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  • News: False start for Qtrax's 'free' music service

    Digital music users are being given the chance to legally download songs for free. Qtrax is a new online file-sharing service that offers unlimited, free music downloads that are compatible with iPods.

  • News: Amazon's iTunes killer coming to the UK

    Amazon's music download store could come to the UK this year, after the online retailer announced plans to start selling MP3 tracks via its international websites during 2008.

  • News: Last.fm releases free music download service

    A free music service that promises to pay unsigned artists royalties every time a user streams a track to their computer has been launched.

  • News: Report: iTunes offers more choice than P2P

    Apple's iTunes Store offers a better catalogue of tracks than illegal peer-to-peer (P2P) services, according to industry group the IFPI's latest Digital Music Report.

  • News: Apple: iTunes movie rentals to boost iPod sales

    The main strategy behind Apple's new iTunes movie rentals service is to sell more iPods and Macs, a company executive claims.

  • News: Mac 'on fire' as Apple reports huge growth

    Apple sold 2.3 million Macs and 22.1 million iPods during the holiday shopping season, helping the company achieve $1.58bn profit during its fiscal first quarter. The Mac totals mark the third consecutive quarter that Apple has set a quarterly sales record for its desktops and laptops.

  • News: Pink iPod nano now available from Apple

    Apple has introduced a new pink iPod nano to its range of media players in the UK, with an 8GB model now available for £129.

  • News: UK iPhone sales 'miss' 200,000 target

    Apple's iPhone has failed to hit its sales target, reports the Financial Times. The FT said Apple's UK iPhone partner O2 sold 190,000 of the handsets in its first eight weeks on sale, quoting "people familiar with the situation".

  • News: HTC Touch achieves 50% of iPhone sales

    HTC's iPhone killer – the HTC Touch - sold 2 million units last year, the Tawainese company has revealed. At last week's Macworld Expo in San Francisco Apple CEO Steve Jobs said his company had sold 4 million iPhones since launch.

  • News: PlayTomato launches iPod touch lookalike

    PlayTomato has launched a music and video player which has more than a likeness to Apple's iPod touch. The device, which debuted in South Korea on Friday, is the latest in a line of products from portable gadget makers that take design cues from Apple's successful iPod and iPhone products.

  • News: iPod touch upgrade adds five new apps

    Steve Jobs launched five new iPod touch applications during his Macworld Expo keynote last night, with the new £12.99 upgrade including Mail, Maps, Stocks, Notes, and Weather.

  • News: Online retailer says DRM music will end in 2008

    The availability of high-quality DRM-free tracks contributed to huge growth in music sales at UK online retailer 7digital last year, the company claims.

  • News: Rumour: Apple MacBook & iPhone to go 3G

    Banners hanging at Macworld Expo on Monday read, '2008: There's something in the air', suggesting wireless news to come in CEO Steve Jobs' keynote today (5pm, GMT).

  • News: Amazon MP3 gets DRM-free Sony tracks

    Amazon will later this month add music from Sony BMG to its Amazon MP3 digital-music download service.

  • News: Pandora locks out British music listeners

    Pandora, the web radio station that creates a customised playlist based around your favourite songs and those that are musically similar, has announced that it will cut off UK listeners on 15 January.

  • News: Apple to reduce UK iTunes prices by 5p

    Apple today announced that within six months it will lower the prices it charges for music on its UK iTunes Store to match the already standardised pricing on iTunes across Europe.

  • News: Microsoft still behind HD-DVD despite Blu-ray drift

    Microsoft says it is standing by its decision to support HD-DVD on Xbox 360, despite Warner Bros' recent decision to back Blu-ray (and Paramount's rumored reversal).

  • News: iTunes sales up 50% over Christmas

    Music downloads were up 50 percent year-on-year across Christmas 2007, according to the BPI - the UK record label trade group.

  • News: Dutch media players sold with worm

    A batch of digital media players sold by a Dutch importer over Christmas have been infected with a worm.

  • News: Motorola expands music service, buys Soundbuzz

    In a bid to expand its mobile music offerings, Motorola is set to acquire online music store Soundbuzz, Motorola said today.


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