Apple has released iTunes 10.5 to the general public ahead of their self-imposed October 12th release date. This release of iTunes brings support for iOS 5 and iCloud. It will also take advantage of Apple’s $24.99/year iTunes Match when it’s launched later this month. That said, Apple originally had iTunes Match ready in this public […]
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Apple Releases iTunes 10.5 Ahead of Schedule, Pushes iTunes 10.5.1 to Developers for iTunes Match Testing

itunes10logo380.jpgApple has released iTunes 10.5 to the general public ahead of their self-imposed October 12th release date. This release of iTunes brings support for iOS 5 and iCloud. It will also take advantage of Apple’s $24.99/year iTunes Match when it’s launched later this month.

That said, Apple originally had iTunes Match ready in this public release, but Apple later pulled it. On that same note, Apple has since released a 10.5.1 beta to developers for further testing of iTunes Match.

In other words, Apple is now beginning to roll out iCloud functionality with this release of iTunes 10.5. However, it seems that Apple is buying themselves a little more time with the iTunes Match rollout. You know, because MobileMe was such a disaster.

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