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Well, that was a pleasant surprise.  The commercial for the new iPod Nano came on just a minute ago – you know, the one with the great theme by Feist?   On a lark, I decided to check whether Amazon’s new DRM-free MP3 service offered this track for sale.  And, one text search and about 5 or 6 easy clicks later, I’ve purchased this Apple theme from Amazon for 89 cents and am listening to it as I type this.  And the icing on the cake is that I don’t have to bother with “authorizing” another machine or otherwise worrying about how I’ll transfer this track from this laptop to my desktop or other MP3 players.

Well done, Amazon.

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3 Comments

  1. So now you can have that fucking song stuck in your head for the rest of your life?

    (We race to mute that one here. Until tonight I didn’t even know what it was a commercial for, because I never look at the screen during commercials. I only knew that I wanted it to shut up.)

  2. MB

    1, 2, 3, 4
    tell me that you
    love
    me more

    (you’re welcome)

  3. Oh, I love it, and I love that this syncs up with itunes while bypassing itunes’ “protective” measures. Thanks for pointing this out!

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