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The age of the iPod is over

The age of the iPod is over | Music business | Scoop.it
Over the holidays, Apple's iPad and iPhone sold better than they've ever sold before: 51 million iPhones and 26 million iPads in a single quarter. The lowly iPod, however, didn't do nearly as well....

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iPod's end draws near

iPod's end draws near | Music business | Scoop.it
Debate is fierce about whether smartphones and tablets cannibalize PC sales. Surely, we can all agree that these device subsume dedicated MP3 players.
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If Apple is Peaking, What Digital Services Are Next?

If Apple is Peaking, What Digital Services Are Next? | Music business | Scoop.it
Without another iPhone, iPad or iPod, Apple will not have the next innovative product that transforms the digital music marketplace. The question then becomes who will step...
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Why we would've been better off without the iPod

Why we would've been better off without the iPod | Music business | Scoop.it
Crave's Eric Mack kicks off WWDC week by imagining a world where Apple never revolutionized digital music and finds it might not be that bad a place. In fact, it could be an improvement. Read this blog post by Eric Mack on Crave.
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Samsung debuts two new media players, still have nothing on the iPod touch

Samsung debuts two new media players, still have nothing on the iPod touch | Music business | Scoop.it
On top of debuting its new versions of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung also has added 3.6- and 4.2-inch models to its Player lineup meant for listening to music, watching videos, and playing Android games and apps.
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Gracenote co-founder on 'iPod day' and better music through data

Gracenote co-founder on 'iPod day' and better music through data | Music business | Scoop.it
More than a decade ago, Gracenote received some cryptic advice from Apple to buy more servers. What followed — the launch of iTunes and iPod — blew up Gracenote’s database to epic proportions and laid the groundwork for a metadata empire.
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Amazon Optimizes MP3 Store For iPhone And iPod Touch As It Looks To Chip Away At iTunes Lead

Amazon Optimizes MP3 Store For iPhone And iPod Touch As It Looks To Chip Away At iTunes Lead | Music business | Scoop.it
Amazon today announced a new version of its MP3 store, designed to work on iPhone and iPod touch devices from Apple.
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Apple Still King of Digital Music, Unveils New iTunes, iPhone, iPods

Apple Still King of Digital Music, Unveils New iTunes, iPhone, iPods | Music business | Scoop.it
Apple confirmed its dominant position in its post-Jobs era Wednesday when it unveiled new versions of iPhone, iTunes, iPod Nano and iPod Touch. The new products it unveiled...
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How Vinyl and iPods Ganged Up to Kill the Audio CD

How Vinyl and iPods Ganged Up to Kill the Audio CD | Music business | Scoop.it
NPR reported that CD sales tanked in 2010 , particularly among younger buyers. The trend suggests ...
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