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Mix: Wooden cases, Music videos, Tesco, Yahoo vs. iTunes

Peter Kinne Design is selling iPod cases built with “wood from old hot tubs and tables, and stainless steel from salvaged bikes.” [via Boing Boing]

Charles Arthur of Netimperative thinks Apple would be smart to start selling music videos (insead of giving them away with songs) since it’s an untapped market. “We know that people like watching music videos. Ask MTV,” he says.

UK-based supermarket company Tesco will soon start selling iPods and other digital products in select stores.

In an article looking at Yahoo’s new subscription music service vs. iTunes, Jupiter Research analyst David Card says the iPod is a huge factor in the battle. “There’s only one device that matters, and you can’t use it with Yahoo’s music service,” he says. [via Macworld UK]

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Comments

1

when did MTV start showing videos?

wink

Posted by schaaking in Minneapolis on May 20, 2005 at 7:24 PM (PDT)

2

ask fuse….

Posted by tymeflame in room on May 20, 2005 at 10:16 PM (PDT)

3

Maybe the “ask MTV” thing was being sarcastic. MTV2 started to play regular programming like the Osbornes, maybe they’ll release MTV3 and their slogan can be “we really mean it this time…”

Fishes,
narco.

Posted by narco in Burbank on May 21, 2005 at 8:10 AM (PDT)

4

Selling music videos? That’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard! Who in their right mind would BUY a music video??

Posted by Joshdude in Long Beach, CA on May 21, 2005 at 11:40 PM (PDT)

5

Re Peter Kinne Design’s wood case: that’s DESIGN???  Has the look of a DIY canopy for a rotting ‘74 pickup truck used to haul junk around.  ‘Classy’ look there, with that “layered” plywood style; reminds me of my treehouse when I was really, REALLY a snot-nosed tyke (as opposed to a snot-nosed old fart).  What, no MDF?  What a waste of wood, even if it’s recycled.  And such a deal at $43 (incl. s/h).  Just gives me slivers thinking about it.

Posted by flatline response on May 22, 2005 at 9:42 AM (PDT)

6

Does that wood case look really huge to anyone else?

Posted by mini_me2 on May 22, 2005 at 3:22 PM (PDT)

7

They should offer a videoclip to singles or so. Only to download if you want but in any case free of charge.

Posted by Haenneball on May 23, 2005 at 6:06 AM (PDT)

8

I might buy a few if the price (and quality) was right, but I prefer single-artist DVD compilations of music videos.  I have dozens of them.

Posted by Galley in Greenville, SC on May 23, 2005 at 10:20 PM (PDT)

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