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Ten Random Questions About the Apple Music Event

Just about all of the news turned out to be less than dramatic, but, as usual, I'm left asking questions about the upshot of the announcements about the iPod and Ping.

The Web's Most Annoying Apps

They install icons, they get up in your face with trivial alerts, they demand that you update and then restart--three times a week. We’ve all used these apps, and they’re always a pain.

Apple's New iPods, iTunes and Apple TV: A Visual Tour

Apple's Fall Music Event delivers on an array of new gadgets and resources -- take a look at the new lineup.


Recap: Apple Kicks Off Fall With iPod, Apple TV Overhauls

Apple overhauled its entertainment offerings with mix of updates, including a refresh to its iPod line, juicing its iTunes software with new social features, and revamping its Apple TV set-top box.


Apple announces iTunes 10

Apple introduces iTunes 10 with Ping, social music discovery, and a opt-in social network component.


Sony's iTunes Rival: What I Want to See

Let's hope that Sony has learned from the failure of its Connect music store.


Apple's Music Event Rumor Roundup: iTV, New iPods and ?

Online excitement continues to build around Apple's fall product launch event with rumors centering on a refreshed Apple TV and 99-cent television episode rentals.


Apple to Livestream Music Event - Death Knell for Livebloggers?

Apple announced it will livestream Wednesday's music event. This is good for Apple, good for Apple fans, and good, maybe, for livebloggers.


FTC Closes Case Over Fake iTunes Reviews

The Federal Trade Commission has settled with Reverb Communications over fake positive reviews posted on behalf of its clients in the iTunes App Store.


Apple's September Event: What's on the Chopping Block?

At next week's product launch, Apple may retire some venerable and updated products. Here are our candidates.