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  • Alleged iTunes 9 Screenshots Leaked!


    To build on the story posted by dale1v here: [RUMOR] iTunes 9 to include Blu-ray support, better app organization

    BoyGenius
    has once again gotten some more, alleged, information about iTunes 9 and this time it is in pictorial form! BoyGenius found these screenshots on a German blogging website. The blogger claims to have found the images on a "Chinese Apple forum."



    “A German blogger claims to have dug up a hand full of iTunes 9 screenshots while sifting through a Chinese Apple forum,” the post reads. “Should these screenshots be authentic,” BGR continues to report, “they definitely firm up several of the items we listed including Last.fm integration and some kind of integration with Facebook and Twitter...”


    It looks like there are going to be some big improvements in iTunes 9 to try and turn it more into a social networking application. In short, Apple is trying to take over the Internets and I for one welcome our Apple overlords.

    Sources:
    Alleged iTunes 9 Screenshots Leaked - Blogger comes across evidence that iTunes 9 brings Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm integration - Softpedia
    First reported screenshots of iTunes 9 emerge; Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm integration showcased : Boy Genius Report

    Original Blog Post Translated:
    http://translate.google.com/translat...com/%26hl%3Den
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Alleged iTunes 9 Screenshots Leaked! started by NeoNightmareX View original post
    Comments 40 Comments
    1. OLIVERJONES's Avatar
      OLIVERJONES -
      Quote Originally Posted by jed2012 View Post
      i was forced to finally get a username/account a month ago when i needed to download something... that does not mean i have not been coming here for quite some time reading the news daily and watching a bunch of you gawk over dumb news ... get a life seriously... im not going to get into a little internet battle here with you... all im saying is itune SUCKS who gives a **** about a new version of a program the SUCKS...
      @jed2012
      Seriously cant you read look at these sites :-

      Windows Media Player (The Best Music Player)

      Winamp (The Best Music Player)

      iTunes (The Best Music Player)

      If itunes is so bad why do so many people like it, ok if you think its bad just say that but don't say its crap as it is quite clearly not.

      Update:- LOL dale1v nice one. + @jed2012 you need to "get a life" thinking about 2012, Read this :- http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...0122827AAmtJ3f

      The second answer says "False...only an idiot would believe randomly translated possible predictions from a long ago failed civilization." So that makes you an ....

      Not much to say to that eh jed2012 ?

      Update:- Thats it Jed2012 (8) Runaway, Runaway, Runawaaaaaayyyy (8)
    1. MetallicaFan1991's Avatar
      MetallicaFan1991 -
      iTunes isn't bad but it isn't good either, personally I wish that MS ported WMP11 over to Mac. Soooo many people use it because you have to use it if you have an iPod. Apple boast about how many times Quicktime has been downloaded but again you have to download it if you need iTunes.
    1. Melech518's Avatar
      Melech518 -
      To All Haters:
      Im getting annoyed with seeing everyone who comments on "how stupid" the news is on MMi. If you do not enjoy the forum, you are free to leave it at anytime. This site wasn't created to talk about sh*t. News is posted as it is discovered. There is no such thing as stupid news. News is news and it is always nice to gain new knowledge. If you have nothing productive to add to the conversation then dont say anything at all...
    1. OLIVERJONES's Avatar
      OLIVERJONES -
      Fair point A.T i used itunes cause a brought an ipod (years ago) but i just use it now as i have it on my mac and there is no alternative but now i know how to use it i love itunes.
    1. babyblue_pimp's Avatar
      babyblue_pimp -
      Quote Originally Posted by A.T View Post
      iTunes isn't bad but it isn't good either, personally I wish that MS ported WMP11 over to Mac. Soooo many people use it because you have to use it if you have an iPod. Apple boast about how many times Quicktime has been downloaded but again you have to download it if you need iTunes.
      good point. I used WMP religiously before i bought my first ipod. While I had my PC i tried to use both, itunes for syncing, and WMP for listening. Honestly the only reason I used wmp more often was because of monitoring folders.

      Now i only have a mac, and am "forced" to only use itunes. I should have been using this all along, much more simple, much faster, just better all around.

