WSJ: Amazon Plans Music Service To Rival iPod

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by balamw, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. balamw Moderator


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    Aug 16, 2005
    New England

    Unlike the other iPod killers this one seems to leverage off of an already successful online retailer, and thus has the eyeballs to potentially succeeed if the hardware they develop is halfway decent. Of course it would be best, particularly for the 10% of iPod owners who have bought their iPods from Amazon, if they could find a way to support iPods as well, like Real's Rhapsody service does. If they could find a way to effectively launch an iPod compatible subscription service before Apple, they could have a winner.

    Is this the future of what became of CD Now, currently Amazon's "preferred music buyers' club"?


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