Apple today acknowledged i Tunes users who claim the software deleted their music files, saying it will issue an update to i Tunes next week that includes additional safeguards.The company confirmed, in a statement given to i More, that "in an extremely small number of cases, users have reported that music files saved on their computer were removed without their permission." However, Apple was unable to reproduce the bug, indicating it doesn't really know what's going on here.The i Phone lets you update apps you use for your business on the device via Wi-Fi or a cell phone carrier, but you can also update them via the i Tunes software on your office computer.Updating i Phone apps via i Tunes lends an added level of clarity to the process because you can view the app information on a full computer screen before deciding whether to proceed.If you have any issues updating your payment method, visit Apple’s support site for further assistance.It can take i Tunes up to two weeks to accept a feed to the i Tunes store.Publication venues include Salon.com, Slash Gear.com, National Journal, Art New England, Pulse of the Twin Cities, Minnesota Daily and This Blog
We have not been able to reproduce this issue, however, we're releasing an update to i Tunes early next week which includes additional safeguards.You can accept all of the available updates at the same time, or just take them one by one. Click "Download All Free Updates" if you want to update all of your apps at the same time.If you are already signed in, the updates will start downloading to your computer.The issue, which has persisted since the launch of Apple Music last year, resurfaced when i Tunes user James Pinkstone published a blog post last week titled, "Apple Music stole my music.
No, seriously." The post, which went viral, detailed how Pinkstone's library of 122GB of music suddenly disappeared.
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