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Universal’s Total Music May Not Play Well

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Business Week is reporting that Universal chief Doug Morris is enlisting other big music players for a service to challenge iTunes and the iPod. The world’s most powerful music executive aims to join forces with other record companies to launch an industry-owned subscription service. BusinessWeek has learned that Morris has already enlisted Sony BMG Music   …Continue Reading


And Apple Picks T-Mobile for Germany

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Apple and T-Mobile today announced that T-Mobile will be the exclusive German carrier of Apple’s revolutionary iPhone when it makes its debut in Germany on November 9. iPhone is scheduled to go on sale on November 9 and will be sold in Germany through Telekom Shops of Deutsche Telekom and the T-Mobile web shop. iPhone   …Continue Reading


Apple iPhone to Launch in UK November 9, 2007

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Apple and O2 announced today that O2, a UK wireless carrier, will be the exclusive UK carrier for Apple’s iPhone when it makes its debut in the UK on November 9th. Unique to the UK, iPhone users will have free access to the O2′s public Wi-Fi network, covering over 7,500 cafes, restaurants, airport lounges, pubs   …Continue Reading


eMusic to Offer Audiobooks in MP3 Format

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eMusic, the music service that has given Apple’s iTunes the most competition in the song-download arena will now offer audiobooks in mp3 format, too. The biggest selling point for eMusic is also its biggest point of controversy: the site uses the MP3 format, which works on any digital player but lacks digital rights management technology,   …Continue Reading


Jobs Apologizes for Disappointing Early iPhone Buyers

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Dealing with the fallout from the recently announced iPhone price cut seems to be Apple’s biggest issue of the day. It’s too bad they got greedy to start with as everyone knew the original price was way too high to be sustainable. Here’s the apology: To all iPhone customers: I have received hundreds of emails   …Continue Reading


Apple’s Big News – A Cheaper iPhone – How Depressing

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Apple had it’s big announcement event today and had a lot to share, but the big news that has caught the attention of the media is the price cut on the iPhone. The 8GB iPhone will now be $200 less costly coming in at $399. As expected, Apple also announced a video Nano, a touch   …Continue Reading


iPhone Now Best Selling Smart Phone

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iSuppli is reporting that the iPhone has become the best selling smart phone. Apple Inc.’s iPhone outsold all smart phones in the United States during July, and equaled the sales of the most popular feature phone, according to iSuppli Corp. The iPhone accounted for 1.8 percent of all mobile-handset unit sales to U.S. consumers during   …Continue Reading


Apple and NBC Split Up

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Apple will not add new NBC shows in iTunes due to a contracting disagreement between Apple and iTunes. NBC tried to force Apple to raise prices on its shows to $4.99 from the current $1.99. This means that popular shows like The Office, Heros, Saturday Night Live and other NBC shows will no longer be   …Continue Reading


The real iPhone signup data disappointing

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Finally, we are getting some real data on iPhone sales. Analysts had speculated that 700,000 iPhones were sold the first weekend. The facts turned out much different and quite disappointing compared to the hype. AT&T reported that only 146,000 iPhone users signed up the first two days of it’s launch. Apple will probably report iPhone   …Continue Reading


Is the Nano iPhone next?

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Reuters is reporting that Apple plans to launch a cheaper version of the iPhone in the fourth quarter that could be based on the ultra-slim iPod Nano music player, according to a JP Morgan report. According the the Reuters report, Kevin Chang, a JP Morgan analyst based in Taiwan, cited people in the supply channel   …Continue Reading