Apple’s iTunes Music Store offline for updating

A visit to Apple’s iTunes Music Store currently shows the following:

Note: that the word “Music” is not being used by Apple in the temporary message above. Apple refers to it as simply “iTunes Store” (as we have been doing fro some time when discussing video and TV shows since it sounded silly to write about, for example, watching “Lost” via the iTunes Music Store).

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It’s Showtime: Apple invites media to special event in San Francisco on September 12th – September 05, 2006
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RUMOR: Apple plans blockbuster product announcements next Tuesday – September 04, 2006
RUMOR: Apple to launch iMac Core 2 Duo, movie store, new iPods on September 12th – September 04, 2006

23 Comments

  1. I predict the name of the new iTunes Music Store will be “Showtime”.

    Now that I think about it.. it fits..
    Quicktime
    Showtime

    Hmm.. Good karma?
    Yes.. Showtime Movie Channel would be upset.. but you got to admit, if I’m right (and Apple lawyers have worked it out with sho.com) then “Its Showtime” is a pretty cool play on words.

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