Lauren Goode

Recent Posts by Lauren Goode

Just When You Thought Christmas Was Over: Apple’s Freebie App

Apple’s holiday gift to you: Even more Coldplay. Today, Apple rolled out its “12 Days of Christmas” app for iOS devices, offering free daily downloads of music and media through Jan. 6. The app — for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and all iPads, as well as newer iPod touch devices — is available to users in the U.K., Canada, and parts of Europe; Apple did not respond to an inquiry about whether the app will be made available in the U.S. According to Boy Genius Report and others, the first free downloads are several Coldplay songs and videos, including a live album from a recent iTunes event in London.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald