iTunes 12.2.1 update released

iTunesApple have today released iTunes 12.2.1, the latest in a recent flurry of updates to their desktop media management software. Version 12.2.1, which is a 226 MB download (on OS X Yosemite) promises to deliver a couple of improvements around both match and Beats 1.

The official release notes outline the following changes and improvements:

  • Fixes an issue for iTunes Match users where iTunes incorrectly changed some songs from Matched to Apple Music
  • Provides a way to correct a library problem affecting formed iTunes match subscribers
  • Includes minor bug fixes and improvements for Beats 1

iTunes 12.2.1 is available to download now using the build in App Store update method. Alternatively by selecting iTunes > Check for updates, from the menu bar once iTunes is launched.

Apple have also released a support document for users who have been affected by the Matched music switching to Apple Music issue.

Many users have posted concerns over the performance of iTunes 12.2 and Beats 1, some finding there ability to access the station and iTunes 12.2’s new streaming media services as a whole intermittent. This should now be resolved in the latest software update.

There are also posts starting to circulate the forums, suggesting that the issues first discovered in 12.1 with Matched music showing as Apple Music has not yet been resolved for some users. Also users who noticed issues with metadata on some of their matched tracks are reporting the issue does not intact clear. If you apply the update, and it doesn’t work for you – let us know using the comments section below.


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Today sees the release of GTA Online’s Ill-Gotten Gains P1

GTA Ul Gotten GainsRockstar Properganda have just released new of the latest update to GTA Online! Ill-Gotten Gains Part 1, brings with it a whole raft of cool stuff to online GTA gamers on ALL PLATFORMS! All in a pretty hefty 2.5GB update, available to download now!

Four brand new high-end cars are now available in the Legendary Motorsports store, the Pegassi Osiris, Albany Virgo, Benefactor Stirling GT and Enus Windsor.

Two new vehicles are now available in the Elitas Travel store, Buckingham Luxor Deluxe and the Buckingham Swift Deluxe.

An all new Personal Defense Weapon, the Combat PDW is available to purchase at your ‘local’ Ammu-Nation store.

Also some all new designer outfits, necklaces, earrings and watches, which can be purchased at the Rockford Hills stores.

You can read all about Rockstars latest release over at the Rockstar Website

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Spotify suffers data breach


spotifySpotify have become the latest victim of data breach, as their own network security team became aware of unauthorised access to their systems. It would seem that only one users account details has been accessed. However to ensure no other users suffer the same fate, all users will be asked to re-enter their credentials the next time they attempt to use the Spotify client.

Spotify users who use the iOS, Windows Phone and desktop apps to enjoy the Spotify service will be prompted to re-enter their credentials. Android users will be prompted to perform an app upgrade, and although the upgrade isn’t forced, it’s highly recommended you download and install before use.

It’s worth mentioning, installing applications on your Android device from sources over than Google Play or the Amazon Appstore is a bad idea. Which one small exception, in this case, you can also download the latest Android app from

Once Android users have finished downloading an installing the latest update, they will then have to download any offline playlists once again.

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Twitter update announced

Twitter have recently released what seems to be a long awaited updated to the popular iOS variant of the social networks client. Version 4.1 offers several improvements to the previous release, an also sees the return of some features missed by many:

  • Swipe shortcut
    Easily accessible common features simply by swiping over a tweet.
  • Copy and paste for tweets and profiles
    Press an hold on a tweet or a profile, to access iOS built in copy/paste functions
  • Press and hold actions
    Press and hold on tweet’s links for more actions
  • Direct message improvements
  • Confirmation Alerts for Find Friends
  • Performance improvements
  • Image quality improvements
  • Additional Language (Turkish)
  • Several Bug Fixes
Version 4.1 is available to download now from the AppStore

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Office 2011 to take advantage of OS X Lion features

Microsoft have released news of an up and coming software update for Office 2011 for Mac, the update is due to bring some of OS X Lion’s new features to the top selling Office package. Users will benefit from full screen functions, version history and auto save functionality.

The update has not yet been released but when it is it will be available to all Office 2011 users through the built in software update functionality.

Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac is available from PC World for only £99, and is a must have for all Ms Office Fans

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