Category Archives: iTunes

Podcast: Digital music – how the fans and the bands are revolutionising the music business

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Share this post The mbites.com podcast this week looked at how digital music is impacting both on music fans and the artists themselves. The guests (pictured) were Laura Lee Davies, former editor of Time Out magazine in London and a … Continue reading

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15% file share – 5% pay to download. Uh oh.

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Share this post Some interesting new research from Jupiter: Jupiter thinks the European music industry is facing “a demographic time bomb”. In its report “European Music Consumer Survey, 2005” it says that European consumers who download music from illegal file … Continue reading

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RIAA email spells trouble for amateur online stations

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Share this post Streaming radio service Live365 is being scrutinised by the Recording Artist Association of America (RIAA) which is interested in user-generated stations that do not properly comply with various DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) statutes. The RIAA says … Continue reading

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Podcasting starts to lure advertisers

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Share this post Is Podcasting turning into a viable media business? Maybe. Podshow this week add 30s shows to its network and plans a major marketing push to lure more podcasters into its fold, broadening the network of shows it … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 is iPod compatible

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Share this post Microsoft’s XBox site has published a document that shows how to turn the XBox 360 gaming device into an iPod accessory: “We’re happy to report that the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system works with MP3 … Continue reading

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Apple sued over iPod patent

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Share this post [MacUser]: Apple is facing legal action of the alleged breach of two patents in its iPod, iTunes and Mac products. Illinois-based Premier claims that the Apple products violate patents which describe a system for creating lists of … Continue reading

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Video from the iPod launch in London

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Share this postClick to download the video or subscribe to the video/audio podcast.

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iTunes 6 gets a once-over

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Share this post Digital Music Weblog reviews iTunes 6: It concludes it is “functionally and cosmetically the same as iTunes 5 for the most part; the big difference, of course, is the presence of videos in the iTMS catalog. Music … Continue reading

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A question about Apple

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Share this post So, to wrap up from the Apple announcements. A new iMac G5, with nice DVD controls. iTunes with music videos (2,000 of them) to buy, and the ability to subscribe to video podcasts – plus user recommendations … Continue reading

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Jobs cracks joke shock

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Share this postSteve Jobs, cracking jokes about Disney – movie file.

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