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  • News: MTV & RealNetworks team on iTunes killer

    MTV Networks and RealNetworks hope to reduce iTunes’ stranglehold on the online music market by merging their online stores, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • News: Wal-Mart joins DRM-free music club

    Wal-Mart is to sell free of DRM-free MP3s on its website, which means tracks should play on competing multimedia players such as the iPod and Microsoft's Zune.

  • News: The 10 most ridiculous iPhone stories so far

    Two months after its release in the US, and the hype surrounding Apple's iPhone - sometimes generating enthusiasm bordering on insanity – has already produced some of the wackiest, news stories ever witnessed in the history of technology.

  • News: Is Sony's secret Rolly an iPod-killer?

    Sony has started a teaser campaign today for a new audio device called Rolly.

  • News: iPhone battery useless after 300 charges

    Apple and AT&T are the target of a second class-action lawsuit over claims the two companies failed to tell the first iPhone buyers that annual fees of more than $100 would be needed to replace the iPhone battery and maintain service.

  • News: iPod & iPhone demand may hit gadget prices

    Shoppers can expect price hikes for portable media players this Christmas after flash memory prices have increased 20 percent in the last fortnight, according to electronics wholesaler Chinavasion.com.

  • News: Insider trading scandal rocks iPod maker

    Nine executives at Inventec Appliances could face prison for failing to reveal plans by Apple to reduce iPod orders to the company in a timely manner.

  • News: Controversial LimeWire takes on iTunes

    Lime Wire LLC, maker of the controversial LimeWire file-sharing software, plans to go legit with a new music download service.

  • News: Lennon joins McCartney on iTunes

    John Lennon’s solo catalogue has been added to Apple’s iTunes Store. He joins fellow Beatle Paul McCartney, who music was added to iTunes in May.

  • News: Apple launches new 'My iTunes' web widgets

    Apple has added a new feature aimed at iTunes Store users who maintain weblogs or their own personal pages on social-networking sites.

  • News: Universal announces DRM-free music sales

    Universal Music Group is offering music downloads without DRM (digital rights management) copy protection

  • News: Amazon invests in DRM-free music site

    Amazon’s efforts to take on iTunes have been boosted by an undisclosed investment in Amie Street, a company that runs a website that sells music at varying prices based on demand.

  • News: HP and Napster join forces in music giveaway

    All HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario desktop and laptop computers sold in the UK and Germany are to be sold with Napster's music subscription service included. Each PC will also come with a free introductory 1-month subscription to the service.

  • News: Nokia licenses Microsoft's DRM software

    Nokia will license Microsoft's PlayReady DRM (digital rights management) technology. The move should give Nokia service providers a greater choice of copy-protection software.

  • News: Facebook gets Filter music-recommendation tool

    Music-recommendation tools The Filter has launched a Facebook application that enables users to recommend songs to friends. Facebook users with The Filter installed can organise their digital audio files and share musical interests.

  • News: iPhone chip power cut hits Apple shares

    Six Samsung chip production lines were hit by a power outage on Friday. But before the supply of NAND flash memory chips to iPhones, iPods and other devices could be disrupted, the Samsung processor production lines were back up and running - by noon on Saturday.

  • News: 25 new Apple iPhone features needed for the UK

    Two months to go until the iPhone's European release, we've put together a wish list of improvements Apple should make to the handset to ensure you'll buy one when it's released in the UK

  • News: Deletemusic worm threatens MP3 collections

    Security experts have discovered a worm that hunts down and deletes MP3s on infected PCs. The worm is only low risk, although its unusual payload could give a nasty surprise to an ardent music fan. The motivation of the hackers who created it is unclear.

  • News: iPhone security threats are 'overblown'

    Analysts are arguing over the suitability of Apple’s iPhone to the business sector, with some saying IT buyers should be wary of security issues, and other claiming the threat has been overblown.

  • Video: How to extend your iPod's battery life

    Find out how to maximise your iPod's battery life between charges.



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