updated 02:50 pm EDT, Mon April 19, 2004
iTunes review at 1 year
As the one-year anniversary of the iTunes Music Store approaches, The Washington Post says that , but that it stays ahead of offerings from Roxio, RealNetworks and Wal-Mart: "But the iTunes Music Store's success hides a couple of unsettling trends. One is pricing -- a lot of albums now exceed the store's customary $9.99 price, and a few even exceed their cost as CDs in a store. The other is compatibility -- though a variety of consumer-electronics devices could be made compatible with iTunes music files, the only one Apple permits is its own iPod digital-music player."