“Steve Jobs zipped around the iTunes music store yesterday. He watched free music videos, played songs, and showed just how frighteningly easy it was to rack up those 79p spends with the click of a mouse,” Patrick Barkham writes for The Guardian. “iTunes is perfect for him. But Jobs is the technological visionary who founded Apple and appears to have broad, mainstream music tastes, encompassing Alicia Keys and Jamie Cullum.”
“I, on the other hand, am a technologically incompetent fan of indie music, blessed with an ageing computer. So when I try to buy and download songs from iTunes, I find it a little bit trickier. My computer’s operating system is too old to support the software. I jump on two further computers before finding one that downloads iTunes easily,” Barkham writes.
Barkham then goes on to explain that when actually using iTunes on a supported computer, “The music store looks fantastic and is easy to use.”
“Buying an iPod or working out how to play it on my computer comes next,” Barkham concludes.
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Idiotic article. Next, Barkham will tackle the subject of how much easier it is to mow his lawn with a self-propelled gas lawnmower after he tries to pour gasoline into/onto his 1928 push reel lawnmower and then concludes he will need to actually obtain the proper equipment for the job.