Apple shows its music vision

A better view of Apple's launch of iTunes 9, revamped iPods, and iPhone OS 3.1--and Steve Jobs back at the helm of the company.

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Apple loves the reflection effect in its graphics, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts had a real one for the Apple event.
Apple loves the reflection effect in its graphics, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts had a real one for the Apple event. Stephen Shankland/CNET

Press jam into the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts for the Apple event. A section for live bloggers was outfitted with power strips.
Members of the press jam into the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts for the Apple event. A section for live bloggers was outfitted with power strips. Stephen Shankland/CNET

Apple CEO Steve Jobs boasts that 54 billion songs have been processed by Apple's Genius music-recommendation system.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs boasts that 54 billion songs have been processed by Apple's Genius music-recommendation system. Stephen Shankland/CNET

Norah Jones performs two songs for the Apple iPod, iTunes, and iPhone news.
Norah Jones performs two songs for the Apple iPod, iTunes, and iPhone news. Stephen Shankland/CNET

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Stephen Shankland has been a reporter at CNET since 1998 and covers browsers, Web development, digital photography and new technology. In the past he has been CNET's beat reporter for Google, Yahoo, Linux, open-source software, servers and supercomputers. He has a soft spot in his heart for standards groups and I/O interfaces.

 

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