The iTunes Monopoly/Failure Myth

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Date: Friday, September 22nd, 2006, 08:00
Category: Opinion

According to proponents of
The iTunes Monopoly/Failure Myth, Apple’s iTunes Store has a monopolistic lock on digital music, and at the same time is also a marginal failure that nobody is using. Judging from headlines that appear next to each other, it’s hard to keep the FUD straight. In both cases, they’re wrong, here’s why.
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RDM

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The Apple Core: iTunes 7 and iPod 1.2 update confound users

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Date: Friday, September 22nd, 2006, 08:00
Category: The Apple Core

sad-ipod.jpgWhen Steve Jobs announced iTunes 7 I couldn’t reload the download page fast enough. I was anxious to try out the first whole number upgrade to Apple’s venerable jukebox application in almost a year. In the 10 or so days that I’ve been using the new iTunes I’ve had little or no problems with it. Unfortunately others haven’t been so lucky.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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