04 Jun Apple replaces iTunes on Mac with three separate apps [LA Times]
By Wendy Lee and Suhauna Hussain
June 3, 2019 | When the iTunes Music store debuted 16 years ago, digital music meant buying a CD and uploading it to a computer or illegally downloading a song from a file-sharing service. Apple changed all that by charging customers 99 cents for a song they could take with them wherever they went. Over time, iTunes expanded into movies and podcasts, storing all forms of media in a single desktop application.
But that’s not what today’s customers want, and on Monday, Apple replaced its pioneering store on the Mac and integrated its library and store into three distinct apps — music, podcasts and TV.
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