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Apple, FTC settle over in-app purchases by minors

In a settlement with the FTC, Apple has agreed to make changes to its in-app purchase system as well as providing millions in refunds to customers whose children made unauthorized purchases.

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Get to know iOS 7: iTunes Store, App Store, and Newsstand

Though both the iTunes and App Store have significantly updated design schemes, both apps are functionally almost identical to their iOS 6 counterparts. Newsstand, meanwhile, gets a new look and the ability to hide inside a folder.

iTunes 11.1 brings iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle, podcast stations, more

There's something for everyone in iTunes 11.1: iTunes Radio for music fans, Genius Shuffle for those who like to mix it up, and the new My Stations feature for podcast listeners.

Apple briefly sells entire Harry Potter collection for $10 in iTunes

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a sale on movie bundles in the iTunes Store. But at least one sale price was too good to be true.

There really shouldn’t be an app for that: 13 apps that don't need to exist

These apps are such horrible fails, we must question whether we—as a species—are responsible enough to use mobile devices.

Four ways iTunes Radio can live up to expectations

iTunes Radio, Apple's upcoming Pandora-like streaming service, looks promising. But for it to not be another Ping Apple needs to live up to expectations.

Vine comes to Android, once again proving that people are jerks

Hating another person's mobile OS is in your DNA.

Daft Punk's Random Access Memories streaming on iTunes

Like other high-profile albums before it, Daft Punk's upcoming release is now streaming on iTunes for free.

Go digital for last-second gifts this Mother's Day

You're running out of time to pick up a gift for mom. But if she's already got a mobile device, giving electronic gift cards and apps is a breeze.

How to fix the iTunes Store

The iTunes Store has, in many ways, been a pillar of success for Apple. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon: Here are a dozen ways we think it could become even better.