Mix: iPods on TV, Download tax, Riotrun.com, Sony Ericsson

The Hollywood Reporter notes that during the past four months, iPods and Macs have been featured 250 times on 38 different network primetime shows—a total of 26 minutes of free exposure.

Democratic politicians are more likely than Republicans to permit taxes on purchases of digital music and movies, according to an analysis by CNET News.com
Riotrun.com offers a directory of restaurants, nightlife and tourist attractions of cities that can be downloaded and transferred to an iPod for reading on the go.

Sony Ericsson’s first-quarter net profit more than tripled to €109 million ($131.9 million) thanks largely to the popularity of its Walkman-branded music phones.

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