Buying Wal-Mart DRM-Free MP3s on your Mac – A Review

So, today Wal-Mart announced a couple of shockers. 1) They are selling MP3s – completely DRM-Free – from both EMI and Universal Music. 2) They’re encoded at 256Kbps. 3) They’re only $0.94 cents a song, or $9.22 an album. So, these higher quality, cheaper songs, will play on any player, including your iPod – so Read more…

Got 40k to blow on an iPod Shuffle? If so…I hate you…

And you thought the the $19,000 dollars Gold iPod Shuffle was stupid. Well – you sir or madam – did know about the diamond studded iPod Shuffle did you? ugh. via Engadget Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily Ep 92 – 3 Billion iTunes Tracks, iPhone Batteries, and iPod Touch Rumors

3 Billion iTunes tracks sold, Janky iPhone battery replacement available, and iPod Touch rumor discussed You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can directly download the episode right here. In addition to that, you should be able to play every episode of the podcast directly in your browser by using the Read more…

RUMOR w/ Video: 6G iPod UI revealed?

So there is a new rumor about the 6G iPod…and this time there is video backing it up. If this IS true, then the next iPod WILL NOT be a full screen, iPhone like device. It will keep the same 4×3 screen, and the clickwheel will live on. This actually makes a lot of sense Read more…

Want to blow $19 Grand on something stupid? How about a Solid Gold iPod Shuffle?

If you have 14,000 EUR ($19,343) laying around and are a complete sucker the German company Xexoo would like to talk to you. They have an 18 carat Gold iPod Shuffle that they’d like to sell you. Now hold on…before you think you’re getting ripped off, let me tell you what comes with it! In Read more…

Sims Bowling Now in iTunes

The iPod Games section of iTunes continues to expand. Today EA has added Sims Bowling to the mix. In the game you create your own Sim, including customized bowling gear, and compete with other Sims at the bowling lanes for the sake of becoming the most popular Sim at the bowling alley. So far the Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily Episode 81 is LIVE!

Apple Rumor Mongerging 101 You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can directly download the episode right here. In addition to that, you should be able to play every episode of the podcast directly in your browser by using the widget which is now located in the side column of the Read more…

RUMOR: Nano to Transform into the next iPhone…does that seem crazy to anyone else?

So, MSNBC and JP Morgan think that Apple is going to turn the iPod Nano into a phone and charge $300 for it. Does that sound completely insane to anyone else? You know “analysts” are getting worse than us bloggers when it comes to just making crap up. Here’s what JP Morgan’s Kevin Chang had Read more…

Universal wants to play hardball with Apple – their stupidity amazes me…

So there are reports all over the web that Universal Music isn’t going to renew their annual contract with Apple for their music to appear in the iTunes Music store. Apparently they don’t know who they’re dealing with…and I don’t say that to make it sound like Apple is invincible when it comes to online Read more…

1 Million Zunes sold? Maybe…maybe not…

In today’s podcast I reported, via MacNN that Microsoft had already sold their 1 Millionth Zune ahead of schedule… Turns out that’s not quite true… MacNN is now reporting that, apparently, Microsoft Entertainment division head Robbie Bach had been misquoted in the text version of his interview. The Zune HAS NOT sold over a million Read more…