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No Shopping Cart but HIDDEN Wish List instead (really dumb)

3618 Views 18 Replies Latest reply: Oct 26, 2009 2:11 AM by RonL RSS
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RonL Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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Sep 26, 2009 1:16 PM
Nothing like making it more difficult to purchase songs you are almost ready to purchase.
The 'Shopping Cart' was MUCH more user friendly than the new Wish List which you first have to go to the iTunes Store and then scroll down to the bottom of the page where it is virtually hidden so as to access songs you have indicated you will want to purchase in the near future.

Yeah Apple... way to go.

Make it harder to find and purchase songs with your new improved upgrade.

There wasn't even a note in the online iTunes Help indicating as to where the Shopping Cart items had gone.

Yeah Apple... quite the improvement.
G5 Tower, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 2 GB RAM; Apple Bluetooth keyboard
  • TerriZeee Calculating status...
    No suggested music based on music already added in the Wish List either.
    17" Macbook Pro and more, Mac OS X (10.5.6), Black Macbook, Mac mini, 15 Macbook Pro, 17" Powerbook, 12" Powerbook, iPhone...
  • roaminggnome Level 10 Level 10 (89,280 points)
    powerbook g4, iMac 20, Mac OS X (10.5.1), airport express, iphone, ipod, ipod touch
  • Colin Robinson Level 6 Level 6 (8,290 points)
    RonL wrote:
    go to the iTunes Store and then scroll down to the bottom of the page where it is virtually hidden

    It's also hidden at the top - you don't have to scroll down to the bottom

    If you are logged in to your account then there is a disclosure triangle (which only appears when you hover to the right of your login id) that lists:
    Wish List
    Sign Out

    The easiest way to get to it (and, I assume, the way Apple intended for it to work) is on the home page:
    ! my Album.tiff"!

    However, it appears from threads on this board, that some people do not get that view when they log in.

    COlin R.
    MacBook Pro 15.4" 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB, Mac OS X (10.6),  iPod 30GB v2.3  iMac DVSE  iPod nano v1.3  MacBook Pro  iPhone
  • Jonathan Hils Calculating status...
    Not only was this a terrible idea, but I get an error or +connection time out+ 3 out of 4 times I try to access my wish list to purchase music. I cannot believe that the record companies and artists would stand for this. This seems like a really poor marketing idea to get people to buy songs at the spur of the moment rather than let people EASILY assemble items to ponder for the future. Why Apple feels these "tweaks" are necessary is really beyond me.
    15" MacBook Pro, core duo, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Matthew Morgan Level 7 Level 7 (22,420 points)
    However, it appears from threads on this board, that some people do not get that view when they log in.

    You're right. It does not consistently appear.

    Dual 1.8 GHz G5 2.5 GB RAM/MBP 2.26GHz 2GB RAM/iSight/iPod nano 4g/iPhone 3GS, Mac OS X (10.6), ATI Radeon 9600, Time Capsule, AirPort Express
  • CasperGemini Level 5 Level 5 (4,305 points)
    I'm not a fan of this Wish List business either. I seem to have to refresh my wish list (by returning to the home page and selecting wish list again) in order to remove more than one song from it.

     MacBook , Mac OS X (10.5.8),  iPod touch  AirPort Express 
  • euromanda Calculating status...
    I also have to leave the wishlist screen and come back if I want to play more than one preview or delete more than one song off my wishlist. So annoying! I've written a scathing review to Apple Feedback - hopefully they can bring the shopping cart back or ease the functionality of this new iTunes.
    MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
  • dtr1971 Calculating status...
    I agree with all of you...i wouldn't wish the "wish list" on anyone. It's totally useless and beyond frustrating. Apple, Bring Back My Shopping Cart!!!
    MacBook Pro, etc., Mac OS X (10.6.1), all home electronica are mac
  • kegger Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
    I do, too! What a terrible pain in the arse that is! I vote we put it back in the sidebar, call it whatever you want but give us our access back!
    macbook pro 15" 2.4g, Mac OS X (10.6.1), 4g ram/ 19" LG flatscreen/ 2 ext HD (160 & 320G)
  • stephchin Calculating status...
    I can not stand the wish list...PLEASE bring back shopping cart. If I wanted a million little charges on my credit card.....very unhappy!

    Dell, Windows Vista
  • Meg St._Clair Level 8 Level 8 (37,475 points)
    I'm just curious. You're not the first person whose complained about having numerous small charges on their card. I'm not trying to be argumentative, really. I'm curious why that's a problem. Does it some how change how much you get charged by your credit card company?
    MacBook Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6), Current iPods: 3 Gen Nano 4 gig, 1st gen 16 gig Touch, 2nd Gen 32 gig Touch
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