e13 – The History of iTunes, part 1

We chronicle the launch and early history of iTunes, from the acquisition of SoundJam up through version 3.0. Along the way we unearth bizarre Apple web services, people go crazy over burn folders, and Steve Jobs slips up.

Links for this episode:

The "i-" prefix

iTunes 1.0

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iTunes 1.1

iTunes 2.0

iTunes 3.0