Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 24th Aug 2010 02:06 UTC
Multimedia, AV Earlier today I bought a $10 album from iTumes, which I wish I hadn't. The reviews were glorious, and the previews not indicative. Listening to the album all I could hear was hipster drivel. Obviously, I wanted my money back. Well, bad luck. iTunes won't give refunds. I tweeted about it, and a friend suggested Rdio. Rdio, a brand new streaming service, currently offers a 3-day free trial -- without the need for a credit card. For $5 let's you stream their huge library on your desktop via an Adobe AIR app or browser, and for $10 let's you also stream from Android/BBerry/iOS, plus be able to sync your music with you offline on these devices. Unlike Last.fm and Pandora, Rdio let's you stream on-demand.
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by vohaul on Thu 26th Aug 2010 09:12 UTC
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I have to agree with those who've mentioned Spotify and other suggestions. If we're talking about iTunes alternatives, it would be appropriate to offer more than just one -- one I haven't before heard of, isn't available outside of the US, and therefore useless to the vast majority of the world.

Spotify is a much better alternative, simply because it's available all-round. Then there's Grooveshark (though their legality is still a little unclear) and all others mentioned here.

Kinda disappointed in this article.

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