I use the ‘Gift This App’ feature in iTunes fairly often. It’s an easy way to get an app for my daughter without having to up her iTunes allowance or share my passwords with her so she can install it. Since I use it pretty frequently, I’ve had time to notice one very annoying trait […]
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iTunes Wish List Item – Give Gifting a Brain

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I use the ‘Gift This App’ feature in iTunes fairly often. It’s an easy way to get an app for my daughter without having to up her iTunes allowance or share my passwords with her so she can install it.

Since I use it pretty frequently, I’ve had time to notice one very annoying trait of this feature. It does not ever remember the email address or name of anyone you’ve previously gifted an item to. Even if, as in my case, nearly every single time I use the feature I send to the same name and email address (my daughter’s).

Would it be that hard to build just a tiny bit more brain power into this feature? Just enough to have it say ‘Hey, are you sending the gifted app to Zoe again?’ and remember the email address after a few characters of it are typed. That’d be great. Smile

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