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Oct, 2014

The iTunes Store is about to get a flatter look

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Apple has flattened the design of just about every interface it makes, but the iTunes Store has remained largely impervious to those changes — reflections, drop shadows and extruded buttons abound. All that is likely to change soon,iTunes 12 beta are now seeing a super-flat iTunes Store layout that mirrors what you’ve seen in iOS.

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Oct, 2014

U2’s free album spread to 81 million iTunes users

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So, just how far did U2’s Songs of Innocence spread during its tenure as a free,exclusive iTunes album? According to Eddy Cue, Apple senior VP of internist software and services, 81 million customers heard at least one song from the album during its free period. Cue told Billboard that 26 million iTunes users nabbed the whole thing. Now this is huge considering that¬†before the promotion, only 14 million iTunes customers had purchase the band’s music since 2003.

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