How the Apple iTunes looked in 2003 when the service was first launched. Photo: Ben Sin

Apple ends iTunes: Music, Podcast and TV apps replace it, but there’s no denying its legacy and cultural impact

  • iTunes will be replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV when consumers upgrade their MacOS software to the latest version
  • But in 2003 it changed the way we bought songs and albums as the music business struggled with online piracy and file-sharing sites
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How the Apple iTunes looked in 2003 when the service was first launched. Photo: Ben Sin
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Apple’s new Mac Pro at the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small/AFP

Apple conference highlights: Facebook put down, new iPad Pro updates and a stand-alone Watch

  • The Apple Worldwide Developer Conference had some shake-ups including its US$6,000 computer and the end of iTunes
  • There were other important announcements: an iPod update that makes it more of a computer, and a more independent Apple Watch
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Apple’s new Mac Pro at the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small/AFP
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