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The news that i Tunes is being superseded has been welcomed by experts who say the tool — described as “clunky” in some reports — was in dire need of a makeover.
Technology and Telco editor at Finder, Alex Kidman, told au he was anything but surprised when he heard the news.
Users now use i Tunes for almost everything but file-based music.
The future is subscription-based, and Apple is not about to be left out in the cold.
“The i Tunes Music Store offers the revolutionary rights to burn an unlimited number of CDs for personal use and to put music on an unlimited number of i Pods for on-the-go listening,” he said in an Apple Newsroom press release.
“Consumers don’t want to be treated like criminals and artists don’t want their valuable work stolen.
Music, TV, Podcasts, and “perhaps” Books apps will be in the mix, and the Apple services machine will be kicked into full gear before school is out.
“For PC users, we’ll have to wait and see what Apple’s replacements will be, but again, it’s not like Apple wants to lose consumers who have Apple Music subscriptions, or those who buy or rent movies or TV shows through Apple.
Marzipan is Apple’s initiative to bring i OS apps and functionality to mac OS using parts of the official i OS app framework UIKit.
Music, Podcasts, Apple TV, and Books are likely just the first set of shards being splintered off from the i Tunes tree.
" It’s the question on the lips of many who adopted i Tunes in the early 2000s and invested heavily in the platform assuming, perhaps naively, that it would always be there.
Social media erupted when the news broke on Saturday that i Tunes is soon to be no more.