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Itunes: Biggest piece of crap ever?


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roshan

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What does everyone here think of Itunes? Personally I think its the biggest piece of crappy bloatware that plays music, particularly the recent versions. Unfortunately the new version is required as updates for the ipod are now installed automatically through itunes.

Whenever I run the damn POC my CPU usage spikes up from 3% to a constant 90-100%.

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How don't like how the latest version skips so much.

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Yeah, Ive got the same problem. This might be due to the CPU usage.

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I once bought a Red Hot Chili Peppers album from Itunes. The hassle of getting it from the computer and burnt onto a CD was ridiculous. I'll never again shop from Itunes, that's for sure. I don't remember how we solved the problem (it had something to do with the DRM, of course) but I remember having to get help from my cousin and we spent an entire evening wrestling with it.

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I recently bought a Sandisk player, and I got a 3 month subscription free for the Best Buy/Rhapsody music store. Let me just say, it's amazing. My subscription allows me to download as much music as I want for $15 a month. I can't burn it on to a CD, but I honestly don't care about owning the music. I get tired of CD's after awhile, so I can just delete them and put new ones on my player. It takes about 3 minutes to transfer a CD from the website directly to my player.

Also, it automatically loads these Rhapsody channels, which basically contain all the music that is playing on the radio on a regular basis. I'm not going to choose many hip hop songs for my personal collection, but it's pretty sweet to have them available. Basically it's like having a variety of radio stations available with no commercials and the ability to skip songs I don't like.

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I have Rhapsody on my PC's at work and home and I agree its an excellent service.

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DRM Sucks.

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I hate iTunes, i never use it anymore...but, when the iPhone comes out, I'm thinking about reconciling my differences with the program...

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Two new devs in one day!

Welcome! :D

edit: Oh, sorry you wasn't that new :">

Edited by Xard, 10 January 2007 - 10:58 AM.


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Two new devs in one day!

Welcome! :D

edit: Oh, sorry you wasn't that new :">

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>


LOL! I've been working here for about a year, but didn't get the nifty Dev Icon until this morning. Figured it was time...

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If you're dumb enough to buy an ipod then you deserve itunes





*sorry Kor*

Edited by Laozi, 10 January 2007 - 05:10 PM.


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^ I agree with that.. except I am not sorry kor.

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I've relabeled mine 'the highpod' in a vein attempt at street cred.

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And I don't like the new version of itunes either. I've been avoiding the upgrade forever, and had to when I was gifted with a new schuffle for Xmas.

Me no like skippy wippy. :)

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Thats dope

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iPod therefore iSuk.

:D

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While I agree that Itunes is stinky... I do wonder if this is just another whiny roshan thread.

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It's possible, but now that Sand has thrown his two cents in its official!

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Actually I don't care one way or another. I just posted that because i thought it was funny. :)

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The iTunes now suckz0r, I dont like the spamm'd inbuilt iTunes store that follows you everywhere you go when browsing through your music, Apple is taking iStalking to the next level.




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