Mix: Pepsi-iTunes, iPod economy, Buy.com, Accessories | iLounge News


Mix: Pepsi-iTunes, iPod economy, Buy.com, Accessories

This year’s Pepsi-iTunes promotion officially launched today. Apple has updated its promo site with instructions on how to play and redeem codes, official rules and a FAQ.

Ina Fried of CNET News.com has written an extensive article on the “iPod economy,” which currently includes more than 400 add-ons (not counting all the various cases).

Buy.com has the 20GB fourth-generation iPod for $279.99 when you use the online store’s $15 off coupon. Shipping is free.

The Financial Times reports that Apple is setting out to cement its dominance of the portable music player market with the help of iPod accessory makers.

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Bring this to Canada! OR will there be a 2 year lag on this also…

Posted by Dmo on January 31, 2005 at 5:22 PM (CST)


yeah those itunes-pepsi bottles started showing up at my school a week or two ago.  free songs rule!

Posted by armless on January 31, 2005 at 5:23 PM (CST)


Buy.com’s free shipping is usually only for their “economy shipping” which doesn’t include tracking or insurance. I highly don’t recommend going that way. Upgrade to one of their shipping options that provides insurance and tracking.

Posted by anypats on January 31, 2005 at 6:32 PM (CST)


I just had to look at BuyMusic.com (the store Enderle said would bury iTunes), since this reminded me.

They’re up to 540,000 songs—not one of which will play on an iPod without re-ripping it. Yet at the top of BuyMusic is a big aqua-look bar advertising the iPod 20 GB with free shipping….

I think BuyMusic has found a way to make money :)

Posted by Nagromme on January 31, 2005 at 10:37 PM (CST)


Bring this to Canada! OR will there be a 2 year lag on this also..
Bring this argument to Pepsi Canada. Apple can’t do anything if a sponser doesn’t want to.

Posted by studogvetmed on February 1, 2005 at 11:19 AM (CST)


Well it be as much fun the second time around! I never drank so much Pepsi and haven’t since.

Posted by pollyg on February 1, 2005 at 4:47 PM (CST)


dude, i told my mom to go get me a few bottles of pepsi when she went to work, im really excited about this next promotion they have going, it seems pretty cool! and i hope i at least win a few free songs!

Posted by Dawn Marie on February 3, 2005 at 3:50 PM (CST)

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