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iPod, iPhone set to merge case designs?

“You know you are a nerd when you dream technology!” Exclaims Carl during one of our daily chats on Skype. You see, Carl had a dream about the Apple iPod last night. He has a habit of dreaming about Apple stuff in the days running up to a major event, like the WWDC (World Wide […]

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Apple, YouTube, EMI in tech’ triumvirate

Technology can be an incestuous business to be in. Deals being forged one week, when only the week before, those same parties were sat staring at each other across a court room. And if you keep an ear to the ground an finger to the wind, you’ll have a noticed that it’s the same names […]

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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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iTunes get EMI DRM-free exclusive

As of today, EMI are offering their entire catalogue of music sans DRM and at a higher quality, too. Sounds like a good deal to me! Well, not quite. EMI may well have hit a wrong note, and I’ll tell you why. So here’s the good news: “EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli today hosted a […]

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Apple iPhone to get ringtones via iTunes?

As the weeks pass, more & more insights and rumors surface about the iPhone. May be a case of deliberate leaks, may just be idea speculation. Always makes for fascinating reading, that’s for sure: “The iPhone seems set to be more capable than first thought,… [speculation is that] Apple will sell ringtones for the iPhone […]