Apple just announced the launch of the iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and nine additional countries in Asia including Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. iTunes Store is featuring an incredible selection of local and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels. Read the full press release after the break. » Apple Launches iTunes Store In Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan & Nine Additional Countries In Asia Today
Apple has released an iTunes 10.6.1 update which comes with some minor bug fixes.
iTunes 10.6.1 provides a number of improvements, including:
– Fixes several issues that may cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing videos, changing artwork size in Grid view, and syncing photos to devices.
– Addresses an issue where some iTunes interface elements are incorrectly described by VoiceOver and WindowEyes.
– Fixes a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle.
– Resolves an ordering problem while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV.
Apple has increased the over-the-air download limit for the App Store from 20MB, up to 50MB. The reason for this can be The new iPad launch because it includes a high resolution Retina Display which stands for larger app sizes. So from now on you can downlaod larger apps over 3G or 4G networks on all devices. » Apple Changed Over-the-Air App Store Download Limits To 50 MB
iTunes U is a new free educational podcast section in the iTunes Store. Eddy Cue took the stage at the Education Media Event in New York yesterday to announce that over 1,000 universities are currently using iTunes U, with the program content having seen over 700 million downloads to date. “The all-new iTunes U app lets teachers create and manage courses including essential components such as lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and syllabuses and offer them to millions of iOS users around the world“. » Apple Launches iTunes U, Retools The Learning Experience
iTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These multi-touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad. iBooks textbooks are created with “iBooks Author” — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store. » Apple releases iTunes 10.5.3
This is a quick note to inform you that Apple launched iTunes Match in 19 new countries including: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Guatemala, Honduras, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Which brings the total number of countries with iTunes Match availability to 37. » iTunes Match Launches In 19 New Countries