New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Rumors and Reports Discuss what's going on with Apple in this forum

iTunes versions older than 10.0 now incompatible with iTunes Store


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
OneMoreThing...

 
OneMoreThing...'s Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 30, 2005
Posts: 2,560
OneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to beholdOneMoreThing... is a splendid one to behold

OneMoreThing... is offline
iTunes versions older than 10.0 now incompatible with iTunes Store

Quote:

A 9to5Mac tipster has discovered that Apple is apparently not officially supporting the iTunes Store for older G3 iMacs and any Macs that need to run older versions of iTunes. This isn't really surprising; if Apple won't support software for those older computers, it's unlikely that the company would bother to make sure its store was compatible with them. But what's interesting here is that it's only the store that's incompatible. As you can see from the screenshot above, the rest of the old iTunes 8.2.1 works as expected.

It seems like Apple just created a new page for the latest version of the iTunes Store and redirected older versions to this one, asking customers to install iTunes 10. You'd think the company would want to at least let customers using older Macs spend their money buying iTunes audio and video, but apparently any potential sales from the older versions are outweighed by the costs of keeping the old site around.

iTunes versions older than 10.0 now incompatible with iTunes Store originally appeared on TUAW on Tue, 26 Apr 2011 03:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.




Source*|*Permalink*|*Email this*|*Comments
Read more

Mac-Forums: On Twitter | On Facebook | On Flickr
QUOTE Thanks
RONE

 
RONE's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 02, 2007
Location: Merriam, KS
Posts: 794
RONE has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: 15" MBP Core Duo 2.0GHz 1.5GB, 20" iMac C2D 2.4GHz 4GB, PowerPC G4 500MHz 512MB

RONE is offline
It was bound to happen sooner or later.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Apple's 'iPhone 6' to employ Sharp's next-gen p-Si LCDs in spring 2012 | Local TV station visits Apple's data center »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Week in Review - 10/13/03-10/17/03 Murlyn Apple Rumors and Reports 0 10-19-2003 11:51 PM
Apple VP: iPod makes money, not iTunes Store Murlyn Apple Rumors and Reports 1 10-17-2003 12:15 AM
Jobs: European iTunes Store coming next year Murlyn Apple Rumors and Reports 0 09-16-2003 02:00 PM
iTunes Music Store sells 1 million songs in first week schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 2 05-05-2003 10:32 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:48 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?