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    Default Purchase Music on iPhone via iTunes Without WiFi
    Yes the exciting Macworld 09 iPhone section of the Keynote. This is badass no doubt fo sure. Apple is going out with a bang at their last MAcworld Keynote announcing that you can now purchase music when you aren't within WiFi range on your iPhone.

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    Note that there is a still a 10mb limit when downloading music/podcasts so for big (really big) songs you will still need wifi.

    Since albums are downloaded one-song-at-a-time, the 10mb limit shouldn't be an issue.

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    The 10mb applies to albums too even though the songs download seperately, which sucks, Just tried to download a full U2 album, 8 songs and I got the 10MB warning and couldn't do it. I guess I could pick each song individually in the album and download it over 3G, but it would cost me at least a $1 more, and on albums with bonus material, you wouldn't get it. Data is data, they should just open it up.

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    Edge as well as 3G? I sure hope so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ron4543 View Post
    Edge as well as 3G? I sure hope so.
    I read somewhere that EDGE could also access the store. Not sure if they could/buy download though.

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    oh, so DRM has been obsolete from now on? however, it's not a bad technologies as protection. so is there any alternative for DRM? or why not?

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    This is cool but I can't say I have ever been in a situation where this really mattered...
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    Glad to see this happen. It shouldve been available on 3G a while ago, but you had to see it coming once you were able to download podcasts over 3G...
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    I'm really loving this. It was definitely a good move on Apples part. Think about how many times we've wanted to buy a song and changed our minds before we got home.lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenzoHartt View Post
    I'm really loving this. It was definitely a good move on Apples part. Think about how many times we've wanted to buy a song and changed our minds before we got home.lol
    LOL, you hit it right on the head. Its all about increasing the profit margin. Not their bandwidth, not their problem!

    Cant say I download many songs via my phone, but this its pretty cool nonetheless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Noodle Boy View Post
    I read somewhere that EDGE could also access the store. Not sure if they could/buy download though.
    Yes you can download songs over Edge, i have a 1G iPhone Tmobile, and i downloaded one of the free songs yesterday

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    Mewseek still kicks Apple's ***.

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    but will it copy to itunes on the computer??
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    I don't see why they would put a cap on it. If you already paid or are willing to pay for the data plan to support the download and are willing to wait, they should just drop the 10meg cap.

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