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  • News: New bid to open up iTunes

    A Nordic led drive that hopes to force Apple to make its online store compatible with rival companies’ digital music players has gained more support from consumer groups in Germany and France.

  • News: iPod recovery software launched

    GetData Software has announced the release of Recover My iPod, a new Windows software utility that enables you to recover music and video content from your iPod

  • News: Christmas launch for Zune in Europe?

    Microsoft’s Zune media player won’t be available in Europe until the end of this year, the company has announced.

  • News: Music labels target MySpace sales

    A group of independent record labels behind artists such as The White Stripes and The Arctic Monkeys have joined to form Merlin, an agency which will sell music on sites such as MySpace, YouTube and the new advertising-funded SpiralFrog.

  • News: Microsoft's proposed iPod tie-up revealed

    Highly confidential email suggested Microsoft and Apple should team up after fears that the iPod would drive people away from Windows Media Player

  • News: Analysis: can Netflix and iTunes co-exist?

    Earlier this week mail-order film rental service Netflix introduced a new service that enables computer users to stream movies directly to their desktops. The company has said this is a complementary service to Apple's iTunes Store, not a competitor

  • News: Consumer groups oppose music DRM bill

    Consumer rights groups have voiced opposition to legislation introduced in the US Congress last week that would require internet broadcasters to deploy DRM (digital rights management) technology to prevent listeners from making unauthorised copies of music files

  • News: iPhone to instigate touchscreen take-off

    Apple's introduction of its touch-activated iPhone seems likely to kick-start the touchscreen industry, a report claims

  • News: iPod sales up 50% in record quarter

    Apple has posted a record-breaking $1bn profit on record revenue of $7.1bn for the first fiscal quarter of 2007, ending December 30, 2006. Earnings per share for the quarter were $1.14.

  • News: Digital music sales double

    Digital music sales doubled in 2006, but the rise - thanks to better distribution - hasn't made up for the decline in CD sales, the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) said today.

  • News: iPod internet plug-in announced

    Prosoft Engineering has unveiled Jax, a customisable iPod plug-in that adds music management features and delivers internet content to the nano, mini and full-size versions of Apple's iPod music player

  • News: Motorola in Motomusic trademark dispute

    Motorola may face legal trouble over its use of the term Motomusic, the name it uses to market digital music on its mobile phones, because it's been claimed by another company.

  • News: Net downloads change face of UK charts

    Koopa made history in yesterday’s music charts by becoming the first unsigned act to make it into the top 40.

  • News: iPhone: 20 questions you need to ask

    Apple's iPhone has already become the most talked-about gadget of 2007. But while you may have been impressed by Steve Jobs' Macworld Expo demonstration, have you stopped to think how the new handset will work in practice?

  • News: AOL ditches Music Now for Napster

    AOL has named Napster as exclusive supplier of subscription music for its AOL Music site in the US, and plans to migrate all 350,000 paid accounts away from the existing service, AOL Music Now, over the next 60 days.

  • News: Apple iPhone: Why it could fail

    Apple has finally announced its long-rumoured iPhone. True to the Apple "i" tradition, the iPhone is filled with features and touts an innovative interface more akin to a kiosk or video game than a telephone. By making music, videos and web browsing available to its users, Apple hopes to set the standard in the entertainment/phone, all-in-one device market, much as it did in the music player market.

  • News: CES: World first for projector with iPod dock

    The new PJ258 projector, announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), comes hot on the heels of ViewSonic’s VX1945wm flat panel monitor, which also includes an iPod dock and was released in the UK late last year.

  • News: iTunes doubled music sales in 2006

    Contrary to several reports that appeared in the media late last year, Apple continues to enjoy strong iTunes sales and year-over-year growth, selling 1 billion songs in 2006.

  • News: Apple's iPhone brand in question

    Apple introduced its new iPhone device without informing Cisco whether it had accepted a licensing agreement to use the name, which Cisco owns.

  • News: Full details: iPhone & Apple TV

    Steve Jobs yesterday unveiled full details of Apple's 'revolutionary' iPhone device during his keynote speech at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco. The device combines an iPod music player, mobile phone and web-browsing device.

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