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Mix: AT&T deal, Zune slang, West Wing, iPhone ringtone

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By LC Angell

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Published: Friday, January 19, 2007
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An analyst says the Apple-AT&T alliance is all about content. “They are not going to pull users with speed,” says Michael Voellinger, VP of telecom consultancy Telwares. “They will do it with content and because of the content, it should be very successful.”

An Advertising Age glossary of 2007 media terminology says Microsoft’s Zune brand now means something besides a digital audio player. “ZUNE: Microsoft’s new music player. Also [slang]: a poseur; a wannabe. Usage: ‘Dude, you look like such a Zune in that shirt.’”

Apple and NBC have added the first two seasons of The West Wing to the iTunes Music Store. Episodes are $1.99 each and full seasons are $39.99.

The ringtone used during the iPhone’s introduction last week at Macworld Expo can be downloaded for your current cell phone, thanks to two anonymous Apple fans. Both MP3 and MIDI versions are available.

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Comments

1

That AdAge article is pretty funny.

Posted by Jeremy Curry on January 19, 2007 at 11:22 AM (PDT)

2

Get ready for a Cease & Desist letter from Apple, iLounge.

Posted by K. Pilkington on January 19, 2007 at 11:51 AM (PDT)

3

Hahaha, best bit of that is ‘Zunes means Wannabe’ .....it made me laugh anyway

Posted by Stephen Kerrod on January 19, 2007 at 12:18 PM (PDT)

4

“Dude, you look like such a ZUNE in that shirt” 

HAHAHA…priceless.

Posted by Jason on January 19, 2007 at 12:26 PM (PDT)

5

Ok.. so how do I transfer this MP3 to my LG VX8300?

Posted by Craig on January 19, 2007 at 12:50 PM (PDT)

6

I love this sites hatred to the Zune. You act like 4 year olds.

“My iPod is better than your Zune!” Naa, Naaa Naaa!

Um, it is just a device you listen to music on and had nothing to do with. Grow up.

Posted by bryPT on January 23, 2007 at 10:36 AM (PDT)

7

Does any know why you can only get the first two seasons of “The West Wing” on iTunes and not more?

Posted by Ted Martin on June 16, 2007 at 10:10 AM (PDT)

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