The iPod is now unfortunately on the wane (and mainly because its features are incorporated in iPhones these days), but it played a hugely important role in getting music distribution to where it is today. Commentators have noted that it helped bring about the end of the "album era" and push the industry to the focus on digital singles that we all know so well. But according to a editorial on the history of portable audio devices on Samsung's site (via 9to5Mac), all that never happened.
We've had a few themed price drops lately, but this week there doesn't appear to be any overwhelming consistency, so we decided to bring you the best random price drops. It's a little of this and a little of that. A little something to share and to make your season bright.
Featuring over eight million songs, a large community of enthusiastic music lovers, and a glut of social media tools to help you share the music you love with the world, Rdio is one of the most solid, enjoyable music streaming services currently available to consumers in the United States and Canada. If you haven’t tried it yet, it’s about time that you did. To get you started, we’ve put together a list of ten of our favorite tips to help you hit the ground running.