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Old 05-21-2008, 07:57 AM   #21 (permalink)
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ITunes is more popular yes, but EVERY windows pc has wmp, not sure if every one has iTunes. To me I find iTunes and wmp equally useable
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Frankly I use Amazon for most of my MP3 purchases. No DRM and a lot of the tracks are .89 cents, though some are .99, then a decent discount on whole albums.

Just because Apple allowed iTunes DRM on Motorola means nothing. The Bold is a competitor to the iPhone. It would be nice though.
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It may have to do with the DRM controls that Windows uses and it may be a limiting factor. There are many ways to plug into iTunes and possibly with far less grief that WMP.
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Old 05-22-2008, 11:19 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I played with the 9000's that they had on display at WES and I must say I was very impressed with the external speaker sound. They had movies on them and not only was the display amazing, but the sound was very audible in a room with 50+ people playing with 50+ 9000's....
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Looks like it won't support DRM itunes tracks. Oh well.

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So anything purchased through Itunes wont sync correct? ehh No big deal i am use to carrying my BB and Touch in my pockets anyway.
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So anything purchased through Itunes wont sync correct? ehh No big deal i am use to carrying my BB and Touch in my pockets anyway.
well iTunes has the iTunes Plus section of the store that is DRM free, so those songs should work fine.

But ya, any DRMed track will not play on the Blackberry. It just wont' happen.
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Do like I do.....sign up for a rhapsody unlimited account for 12.99 per month, download as many songs as you want, then use soundtaxi to strip the drm. I hate itunes. I have an ipod and love it, but my ipod has never seen itunes. I use wmp to sync my ipod and it is so much easier. I can't imagine I will have any problems putting any of my 10,000 songs onto my Bold when I get it!
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Old 06-07-2008, 03:57 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Wildlemon / anyone

I am new to transferring music onto my BB. I got myself a 4GB card and have been transferring songs on iTunes that I had originally saved on there from CDs...but have been unable to do so with tracks I bought from iTunes. So, if I burn those tracks onto a CD and then re-save them and transfer the re-saved versions onto my BB that will work?

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Why not? They've done it before for Motorola phones. The SLVR was actually pretty cool and synced beautifully with iTunes.
The Motorola SLVR has the ability to play DRM tracks. BlackBerry does not. Apple will not remove DRM protection for the music just so you can put it on your device. Otherwise it will be just as easy to transfer my protected DRM music to the SLVR, then manually pull it off and VOILA! Protection is gone! Nope ... this will NEVER happen. Unless BlackBerry gets the ability to play DRM protected music, this will never happen.
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who buys music anymore?
Ummmm ... lots of people. I love the convenience of going into a music service, not having to find the highest encoded bitrate song, having all of my music the same volume level, and not having to deal with crap versions of a song.

I pay for my music not because I think its right, but because A) I get what I want NOW with no fuss and get it all high quality with similar volume. B) I can afford it ... i'm not poor like most music thieves.
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ITunes is more popular yes, but EVERY windows pc has wmp, not sure if every one has iTunes. To me I find iTunes and wmp equally useable
What does that tell you with iTunes being more popular? So what if EVERY windows PC has WMP. That means absolutely nothing if people choose not to use it. Popularity is COMPLETELY different than availability. Just because its available, does not mean its widely used. And companies that sell things to complement a product love popularity over availability.
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Frankly I use Amazon for most of my MP3 purchases. No DRM and a lot of the tracks are .89 cents, though some are .99, then a decent discount on whole albums.

Just because Apple allowed iTunes DRM on Motorola means nothing. The Bold is a competitor to the iPhone. It would be nice though.
Nope. Its not a competitor to iPhone. They are made for completely different people. For example, I fully intend to own BOTH a Bold and an iPhone 2. Much like I own both my iPhone and my Curve. There is no way iPhone 2 will be good at half the things Bold will be good at. Just like there is no way the Bold will be good at half the things the iPhone 2 will be good at.

Just one example ... I really don't care how good the Bold renders web pages. As a web surfing device, it will be clunky using a ball to navigate a page for comfortable surfing. iPhone has a natural feel. I was able to plop on the couch and just surf for an hour or two comfortably with its large glass responsive multitouch screen. Absolutely no way it will be the same with the tiny screen and clunky navigation of a ball. iPhone 2 will not do push email and messaging like my BB will, and will not give me the comfort when typing long emails that a physical keyboard can give. There are many other examples of one better than the other.

They are not made for the same people, and neither will supplant the other.
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