Apple is planning an announcement Tuesday morning regarding iTunes.
Count us among the cautiously optimistic. ITunes is one of the most successful software packages in history, installed on more than 125 million computers worldwide and used for about 70 percent of all digital-music purchases.… Read the rest
The iPad has touched a nerve in the geek community.
Judging by comments on Wired.com and elsewhere, many people are outraged that Apple would try to foist a less-capable, dumbed-down device on an unsuspecting public. Thanks to clever marketing, these people point out, Apple has persuaded us to spend $500 and more for something that’s less capable and more restrictive than a netbook computer costing half as much.… Read the rest
Apple announced the iPad Wednesday, and with it added e-books to the menu of content it’s selling via iTunes.
But I can’t believe that Steve Jobs is going to stop there.
Brian X. Chen and I predicted on Tuesday evening that Apple’s big announcement would go beyond the iPad, and include the announcement of a major, multi-platform content store centered on iTunes.… Read the rest