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TuneUp for iTunes on OS X ships October

TuneUp Media has introduced international version of TuneUp for iTunes in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

TuneUp software will automatically repair mislabeled song information, find missing cover art, receive upcoming concert alerts, and can also seek out music videos, all integrated with iTunes’ familiar interface.

“With more than 60,000 downloads of TuneUp from 120 different countries since our launch in July, it’s clear that people worldwide want TuneUp”, said Gabriel Adiv, the CEO and founder of TuneUp.

The company is testing its highly anticipated Mac OS X release which will be available by the end of October 2008. Users can sign up for notices of the Mac release at https://www.tuneupmedia.com/mac. Continue reading

Microsoft confirms Zune for Windows Mobile

In yet another attempt to stake space in the digital marketplace, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed the company intends introducing Zune-based media features into future generations of Windows Mobile device.

Speaking to CIO, he admitted the company introduced Zune to stake space in the Apple-led digital media trend. “At the end of the day, one of the big trends is that all content is going digital,” he said, “And if we don’t have the software and services that are useful, helpful and valuable for the consumption of music and video, we are sort of not really a player.”

On the future of Zune he admits that the company developed software for the device with the intention of bringing it to other sustems. Continue reading

Home music servers gain iTunes connection

ELAN Home Systems has upgraded its popular VIA!dj II line of Digital Music Servers, introducing support for iTunes in its home music server software.

The software already offers iPod connectivity with TuneXchange, and now offers full auto-integration with iTunes. It automatically synchronizes to iTunes updating songs, playlists, metadata, cover art and edits.
TuneXchange provides an easy way for VIA!dj II owners to share their music collections between their VIA!dj II and Apple iTunes running on a Windows PC.

TuneXchange is an easy download and self-installs on all Windows XP or Vista based PCs. Once the software is running, your VIA!dj II and iTunes can automatically talk to each other over a home network.
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T-Mobile plans anti-Apple app store

It appears T-Mobile US may have a plan to emulate Apple and its applications store with an App Store of its own.

Multiple sources have apparently hinted at such a move in talks with Moconews.net, with T-Mobile apparently hatching a plan to launch an app store across its entire range of phones.

“Think of Apple’s App store, but for the entire carrier’s handset line-up from smartphone to feature phone.
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Vodafone Music launch in UK

Vodafone has launched its Vodafone Music service in the UK, offering song downloads over the air to supported mobile phones at 99p per track, or £7.99 for an album.

The service lets customers preview songs, download tracks directly to their mobile and offers immediate playback of purchased tracks.

Available music is searchable and tracks purchased on another handset can be transferred to a new one.
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