A few days after this disaster and things look a lot better. All these artists were recommended for me (along with Jay Sean, Avril Lavigne, and Christina Aguilera, sigh…) the last time I checked. It may just be a function of more artists joining up: even a blind squirrel finds a nut every now and […]

…or just mothball it for a few months until you get it right — it’s embarassing. These are your tone-deaf recommendations: Here are the most recent few artists I’ve followed myself. You have access to my entire iTunes library, play counts, star ratings, etc. I know you can handle this — iTunes Genius does reasonably […]

“Will Apple Kill Satellite Radio?” Isn’t the question “when?” I know we’re a special breed with giant music libraries, but even the oldest iPod in shuffle mode should have been prophetic enough. Funny to still see headlines like this in 2009.

reporting: seek and d.w. First of all, happy birthday to the iTMS! Five world-conquering years under its belt. The store has done a lot right and helped tame, define and mature a new market. But there are others who have had time to learn from it and make improvements, experiment with different models. The iTunes […]

No wireless. Less space than a nomad. Lame. Slashdot’s CmdrTaco, upon the introduction of the iPod, October 23, 2001 Apple’s iPod platform is a monster in the portable music space. Tens of millions have been sold, and the application that interfaces with the device, iTunes, runs on tens of millions of computers. I have a […]