Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Limited Edition Beatles iPod Boxed Set Comes With Albums on CD
/ October 21, 2008 2:36 pm

Los Angeles - While the Beatles’ songs are still not available for sale from Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store, department store chain Bloomingdale’s has partnered with a custom laser etching firm to offer a limited edition Apple iPod boxed set that comes with all of the Beatles albums on CD, Wired.com reported.

The $795 collector’s box — a limited edition of 2,500 — includes a 120GB iPod classic, which is laser-etched with a Beatles logo on the front and a silhouette of the "Abbey Road" album cover on [...].

Apple: 200 Million TV Episodes Sold, Including 1 Million in HD
/ October 16, 2008 4:18 pm

Cupertino, Calif. - Apple (NASD: AAPL) announced on Thursday that it has now sold more than 200 million TV episodes from its iTunes Store, including over one million HD episodes. Additionally, all four networks are now offering primetime programs in HD through the online store — including ABC’s "Lost" and "Grey’s Anatomy"; CBS’ "CSI"; Fox’s "Prison Break" and "Bones"; and NBC’s "Heroes" and "The Office." The iTunes Store now offers over 30,000 TV episodes.

 

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DMW Vlog: Rhapsody’s Neil Smith On Business Models
/ October 14, 2008 10:26 am

Los Angeles - Neil Smith, VP of Business Management for Rhapsody America, a JV between Real Networks (NASD: RNWK) and MTV (NYSE: VIA), recently spoke on a panel at DMW’s Digital Music Forum West. In this interview, he talks about the possibility of Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes adding a subscription service and what that would do to Rhapsody. He also talks about the integration with MTV and Yahoo! (NASD: YHOO) Music Unlimited. Smith also details what he thinks that the [...].

Report: iTunes Continues Dominance; Amazon, Rhapsody Gain
/ October 9, 2008 2:35 pm
Report: iTunes Continues Dominance; Amazon, Rhapsody Gain

New York - While Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store continues to dominate the digital music market, Amazon’s (NASD: AMZN) MP3 store and RealNetworks’ (NASD: RNWK) Rhapsody made strides in terms of brand awareness and user preference over the past year, according to a report from market research firm Ipsos. Among users who were aware of more than one source for digital music purchases, 57% preferred iTunes — an increase of 7% from a year ago. Meanwhile, 9% favored Amazon MP3, which has only been around a [...].

Is The New BlackBerry Storm 9500 Touchscreen Phone An iPhone Killer?
/ October 8, 2008 3:38 pm

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iTunes, Ben Folds Team on Live Recording Series
/ October 6, 2008 4:23 pm

Cupertino, Calif. – Recording artist Ben Folds has partnered with Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes to record and digitally release songs from performances on his upcoming tour, Billboard reports. "The Sounds of Last Night… This Morning" will see one song from each of ten shows recorded, and released the next morning for sale on iTunes. All of the songs will come with original cover art created by Folds with Apple’s Photo Booth program, while a compilation of all ten tracks will be available after the tour concludes.

 

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Report: iPhone 3G is Top-Selling U.S. Smartphone
/ October 6, 2008 2:56 pm

Port Washington, N.Y. - Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone 3G was the top-selling smartphone among U.S. consumers from June-August, commanding 24% market share, and was second only to Motorola’s (NYSE: MOT) RAZR in overall mobile phone sales, according to a report from market research firm NPD Group.

The first-generation iPhone generated 11% market share from January-May. NPD also found that 30% of iPhone 3G buyers switched from their existing carrier to AT&T (NYSE: T), the exclusive iPhone carrier in the U.S.

Nearly half of these (47%) came from Verizon, [...].

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