The Serenity trailer is up on the Apple site. Taking deep breaths and trying not to go all fanboy over here.
The new Rhapsody is out and it’s pretty much what you might have expected: a clone of Napster To Go (yes, called Rhapsody To Go) using Microsoft’s Janus DRM technology. The most surprising thing here is that Rhapsody is offering 25 free songs a month to non-subscribers, I don’t know if these are downloadable or just streaming. The new release has a lot to offer for those of us who hate DRM and love streaming music, though. For the first time in the two years since Real bought Rhapsody, the client software and the service have new features. The software now acts as a full-fledged iTunes-like music player and manages your local music library. There is now a Playlist Central area with celebrity and user-posted playlists. Finally, the player interface has received significant revamp.
So over all it’s a nice upgrade but I’m dissappointed that Rhapsody To Go is so uninspired. It’s too bad the technology companies have sold us out to the music industry when it comes to DRM.
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One of my favorite albums from last year has finally hit Rhapsody: the Eagles Of Death Metal’s *Peace Love Death Metal*. Turn it up.
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I just couldn’t go on being an evangelist for a gospel that I don’t believe I can sing. I am returning to focus on what I enjoy most, building amazing things that make people happy, change lives, and make money. In this case Skype was a better place for me to do this and one that shares my core values and beliefs in how the future of both software and business will unfold.
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