Apple cleared various rumours today by announcing iTunes and the iTunes Music Store will be available for Windows based PCs today. Windows users in the USA can purchase songs for $0.99 each or albums for $9.99 each.
In addition, Apple also announced a partnership with AOL, to distribute music to their 25 million subscribers, and a deal with PepsiCo, where consumers will have a 1 in 3 chance of winning a free song from the iTMS by purchasing Pepsi Drinks.
Apple’s goal is to reach 100 million downloads by April 2004.
Mac and Windows users can download iTunes by visiting http://www.itunes.com.
Apple also announced two new peripherals for the 3G ipods. The Belkin iPod Voice Recorder will store voice recordings on your ipod that are easily transferred to your computer. It is available for USD$49.95.
Belkin also released the iPod Media Reader, a really neat device that transfers your digital photos to your ipod, which can be easily transfered to iPhoto on your Mac. It is available for USD$99.