|Product||Spotify (Windows)||Yahoo! Weather (iOS)||Amazon Instant Video||Apple iTunes 7|
|Price||Free||Free||Free|| Download for Windows. |
Download for Mac.
|CNET editors' rating||4.5 stars||4 stars||3.5 stars||3.5 stars|
|Average user rating||2 stars||0 stars||2.5 stars||2 stars|
|Release date||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||September 12, 2006|
|Bottom line|| |
With its enormous catalog of on-demand streaming music and its built-in social features for discovering new tunes, Spotify is an absolute must-have for audiophiles and casual listeners alike. But free users, beware of intermittent eardrum-piercing ads.
With an elegant interface, weather information, and interactive maps, Yahoo Weather is a must-have for weather watchers everywhere.
Amazon Instant Video is only instant if you're a Prime subscriber or once you've already purchased content from Amazon's Web site, but the lower cost for some videos might make it worth your while.
Apple iTunes 7 is a required upgrade for movie buyers and owners of a new iPod or iPhone. Its refined interface, particularly Cover Flow, and useful new features trump the fact that the application is processor-intensive.
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