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iTunes Stores Hit By End of Week Outage

Your iTunes Store problems on Friday were not yours alone. The iTunes Store, plus Apple’s App Store, the Mac App Store, and iBooks Store suffered unscheduled downtime at the end of the work week. Took a six-hour nap, they did. The piece, written as the outage was ‘outaging’, I guess, said: Customers attempting to connect to iTunes are being met with error messages, while others find themselves unable to complete App Store transactions. Friday’s sleepy time marked the third time Apple’s internet services went down so far this month. Earlier in the month Apple Music was unusable for some people due to authentication problems tied to iCloud Music Library. The next day, the piece says, an apparent server glitch took down a huge swath of the company’s internet services, including almost all iCloud related products.

Fox’s 24 available in HD for just £4.99 per season on iTunes

Ran out of things to binge watch? Fear not as you can now purchase each season of the Fox Classic “24” for just £4.99 per season in HD. There’s no price difference between SD and HD so what are you waiting for. Available on iTunes. 24, Season 1: In 24, the entire season takes place in one day, with each of the 24 episodes covering one hour, told in real time. No sooner has Jack Bauer finished a game of chess with his daughter, Kimberly, on the morning of the presidential primary, when Kimberly sneaks out of the house and Jack, who heads up the government’s Counter Terrorist Unit, is called to work immediately. He learns that an assassination attempt will be made on presidential candidate David Palmer. Meanwhile, Jack’s wife, Teri, sets out to find their daughter. 24, Season 2: In the season two premiere episode “8:00-9:00 AM”, Jack and his daughter Kim continue to deal with the trauma of Teri’s loss, and the effect it has had on their relationship. But with one phone…

You Can Now pre-order ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ right now from iTunes

With cinema goers around the world watching The Force Awakens, Disney haven’t wasted any time in  making it available to Pre order on iTunes.  Star Wars Force Awakens is a very reasonable £13.99 for the HD version and the SD version will set you back £9.99. Having gone to the Cinema to see the latest instalment of the Star Wars saga I’ve already placed my Pre Order. There’s no release date but it’ll be a nice surprise when it is available. Whilst you’re waiting you could always listen to the new Star Wars Radio Station on Apple Music

iTunes Festival 2012 : Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Now Streaming on Apple TV

It’s been a busy and somewhat exhausting day so why not take some time out to listen to the sounds of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds now streaming via the iTunes festival app on your Apple TV.  Watching it now via Apple TV it’s a cracking gig even if everyone in the crowd seems intent on heckling..  Good job Noel’s a northern lad and knows how to give as good as he gets.  This and other gigs are Free as part of the iTunes festival 2012

Apple rolls out iTunes movies in the Cloud to UK, Australia, Canada, more

In allowing users to redownload any film they have purchased through their UK iTunes account, Apple is giving customers a way to easily track and retrieve previously purchased content. This is especially helpful for users with smaller hard drives in their MacBooks and iOS devices. Now they don’t have to back up and store all the large media purchases they made. When finished watching a film, the user can just delete it and the redownload it again when necessary.