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  • 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.

  • News: CES: Sony thanks Blu-ray Disc backers

    Sony CEO Howard Stringer has thanked Warner Bros and other Blu-ray Disc backers for supporting the high-definition (HD) disc format. Warner's decision could prove pivotal in the HD disc format battle between Blu-ray and HD-DVD.

  • News: Gates disappoints in CES farewell

    Microsoft chairman Bill Gates focused on the company’s drive to provide digital content via the web, consoles and smartphones in his final keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday night.

  • News: Apple faces class-action music monopoly suit

    Apple is facing a class-action suit that alleges the company unfairly uses technological restrictions with its iPod line and iTunes Music Store to beat out competitors.

  • News: Web traffic suggests growth in MS Zune sales

    The website devoted to Microsoft's Zune 'iPod-killer' nearly tripled its share of Christmas Day's overall internet traffic in comparison with last year, but it still fell far short of Apple's iTunes site, an analytic vendor said.

  • News: iPod for Christmas? Watch out!

    People who received MP3 players - such as Apple's iPod - as holiday gifts may want to steer clear of some Web sites that claim to offer legal music but don't have licensing agreements with major music labels.



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