Underground rapper and hip-hop producer Aesop Rock will be the latest artist contributing to the Nike+iPod ecosystem with the release of his new Nike+ Original Run mix, available this Tuesday, February 13 on the iTunes Store. You can hear a preview of the new Nike mix on his MySpace page. Aesop Rock is the third […]
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Sure to light up the Internet for days to come, Steve Jobs has posted a message on the Apple website laying out his (and the company’s) position on Digital Rights Management (DRM) and “closed” music distribution systems. In it, Jobs reminds readers that it was the music companies who demanded DRM be put in place […]
We’re only one day into this CES/Macworld week and I’m already suffering from RSS overload. Trying to keep up with Gizmodo, Engadget, iLounge, and all the latest Diggs is truly an exercise in futility. And how much cosmic enlightenment have my bloodshot eyes and cramped fingers earned me? Not a whole heck of a lot. […]
Some interesting legal surprises in Apple’s most recent SEC filings… and they have nothing to do with the backdating of stock options. First, we learn that a company called PhatRat, LLC, which “provides scientific measurement services for sporting purposes,” has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple over the Nike+iPod Sport Kit. The company’s website […]
The holidays have really backlogged Apple’s iTunes Music Store. First came reports that the massive swell of traffic on Christmas day left iTunes shoppers waiting for up to 20 minutes to download a single song. Next we notice that the store still hasn’t added new releases for this week yet. It’s OK with me, since […]
I’m not a big Sudoku player. It’s not because I don’t enjoy working through the insanely popular logic puzzles – I do – but rather that I never seem to have a Sudoku puzzle handy when I have 15 – 20 minutes that I’m looking to fill. Well, that’s all changed with the release of […]
The iTunes Store has added two new iPod games from developer Electronic Arts: Sudoku and Royal Solitaire. This brings the total number of iPod games available on iTunes to eleven.
I’ve added a new feature to my sidebar: PowerSong Videos. For those of you not hip to the Nike+iPod lingo, PowerSong is a feature of the Nike+iPod Sport Kit that lets you instantly skip to a pre-determined track (the PowerSong) during your work-out by pressing the iPod’s center button. The idea is that an uptempo, […]
For those of you who caught wind of the Register’s report yesterday that iTunes music sales were “collapsing,” you may want to pop over to Josh Bernoff’s blog to get a more reality-based version of the story. Bernoff is the source of the Forrester report that sparked this minor panic (shares of Apple stock fell […]