Apple has just finished a press conference detailing a bunch of new stuff musically related. I'll summarize here or you can read Engadget's live blog of the whole event if you want more details.
Custom ringtones are coming to the iPhone. Of course this doesn't matter much to us Canadians right now, at least until Roger's starts stocking the iPhone or if you pay a small fortune for an unlocked model. Apple are shipping an update to iTunes that will include the tools to make ringtones out of your purchased tracks. Only half million of the current 6 million tracks on the iTunes store are eligible for this. This is cool and all, except that you have to pay an additional $0.99 to make a 30 sec sample of the track into a ringtone.
Now on to the iPods:
Looks like Stevie's going to have a good holiday season. Anyone want to buy my 80GB iPod?