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Miami Herald: Apple Takes Big Bite Out of Portable Music Market

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Friday, December 5, 2003
News Categories: Digital Media

“Illegal file-sharing might be getting a smackdown from the recording industry, but downloading music from the Internet has never been more stylish.

Web sites like iTunes, BuyMusic, Musicmatch and the new Napster make it possible to download your favorite songs for $1 each. Some of them even have subscription services that charge a monthly fee for unlimited use, or you can download an album starting at $10.

Now it’s legal and cool.”

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“Jason von Nieda agrees.

The iPod is superior to other mp3 players because it’s the smallest, has the largest battery life

You know this article was written by someone who knows *zero* about iPods when they let a quote like this get out.

I am unaware of any audio player that has a shorter battery life than my iPod.

Posted by YoWassup on December 5, 2003 at 4:16 PM (PDT)

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