Peter Kafka

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Apple Gets a Grammy (Sort Of)

A tiny bit of Grammy glow for Apple: Last night marked the first time something recorded exclusively for its iTunes store won an award. Train’s version of “Hey, Soul Sister,” which won the “Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals” category, first appeared on the group’s “iTunes Session” EP last fall. (Though you can now buy the tune on Amazon, too, via a Grammy compilation).


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus