A Path To Media Freedom, At Last?

Kindle Fire + iPod: The Grudging Marriage Born of Necessity Most people who have a Kindle Fire use it for apps, video, email, web browsing and reading ebooks, but not many use it for music. Music sounds great on the new HD models, but the Fire is just a little too big to easily toss … Read more

Music Spotlight Special Series: Amazon vs. Apple For Digital Music, The Wrap-Up

If you’ve been following this special series on Amazon vs. Apple for digital music, you’ve compared iTunes to the Amazon MP3 Store, you’ve seen the differences between Amazon’s and Apple’s Digital Music Library Management options, you’ve taken a closer look at each vendor’s digital music file functionality, and you’ve compared the devices you can use … Read more

Music Spotlight Special Series: Amazon vs. Apple, Devices

So far in this series, I’ve covered: Digital Music – Amazon vs. Apple, Introduction iTunes vs. Amazon MP3 Store Digital Music Library Management Music File Functionality So far the series has been about digital music software and services offered by Apple and Amazon. Today, we’re talking hardware: how do the digital music players you can … Read more

Music Spotlight Special Series: Amazon vs. Apple, Music File Functionality

KF on KND’s series comparing Amazon to Apple for digital music continues today with a look at music file functionality between the two vendors. Here’s a rundown of posts in the series so far: Music Spotlight: Amazon vs. Apple – Introduction iTunes vs. Amazon MP3 Store Amazon vs. Apple, Digital Music Library Management MP3 vs. … Read more

Music Spotlight Special Series: Amazon vs. Apple, Digital Music Library Management

Yesterday’s post in this series compared Amazon’s MP3 Store to iTunes, in terms of the shopping experience. Today it’s about what happens after you’ve bought your digital music: how does Amazon stack up against Apple when it comes to managing your library of digital music? Amazon MP3s are totally compatible with iTunes, iTunes Match and … Read more

Music Spotlight Special Series: Amazon vs. Apple, iTunes vs. Amazon MP3 Store

Today we present the first in our series of in-depth reports on Amazon vs. Apple for digital music consumers: a comparison of the digital music shopping experience each company has to offer. iTunes Is A Program, Amazon’s MP3 Store Is A Website The first, and probably most important, difference between Apple’s digital music sales outlet … Read more