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[Rumor] Apple Might Finally be Making an iTune's App for Android

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    If you could find a way to profit from your competitor's success without actually hurting your own, wouldn't you consider it? Apparently, that's the conundrum Apple has ignored for too long, but might be ready to face. According to the latest intel, Apple might finally be ready to "pull the trigger" on an iTunes app for Android. Supposedly, digital music downloads are down for iTunes, and that has Tim Cook rethinking Apple's policy of no iTunes for other platforms.

    Even more than that, it appears that Apple is looking to expand iTunes to become much more than it is now. Here's a quote with a few more details,

    It seems like an iTunes app for Android is a win-win. They get to profit from being on more devices, and they get to potentially draw more users to the iOS ecosystem. It could be a back-door way of stealing a few customers back from Android. Would you like to see iTunes come to Android?

    Source: Phandroid
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    Sounds like their userbase is shrinking so much they aren't making enough money from the iTunes music store to make them happy.
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    No thanks, I'm good.
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    I see them making more money with iTunes this way. BUT, it will also make the switch FROM apple TO Android much easier as many people that use i products have a lot of purchased media in iTunes and many of them don't know how to download and rip their cloud stored music and movies. This will make it so they can now buy an Android phone and have all of their media without any extra work.
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    But I doubt apple will use their DRM on Android. If anything they'll bring a new DRM to android or only sell non DRM music at a higher price on Android. Either way, here is my reply to them
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    Great responses! Hilarious! I figured this would be the case when I posted this. :)
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    Okay...I guess I'm done now.