Following iLounge’s exclusive report earlier this month, BusinessWeek takes at look at Apple’s “Made for iPod” program.

The International Herald Tribune has an interesting article on the mobile phone industry hoping to cash in on digital music. More than 600 million cell phones will be sold in 2005, according to forecasts.

Gizmodo has found the iBear, a new iPod mini stand/holder designed to match the five colors of the music player. “The bad news is that all we have are pictures, as haven’t quite determined how to purchase them through the [Japanese] Medicom site.”

The folks behind the Playlist iPod party in the UK have put together some pointers for success at the parties from DJ Lisa Rocket.