“Since the day Apple introduced the iTunes Music Store, Windows users have had to live with the fact that while the iPod is available for Windows, iTunes and the iTunes Music Store aren’t. So if Windows users want to use the best music-buying experience on the Web today, they have to either buy Macs or wait until Apple ships iTunes for Windows later this year,” writes Bob Levitus for The Houston Chronicle
“So it should come as no surprise that an iTunes Music Store imitator for Windows users appeared on the scene this week — an attempt to grab a piece of the pie before Apple gets its Windows software out the door. The site is called BuyMusic.com. At first glance it looks a lot like Apple’s offering and markets itself using TV commercials that are a note-for-note rip-off of the lauded Apple spots. That’s where the similarities end. Simply put, while iTunes Music Store is the Rolls-Royce of online music, BuyMusic.com is a Yugo,” Levitus writes.
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