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Apple kills iTunes Allowances

Apple is ending the iTunes Allowance feature, which let parents create a limited spending option for their kids:

After April 13, 2016, you will no longer be able to create a new iTunes Allowance. All existing allowances will cancel May 25, 2016.

After May 25, any unused allowance credit will remain in the recipient’s account until it’s used.

For a replacement, Apple suggests using Family Sharing. Maybe that means the company will finally fix some of the myriad glitches and problems with that system. Or maybe that is wishful thinking.

—Linked by Dan Moren

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