quote: Apple understands how to manage hardware/software integration,
quote: 1) You make the assumption that I care to buy music on a monthly basis.2) You're still trying to convince me that paying >$100/yr for music is ok (hint: it's still not working).
quote: 3) He priced it at $15/mo, not $12.49. Either you're wrong, or he's overpaying and should revisit buying his subscription options.
quote: Either way I'll stick with my sub-$50/yr options, thank you.
quote: Again with the assumptions & non sequiturs.Not sure where you get the idea that I don't listen to or love music; on the contrary, I listen to music 6+hrs/day every day. Excluding purchases that go directly to the artist (lookin' at you Radiohead), I choose to find ways to enjoy my solid-quality music, commercial-free, without spending more than $100/yr.
quote: And as for the streaming music, I've used streaming music "download and listen to everything you want as long as you continue to pay us" services. They require manual searching to expose myself to the kind of variety that Pandora introduces me to automatically, thus I'm not willing to pay out the ass for those services.
quote: Maybe it's just my perception of the value of music in the digital age, but my view (and an enormous segment of the market's view) of music's worth tends to differ greatly from that of the Recording Industry.
quote: And on that note, nobody seems to remember that if it weren't for iTunes and Apple's influence, everyone who wanted to "buy" music would be paying well more than $0.99 per track:
quote: Using the touch pad, Phil Schiller showed tap-to-zoom, pinching, two-finger swiping, and scrolling "all with an incredible, physical realism that's never been possible in a PC operating system before."
quote: "Everything happens automatically and there's nothing new to learn. It just all works."
quote: Apple Inc. (AAPL)3:52PM EDT: 338.07 Down 5.37 (1.56%)
quote: The Dow dropped 61 points, or 0.5 percent, to 12,090. The S&P 500 index fell 14, or 1.1 percent, to 1,286. The Nasdaq lost 30, or 1.1 percent, to 2,703.
quote: Apple Inc. (AAPL)3:52PM EDT: 338.07 Down 5.37 (1.56%)Lets see where the news lands investors today.