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Apple to add full iCloud and iOS 6 support to iTunes 11

Apple iTunes 11

Apple has begun work on the next major iTunes release, iTunes 11, according to 9to5mac, reports our sister site Stuff.tv.

The site's sources claim that iTunes 11 is iOS 6-ready, although the same iOS 6 compatibility is also expected in future iTunes 10.x updates as well.

iTunes 11 is also expected to feature deeper iCloud integration, with a dedicated iCloud settings panel available for Apple users to tweak their iCloud settings – including iTunes Match and iOS device backups.

9to5mac also reckons that we can expect to see a full iTunes and App Store revamp later this year, fuelled by Apple's purchase of Chomp – an acquisition which should help to improve content discovery in both the iTunes and App Store.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.