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Movies & Music at Macworld Expo 2008

What with Macworld Expo 2008 inching closer, all eyes are on Apple who’re likely to roll out some new products. And as usual, people are trying out-guess each other as to what Apple have in their labs…

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iPod inching closer to iPhone design?

What has to rank as one of the least difficult to predict Apple predictions in history, it looks like the iPod will take on the iPhone form factor sans the phone smarts… The moment the Apple iPhone was rumoured way back when, I began to think. Then when there was talk of full screen and […]

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My iTunes widget a one-hit-wonder?

All this talk of Apple’s new My iTunes being about ‘social music’ is a little belated and more than a little like not enough. I’d say the interactive social music high ground was seized by Last.fm and Musicovery yonks ago… OK, so Last.fm didn’t buy anyone ‘coz they were much too busy being bought out […]

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Last.fm should buy Shazam, Musicovery

I’ve been using Last.fm for yonks, and it’s a place I don’t frequent as often as I used to. The music discovery process is intuitive, and encourages a love-thy-neighbour kind of attitude, as those with similar tastes are nudged into your profile page. So rather than have you go hunt down people of similar musical […]

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Big movies for big prices makes little sense

Right now, here in England, some of the top-flight football clubs in the Premiership are struggling to fill their stadiums. The reason for this is pretty simple: they’re charging way too much for tickets. They’re pushing the grassroots fans out of the game and instead pandering to the armchair viewer who’s paying their stupidly high […]