Apple is taking its dear time with iTunes 11, reportedly putting the final tweaks on its software to make sure it addresses many of the long-standing complaints users have had against Apple’s iconic media player.
The next version of iTunes, which Apple says will be out by the end of the month for both Mac and Windows, represents the latest step to address some of these changes in the way people store and use their content on computers. It’s more deeply tied into Apple’s media store, as well as a user’s music collection that can now be backed up and stored indefinitely in Apple’s cloud as part of a paid subscription service. Apple’s even redesigned its player to put many of the commonly used features in a widget that can be used even when you’re doing something outside of iTunes.
Check out the full scoop over here at CNET.