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Apple removes Ping from iTunes... end of an error

Apple removes Ping from iTunes... end of an error

By 2 October 2012

Apple’s music-sharing social network service Ping has officially been disbanded after the Cupertino giant removed it from the current version of iTunes. Ping enabled iTunes users to discover new music by being alerted to what their friends were listening... >>

Want better battery life with iOS 4.3? Turn off Ping

Want better battery life with iOS 4.3? Turn off Ping

By 20 March 2011

Want better battery life after updating to iOS 4.3 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? Easy. All you have to do is disable Ping and you’ll notice that your device’s battery capabilities should be restored to what they were before the latest update.... >>

Twitter Pings in iTunes recommendations

Twitter Pings in iTunes recommendations

By 12 November 2010

Ping hasn't exactly been the roaring social-media success that the chaps at Cupertino would have hoped that it would be. You can imagine them sitting in a conference room, coming up with the concept, and picturing kids using "ping" as a verb in their... >>

Apple iTunes 10.0.1 brings more Ping to the party

Apple iTunes 10.0.1 brings more Ping to the party

By 26 September 2010

Apple has released a new version of its iTunes software, version 10.0.1, and with it further integration of its new Ping social networking music element. The new update now features a Ping sidebar, similar to that of the Genius offering, and the ability... >>

Ping: Top 10 most followed artists

Ping: Top 10 most followed artists

By 6 September 2010

One of the joys of Ping on iTunes is that you can get close to your favourite artists. Yes, the music-based social network from Apple allows you to snuggle up so tight that you can pretty much read what they've had for breakfast. The add-on to the iTunes... >>

How to setup and use Ping in iTunes

How to setup and use Ping in iTunes

By 6 September 2010

Those that have been listening to the buzz after Apple’s music keynote on 1 September 2010 might have picked up on a feature known as Ping. Tucked away in the announcement of the release of the iTunes 10 desktop software was actually quite a significant... >>

Apple Ping gets 1m signups, other 159m iTunes users not bothered

Apple Ping gets 1m signups, other 159m iTunes users not bothered

By 4 September 2010

Apple has said that 3m people have downloaded its latest version of iTunes 10, however only a third have signed up to its new Ping social service within the music software. Over 1m iTunes users have signed up for its new Ping social music service within... >>

Apple Special Event - everything you need to know

Apple Special Event - everything you need to know

By 2 September 2010

An Apple Special Event is always one of the biggest dates in the tech world calendar and, this week, Steve Jobs did not disappoint. Along with an entirely new lineup of iPods, he also unveiled a revamped version of Apple TV, along with iTunes 10, which... >>

iTunes 10: What's new detailed and explained

iTunes 10: What's new detailed and explained

By 2 September 2010

Apple has updated its iTunes software to version 10, and with it added a load of new features into the mix for you to enjoy and of course entice you to download. But before you bother, what's new with the new software package? We take a look at the new... >>

Apple licensed Ping name from Ping Golf

Apple licensed Ping name from Ping Golf

By 2 September 2010

If you play golf, chances are you've heard of the name Ping before and that's because the company has been making golf clubs since 1959, so you were probably surprised to hear that Apple had launched a new service on Wednesday called Ping. Rather than... >>