Don't worry -- Apple isn't taking away your tunes. It'll be a shock for loyal iTunes users who, for 18 years, learned to rely on the app for everything from syncing their iPhones to building playlists and buying songs. Apple's shifting strategy may be jarring for longtime users, but music fits squarely into the tech giant's portfolio of premium experiences that keep loyal users invested in the brand's ecosystem.
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Subscriber Account active since. Gadgetophilia When the iTunes Music Store was unveiled to the world eight years ago, it was a big deal. Songs were only a dollar each. Most albums only ten dollars.
What's the best platform for you? Sakraida walks readers through their options. July 31, The Apple iPod, introduced in , may be the device most responsible for sparking the digital music era. And now, over a decade later, consumers have access to a wide variety of digital music made available by download through a variety of sources. But despite this triumvirate of digital music stores backed by major international brands, only one truly dominates the market. And that is, of course, iTunes. For many people, buying iTunes music is an act of convenience. However, through our daily deal hunting, we have discovered that Amazon more frequently offers discounts on MP3 downloads.