Tag: music labels

iTunes Gets Updated With DRM Free Music


  As we suspected, iTunes will finally go DRM free.  Every song will now be 256 kbps AAC encoding as opposed to 128-bit. You can upgrade your entire purchased library to iTunes plus.  This will all be in place by the end of the first quarter of 2009.  They are also allowing music labels to price their own music as they see fit, which makes labels happy, but not all of us.  Either way this is great news, as we no longer have to deal with DRM on music we legitimately paid for.

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DRM Free Slot Music Micro SD Cards Coming To Retail


  SanDisk has partnered with four major music labels, EMI Music, SONY BMG, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group to rid us of CD’s.  The new micro SD memory cards, dubbed "Slot Music" are pre-loaded with DRM free MP3’s and will be available at retail stores including Best Buy and Wal-Mart, with Europe to follow.  

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