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|02-02-2009, 02:54 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
If iTunes is Available in Canada, Zune Marketplace Should Be Too
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Last week, I posted about my first experience with purchasing music on iTunes, while also calling out the need for an audiophile digital music store (but I'll keep dreaming). In the post, I admitted that while I never used iTunes in the past, DRM was finally given the boot, so I felt much more compelled to finally check it out. For the most part, I was pleased with the service, but as I began to use it more, I came to realize just how lackluster the application itself actually is. While I appreciate the large selection of music, for an application so popular and hyped, I couldn't help but feel extremely underwhelmed.
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|02-02-2009, 03:24 PM||#2|
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Join Date: Jul 2005
I did not know this.
This is absurd on Microsoft's part. Perhaps an email or call should be placed to get the scoop. I am a huge fan of the Marketplace. Just yesterday I bought three new albums, all in unprotected MP3 form and at 320 bitrate. There isn't any reason at all that this cannot be available in Canada. With everything that Microsoft has going for it with the Zune and the Zune Marketplace, stupid shit like this seems to set them back. Their problems, aside from the unobtainable task of toppling Apple, are silly ones like this. Excusable.
On a side note, I got an iPod touch today and as much as I despise iTunes, the device itself is awesome.
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