

You might want to read the fine print the next time you download a so-called 'free' iPhone game.

Best Buy preps own cloud music service

Best Buy is set to launch its own cloud-based music playing and storage service.

Apple's "back to school" promo offers $100

Apple has launched its annual "Back to School" promotional offer.

iTunes costs Apple $1.3 billion a year

Maintaining iTunes and the App Store costs Apple a whopping $1.3 billion a year, according to numbers determined by Asymco blogger Horace Dediu.

Apple's iCloud rumored to cost $25/year

Apple plans to roll out its new iCloud music streaming service for free to entice users, but will then charge an annual fee.

Apple paid $100+ million to labels for iCloud rights

So just how much did it take to convince the major record labels to come on board for Apple's new iCloud music service?

iOS App Store breaks 500K barrier

Apple’s iOS App Store continues to grow at a rapid pace, with Cupertino approving more than 500,000 applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.