Post Tagged with: "iTunes"

Apple To Extend iTunes Music Previews to 90 Seconds

Apple is extending the length of iTunes music previews from 30 seconds to 90 seconds for songs longer than 2 minutes and 30 seconds.  It appears that the extension is a take it or leave proposition to music labels.

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November 3, 2010 1 comment News

Apple Admits No Legal Reason To Block App Purchases With Gift Cards

Apple has now admitted that there is no Canadian legal reason to stop Canadians from using iTunes gift cards for purchases of apps.  It is simply company policy.

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October 15, 2009 4 comments News

Clement Says No Legal Block To Using Apple iTunes Gift Cards For Apps

In recent months there have been several reports on consumer frustrations with Applei iTunes gift cards, which in Canada cannot be used for applications or games.  Apple's response has been that there are legal reasons for the restrictions.  I've never been able to figure out what those might be and […]

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October 7, 2009 15 comments News

Mad Men By-Passes Canadian Broadcast For iTunes

Media In Canada reports that Mad Men has decided to by-pass the conventional Canadian broadcast system and offer its third season on iTunes instead.  While the program will be available on its home network (AMC), the move suggests that producers believe there is more money to be made through Internet […]

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August 14, 2009 8 comments News

Apple Drops DRM For iTunes Music

While the writing has been on the wall for a long time, Apple announced yesterday that it is dropping DRM for music from all four major labels.  As I told the Globe and Mail, this decision continues to shift away from the failed strategy of locks and levies, though the […]

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January 7, 2009 11 comments News