iTunes DRM is a touchy and complicated subject, and many apps and solutions exist in this legal gray area claiming to remove iTunes DRM. We take a look at the controversy and the implications of freeing your iTunes purchases, and evaluate one of the more popular options for killing iTunes DRM.
The Internet was in an uproar last week over the news that a company called Mediabridge has threatened to sue a customer who left a negative review of one of the company’s products. But the truth is far more complicated, and reveals poor choices and overreactions all around.
A customer who purchased a wireless router from a company called Mediabridge is allegedly facing legal threats after posting a negative review of the product on Amazon. Mediabridge has yet to respond publicly, but the damage to the company’s reputation may already be done, with thousands of angry consumers posting scathing comments on the company’s Amazon product pages and elsewhere.
Following a trademark dispute with BSkyB over the term “Sky,” Microsoft announced last year that it would rebrand its online storage and syncing service, SkyDrive. On Monday, Microsoft unveiled the new name, “OneDrive,” which will roll out to all SkyDrive users soon.
The recent celebration of the Mac’s 30th Anniversary brought a 1999 claim by Apple back to life. The company claimed that its Power Mac G4 was so powerful it was classified by the U.S. Government as a weapon. How much of that claim is truth, and how much is simply clever marketing? Read on to find out.
A Chinese court ruled Tuesday that Apple must pay 730,000 yuan (approximately US$118,000) to three writers for allowing unlicensed copies of their works to be sold on the App Store. While the monetary impact of the decision will barely be felt in Cupertino, the ruling may set a precedent in China that that could force digital distributors of content to alter their policies. The books at issue were reportedly uploaded to the iOS App Store as standalone apps by third…