Will Linux Steal Apple's Thunder?

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| Will Linux Steal Apple's Thunder? The question as a long-term investor is
| whether their UI innovations will be stolen from them again like with
| Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows, but this time it seems it would most likely be by
| Linux. About a week after the release of the iPhone, a Linux-based iPhone
| clone was available at a lower price point.
| [...]
| That is not to say Apple and Microsoft will abandon OSs anytime soon, but
| Linux poses the most serious threat to Apple's potential long-term, which is
| better for us than the alternative (Microsoft), but probably worse for Apple.



iPod Classic Will Be Supported

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| As recently reported on Slashdot, Apple, in its infinite wisdom, has added a
| checksum to the iPod database apparently to restrict non-iTunes products
| (like Amarok via libgpod) from having the ability to add music.