      If apple thru in sms vis itunes, restore from ipod, and active folders, itunes will dominate (like it doesn't already )

      for all those people talking sh**, why? why would you come on to a MAC forum, and talk sh** about program updates? alot of people on here are interested in improving daily routines, if you need to release some anger, i'm sure there are plenty of windows 7 forums.
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      Don't get mad at them. Can you imagine all that built up frustration from being a windows user
    1. iPhoneMuscle's Avatar
      iPhoneMuscle -
      I can't Wait!!!!
    1. Raptors's Avatar
      Raptors -
      Lmao this thread was funny but iTunes defenitly sucks on windows I don't even use iTunes, there are better programs
    1. werm098's Avatar
      werm098 -
      they are FAKE... look at the images. it looks like someone took a screenshot of iTunes and photoshoped in crappy artwork. There is no way that apple has terrible artwork for the facebook, twitter, and Last.fm icons and the first one iTunes 9 would be easy to edit.

      Thats just my opinion.
    1. cmwade77's Avatar
      cmwade77 -
      Really, they don't need to add social networking to iTunes, a music and video player should be just that, if they want to make it more than that, rename it to something else, what I would like to see is it:

      Play all music files
      Play all video files
      Play all DVDs
      Play all HD-DVDs (if you have the hardware to do it)
      Play all Blu-Rays (if you have the hardware to do it)

      Access iTunes store

      Sync Music and Video with all compatible players

      Any other functionality, including syncing contacts, photos, etc. with compatible player should be part of another tool perhaps, but not iTunes.

      I will say that iTunes should officially support plug-ins though, to add functions that other people may want, but keep the base of it simple.
    1. boe_dye's Avatar
      boe_dye -
      that us windows users will still need 4 gigs of memory just to make it run in something that resembles a productive fashion...
    1. Zeal's Avatar
      Zeal -
      Yay...
    1. feidhlim1986's Avatar
      feidhlim1986 -
      I dont see whats wrong with iTunes. It does what I need it to do so I have no complaints with it.

      I do think adding Facebook & Twitter is simply retarded. Both sites are simply fads anywho, and Apple will probably just have to remove the features in iTunes 10 cos both sites will be dead and replaced with someting else.
    1. nhreminh's Avatar
      nhreminh -
      Damn iTunes, where is iPhone 3.1 and our freekin' mms/tethering?

      That was harsh, sorry. I do like iTunes, but one thing I would really like to see happen is the ability to play video continuously from it's own directory instead of making a playlist. It's nothing major, just a small annoyance, but something they could fix easily. Have a "continuous play" option or something.
    1. koolpenguin89's Avatar
      koolpenguin89 -
      Ya, the Screenies look shopped. The last fm icon and label is even in the wrong font and everything. Also, i am praying for blu-ray support. I edit HD video for a living, and not being able to playback blu-ray is killing me.

      Dylan
    1. JazJon's Avatar
      JazJon -
      Quote Originally Posted by OLIVERJONES View Post
      1. Text messaging via iTunes.
      With the iPhone docked, we'd love to see a function that allowed us to send text messages via iTunes using the computer's keyboard. This is something you've been able to do with Nokia's PC Suite for years. But it would be even more useful on the iPhone, what with touchscreens not being geared towards the typing of novels.


      5. Stream content from iTunes.
      This is a long shot, but extending Apple's Remote app to let you stream music over Wi-Fi (or even the Internet) would bring new meaning to the words 'flipping awesome'.

      If that wasn't possible, backing up your library to Apple's MobileMe service would put your music into the cloud, accessible for streaming on the iPhone over 3G or Wi-Fi.
      1)
      -try one of the remote control apps
      or
      -use http://google.com/voice (can text via web)

      5) Simplify Media - Connect Your Music
      works great
    1. panzival's Avatar
      panzival -
      I wonder if this will iTunes not suck. I doubt it though. And to the person that says why so many people use it, it's because we have to. Apple doesn't exactly give us an alternative to their garbage.
    1. imuscle74's Avatar
      imuscle74 -
      When is this coming out?
    1. mdc929's Avatar
      mdc929 -
      i like the article oliverjones pointed out
      deffinately more stuff to be excited about than whats ACTUALLY coming out
    1. DMI187's Avatar
      DMI187 -
      Nice