End of the Download Era? Legacy Tech and iTunes
Apple announced a few days ago its decision to axe its iconic media player iTunes after 18 years of existence. In the wake of other apps like Spotify, Audible, and Pandora, the music library platform will be replaced with standalone apps for music, TV, and podcasting. Here to reflect on the impact of iTunes in the way we listen to music is Dr. Steve Collins, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Media, Music, Communication, and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University.