NEWS - Tuesday, November 8, 2005


Xbox 360 Unable To Play Itunes

Xbox 360 Unable to play iTunes Music 11.08.2005 07:36 | Dusty | Xbox 360 Xbox360News.com | Read & Add Comments (32) | Link to this article It’s been known for a while that Xbox 360 will be able to stream music from iPod MP3 players to provide background music for games, but what will be news to many is that the console will be unable to play songs purchased from Apple’s iTunes Music Store. This was revealed in a recent story posted on News.com "When you plug your iPod in," Xbox digital-entertainment executive producer Jeff Henshaw told CNET News.com, "the Xbox 360 automatically detects that it’s there. You can browse by artist or album or genre or by custom playlist." However, because of the iPod’s digital-rights-management software, the Xbox 360 cannot stream songs purchased from Apple’s iTunes Music Store, Henshaw said. There’s a reason for that: Microsoft built its iPod connection without the support of the folks at Apple. "We do not have an official relationship with Apple for the iPod connectivity," said Scott Henson, product unit manager in Microsoft’s advanced technology group. He maintains that "Xbox 360 leverages standard protocols such as USB mass storage to enable iPod support." Henshaw said Microsoft tried to "engage" Apple in a partnership that would have officially made the iPod interoperable with Xbox, but Apple rejected the overture
Source: http://www.xbox360news.com

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,668
Forum Posts: 725,807
Xbox One Titles: 1,304
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,085
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 585
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 1,719
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 14,519
Screenshots: 31,416
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Manette Xbox One Xfest18
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 164 Views

Xbox One X Mountain Dew
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 84 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada June 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
1 Replies, 197 Views

Xbox One X Black Panther
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 455 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada May 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 527 Views

Is anything happening in XBox One land?
Post by DJ tx
7 Replies, 763 Views

Xbox One S Jojeux Anniversaire
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 501 Views

Xbox One X Steelbook
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 543 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada April 2018 Schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 819 Views

Xbox One X World of tanks
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 982 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada - March 2018 Schedule
Post by Kiesey
7 Replies, 1214 Views

Any info on Biomutant release?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 1058 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada - February Playdates Schedule
Post by Kiesey
8 Replies, 1371 Views

Xbox Prototype Communicator
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 1727 Views

Xbox One S Dragon Ball Fighterz
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 1104 Views

© 2000-2018 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics