Microsoft's Zune group has been running an ad for the last couple of weeks showcasing a financial analyst arguing that it will cost you $30,000 to fill an iPod, while a Zune only costs about $15 a month. This week, Napster, now under the Best Buy brand, is re-launching with $5 a month streaming service and the ability to keep five tracks a month. Napster was the original music service to beat, but unfortunately the company didn't have rights to the music it was giving away for free, and theft turned out to be a bad business model. A group of us now have a running bet on how long it will be before Napster shows up as a downloaded application for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Read more at DigitalTrends.
Can Zune Pass or Napster Beat iTunes?
Posted on Saturday, May 23 2009 @ 05:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck