Conrad from Joystiq
brought up a great question about the new Front Row software: What's CenterStage
going to say? I briefly played with their alpha and it looks a lot
like Front Row. Of course, I'm sure there aren't a whole lot of ways to pull off a media center oritented application and not look like the next guy. The second thing to hit me was: I wonder if Apple will make Front Row available for other Macs.
Then I realized this new iMac with Front Row
, video iPods
and the introduction of full-on video downloads
in the iTunes Music Store (iTunes Video Store?) symbolizes Apple taking a big first step into the media center market. They now make the media software, portable hardware and offer audio and video downloads. Let's hear it for innovative competition!