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The iPod and world domination

The iPod and world domination

I came across the unusual speaker system pictured at left while perusing TechDigest, a U.K.-based site that has a witty way with words. There's nothing particularly striking about the iPal speaker system other than its weird design, but the article itself caught my eye. It humorously pokes fun at the iPod monopoly. Remember when we American capitalists used to think monopolies were a bad thing? Based on the raucous cheers during the Macworld keynote at the news that iTunes enjoys an 83 percent market share, I gather we've grown rather passive about this whole monopoly thing. Ah well...what is one to expect when multimedia corporations and communications conglomerates are merging left and right? (By the way, AT&T, I'm still going to call it Pac Bell.)