Tag: ping

Next Major iTunes Update To Improve Sharing, Have Better iCloud Integration?

According to Bloomberg, Apple is planning the next major iTunes update. One of the more exciting features expected in the next release is a new...

Ping: Getting The Boot With Apple’s Next Major iTunes Update

Ping, Apple’s attempt at its own social media-based music network, is finally getting left behind. Instead, Apple has decided it will rely on other social...

Apple’s Ping: How To Fix That Which Sucks

Apple users have different opinions about different topics, but everyone seems to agree on one thing: Ping sucks. The iTunes-based social media effort that’s intended...

Start Your Day Off The Apple Way With Day Maker

Waking up is hard to do. Most of us in the modern world don’t get enough sleep, and your alarm clock can add insult to...

iTunes, Ping, the artist, and you

Ping has been kind of a dud. There are a lot of great artists on the site and it’s a cool way to share with...

NPR names Ping on ‘Worst Ideas of 2010’ list

When Apple announced Ping earlier this year, I — like a lot of users — was a little confused. The social network isn’t web-based, and...

Ping adds social Playlists to the mix

This week, Apple added a new feature to its Ping social network for music. With the new Ping Playlists feature, you can create a playlist,...

Turn off Ping auto-tweets; Apple turns on iTun.es URL shortener

I don’t “love” Ping, but I do find myself using it from time to time. I love suggesting music to people, and Ping seems to...

Ping gets world premiere of Michael Jackson’s “Much Too Soon”

The posthumous album by Michael Jackson simply titled “Michael” will be coming out on December 14th. In advance of its release date, several singles have...

iPad gets Ping

Apple has added its Ping service to the iPad’s iTunes Store application. The iPhone gained Ping capabilities with the release of iOS 4.1. The mobile...

Twitter and Apple team up to bolster Ping

Twitter has teamed up with Apple to get music previews (from Ping) directly into tweet streams everywhere. Any country that has iTunes support will start...

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

How do you get two of Silicon Valley’s icons together for dinner?  Well, first you get one to invite the other over for dinner, and...

Facebook integration could still be coming to Ping

It was there, ever so briefly, a nice button that would let you import your Facebook friends into Ping with the click of a button....

iTunes 10 gets an update, brings Ping changes

Apple’s showing their commitment to the Ping network today, as they pushed out an iTunes update that focuses on intertwining the music service into the...

Fake accounts getting axed on Ping

Spammers, they’ll do anything for a click through, and sadly Apple’s Ping isn’t out of their grasps. They’ve been spamming, and spamming, and spamming some...

Early thoughts on Apple’s Ping

With the entire internet being social media experts these days, we’ve heard from both professional and amateur alike on the state of Ping, and more...

iTunes 10 adds social network Ping

Steve Jobs took the wraps off the new iTunes 10 today, introducing several new features and a new look for the application icon. Ditching the...

Ping, new age SMS, eat that AT&T

If you’re like me, or even remotely evangelical about the glories of the iPhone, there’s probably an excellent chance that you’ve converted a large number...