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Mix: i-Cy, Best Tech, EMI notes, Linkin Park

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By LC Angell

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Published: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
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The i-Cat and i-Dog get a new friend with Hasbro’s new i-Cy penguin ($30). The “musical pet” lights up, flaps his flippers and tilts his head to music from a connected iPod.

Apple leads PC World’s “The 50 Best Tech Products of All Time” list with seven products. The original iPod came in at No. 6 and iTunes 4 at No. 21.

Following yesterday’s DRM-free iTunes announcement, Gizmodo has posted some interesting notes from a conversation with an EMI spokesperson about the initiative.

The iTunes Store is now exclusively offering the first single from Linkin Park’s upcoming album, Minutes to Midnight. In addition, iTunes customers who pre-order the album will get two bonus tracks.

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They exclusively have the first single and offer bonus tracks for different artists all the time and nothing is posted here. Why does Linkin Park get a mention?

Posted by rainking187 on April 3, 2007 at 4:41 PM (PDT)


Because rainking,  Linkin Park rocks and it’s been 4 years since their last album.  I can’t wait for this one to finally be released!

Posted by MatrixSJD on April 3, 2007 at 5:46 PM (PDT)


Then why is it on Rhapsody? Doesn’t ‘exclusive’ mean it’s not available elsewhere?

Posted by Lincoln Perk on April 3, 2007 at 6:11 PM (PDT)


Because Linkin Park rocks. Personally, I thought they broke up because Mike Shinoda started Fort Minor, but luckily for us, they’re back!

Posted by The Soup Nazi on April 3, 2007 at 6:24 PM (PDT)


I think Linkin Park is stupid. Plus, I don’t even know why it really matters.

Posted by brent on April 3, 2007 at 7:02 PM (PDT)


It’s LINCOLN park, DUH . . . wink

Posted by urbanslaughter on April 4, 2007 at 7:21 AM (PDT)


I like the video.  They mention it because they are a popular band. whether you like them or not, iTunes will advertise the big acts.  The video is the one that is exclusive not the song.

Posted by gbendana on April 4, 2007 at 10:02 AM (PDT)


The reason linkin park gets the mention is because that they are one of the first, or the first band to be able to preorder a cd through itunes.

Posted by Aaron T. on April 4, 2007 at 2:05 PM (PDT)

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