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Listen to the Song-A-Day Man performs ‘Apple Watch: The Musical’

For the last 2,078 days, musician Jonathan Mann has been composing a song a day.

For his latest ditty, Mann summed up Apple’s entire iPhone 6/Apple Watch event in song form, covering everything from the rather underwhelming iPhone 6 debut to the excitement of Apple announcing its first new product category in years. There’s even a funny chorus about the bizarre Chinese voice-over in the livestream.

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iTunes Store Hits New Landmark As It Surpasses 25 Billion Songs Sold

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Apple has today announced that its iTunes Store has set yet another record as it surpasses more than 25 billion songs sold. The 25 billionth song to be downloaded was “Monkey Drums” by Chase Buch, and it was purchased by Phillip Lüpke from Germany, who will receive a €10,000 iTunes Gift Card from Apple.

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Tell Siri It’s Your Birthday And She’ll Try To Sing To You [Image]

Tell Siri It’s Your Birthday And She’ll Try To Sing To You [Image]

A person’s birthday is the one day of the year where it’s totally ok to gloat as people shower you with their affections throughout the day. It’s the one day where it’s ok to want to feel a little special.

Even Siri wants to make you feel special. If you tell Siri, “It’s my birthday,” she’ll start singing a sprited version of “Happy Birthday” before remembering that, oh crap, that song is copyrighted. Better luck next year.

OS X Gets Automatic App Downloads Just Like iOS In Latest Mountain Lion Release

OS X Gets Automatic App Downloads Just Like iOS In Latest Mountain Lion Release

It's not working just yet, but you can bet it will be by the time Mountain Lion goes public.

One of the features that I love most about iOS 5 is Automatic Downloads, which allows me to purchase an app, book, or song on my iPhone and have it installed on my iPad at almost exactly the same time. It’s great for users with multiple iOS devices, and it’s also coming to the Mac.

One developer has discovered the ability to turn on Automatic Downloads for Mac App Store purchases under the latest OS X Mountain Lion release.

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iTunes User Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple After Paying Twice For One Song

iTunes User Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple After Paying Twice For One Song

One iTunes user is pushing for a better refund process after paying $2.60 for one song.

An iTunes customer who was billed twice for the same song has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple after the Cupertino company refused to refund his money. Robert Herskowitz $2.58 for Adam Lambert’s pain-inducing pop song “Whataya Want From Me,” but he should have paid just $1.29.

He’s now taking Apple to court in an effort to make refunds easier for iTunes customers.

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Lyricalizer Automatically Fetches Song Lyrics In The iOS 5 Music App [Jailbreak]

Lyricalizer Automatically Fetches Song Lyrics In The iOS 5 Music App [Jailbreak]

It's a beautiful day.

Have you ever wanted to have access to the lyrics of your favorite tunes in the iOS Music app? Do you not want to take the time to manually add lyrics for every song in iTunes? A jailbreak tweak called Lyricalizer automatically fetches the lyrics for songs as their playing on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad and lets you view them right in the default Music app.

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Apple Launches iTunes 12 Days Of Christmas Promotion For European Users

Apple Launches iTunes 12 Days Of Christmas Promotion For European Users

Apple’s iTunes 12 Days of Christmas promotion is becoming an event that European users can depend on every year. A new app for its Christmas 2011 giveaway hit the App Store yesterday, and will offer iTunes users a free download every day between December 26 and January 6.

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