check it out. what an article! let me summarize the important stuff: gates paid 5 bil to buy bmg (one of the big 4 music companies) and seperate from sony, so bmg wouldn't be allowed on itunes any more (as the deal runs out soon). so now itunes will be missing half it's music. so then itunes goes in the trash for a lot of users. (recycle bin for them m$ fanbois).. so, if that happens, apple will release its ipod phone, except thier slated carrier is to be sprint, and microsoft is thinking about buying them. this part just has to be quoted: hit the deck boys! we are goin down fast!! i lov ya apple, but you are in quite a predicament, there.. im just callin them how i see them.. </italian accent> ps. i have no idea as to the credability of this article.