Warners announces DRM free MP3s…only from Amazon

Amazon is making some serious headway in creating a true rival for the iTunes Music store. In a lot of ways the Amazon store is superior to the iTunes store as it stands today. Some some tracks are cheaper than their iTunes counterparts, and and now Amazon has a much wider selection of DRM free […]

RUMOR: Fox to be first to try iTunes Rentals+FairPlay DVDs

According to the Financial Times (registration required), Apple and Fox will enter a deal that will be announced at Macworld regarding iTunes Movie Rentals. The rental system will work much like other rental services like Amazon and the Xbox Live Marketplace. Let’s hope that if this turns out to be true, which I think it […]

Smashing Pumpkins iTunes Exclusive coming Jan. 2nd

If you’re a Smashing Pumpkins fan, you probably got really excited when the band reunited recently. You probably got even more excited when they released their latest album, Zeitgeist, and you will probably get even more excited when you find out that they were releasing a 4 track exclusive ablum in iTunes on Jan. 2nd, […]

Apple Officially launched TV Shows in Canada

Apple issued a press release this morning officially announcing the availability of television programs in the Canadian iTunes store. Programming includes: • CBC’s comedy programs “Little Mosque on the Prairie” and “The Rick Mercer Report,” reality programming “No Opportunity Wasted” and “Dragon’s Den;” • CTV’s smash hit comedy “Corner Gas,” dramas “Instant Star,” “Degrassi: The […]

Briefly: Hulu.com Review, Hudson making iPhone games

I recently got a chance to check out the Hulu.com Beta. Hulu, for those of you that may have missed it, is an NBC-News Corp joint venture where you can watch full length episodes of some of your favorite shows online. If done well, it could be a serious threat to the iTunes video store. […]

TV finally coming to iTunes in Canada

So it’s possible that some of you Canadian readers woke up with a surprise in your iTunes this morning (I don’t know for sure – since I’m not in Canada – fill us in in the comments). Reports are coming in that Apple will be adding a small number of television shows to the Canadian […]

Does Apple need NBC back?

Forrester Research firm analyst James McQuivey thinks that Apple is on the losing end of the NBC/Apple troubles, and that they need NBC back – FAST. “Don’t let the Macgeeks posting angry blogs against NBC fool you,” McQuivey’s report reads, “The loser here is Apple, which relies on NBC Universal to deliver 30 [percent] of […]