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Archives for January, 2010

Apple iPad Offers Media Companies Hope But Not Yet a Savior

by Mike McGuire  |  January 27, 2010  |  1 Comment

Rumors being what they are, much of what Steve Jobs announced at the iPad launch event didn’t come as a surprise to the overload crowd at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. The iPad is a “tweener” that fits nicely between an iPhone/iTouch and netbook computer. With a 9.7-inch screen weighing in at 1.5 [...]

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It’s 2010, Didn’t We Bury the Advertising-Supported-Song-Download-Model Last Year?

by Mike McGuire  |  January 14, 2010  |  Comments Off

Right off the bat, I have to admit, I have not been invited to the Free All Music beta test. But it would appear this CNET blogger was invited. He states he found the experience of watching ads – of selecting ads and then watching them – before getting the downloads was “…surprisingly painless.”  Now [...]

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