Monday, May 18, 2009

Apple: Greedy and/or Complacent

I enjoy Greenday from my youth (Dookie was released just as I was becoming an expert at being a "bored teenager"), thus I took a look at purchasing the new album from the I-Tunes Store. I was taken aback by the price ($14.99! CD's USED to cost $14.99, but downloads in 2009?). So, I decided to take a look at Amazon MP3. Same album and an automatic load to I-Tunes for... $4.99.

Has Apple's dominance made it complacent or do they have the ability to overcharge users by 300% purely because people are too lazy to search for a better deal? While I do love my IPhone and IPod, I know where I'll be going to for music going forward.