quote: There is another minor detail, though -- the files cannot be played on Apple's wildly popular iPod MP3 players.
quote: The iPod's looking good still isn't, IMO, something to dislike the iPod for.
quote: (maker of > $100,000 high-end loudspeakers)
quote: It has an impressive DAC and output stage
quote: Unlike the Zen or Zune, it can handle lossless
quote: It's not that people hate Apple, it's that it disciples... I mean customers treat Apple like it's an infallible god. When in reality it is just a business like Microsoft, or
quote: I was just browsing to figure out what sort of drm this Spiralfrog uses, to see if it's worth my while. I don't really see how it can play on "mp3" players but not on an iPod, unless it doesn't really support mp3.
quote: I was just browsing to figure out what sort of drm this Spiralfrog uses, to see if it's worth my while. I don't really see how it can play on "mp3" players but not on an iPod, unless it doesn't really support mp3. I would love to have good (legal) alternatives to iTunes, though, so I'm curious what the facts are on this.
quote: iTunes is in no way required to use an iPod
quote: Q: Are files downloaded from SpiralFrog compatible with the iPod or Zune?A: Songs and video files that you download from SpiralFrog are not compatible with Apple’s range of iPods or Microsoft’s Zune.
quote: The same goes for the Zune which doesn't play WMA DRM either.
quote: get your facts correctly
quote: The only thing I can figure out is that Apple is forcing them to keep songs priced at a reasonable amount.
quote: "with SpiralFrog you know what you're getting ... there's no threat of viruses, adware or spyware."
quote: Excuse me, if Itunes was that bad, how come they sold more songs than anyone else.