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  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

    • 8 out of 10
    • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
    • When I first got hooked to Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the only place I could get their debut album, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, was through the band's Web site. I listened to the two tracks a

  • One Word Extinguisher

    • 8 out of 10
    • Prefuse 73
    • It's an album about a breakup, done with beats instead of mopey lyrics. But the beats are raw, and the emotions are there, even if there aren't many words on top of it. While possibly not Scott Herren
  • Chicago Transit Authority

    • 10 out of 10
    • Chicago
    • For those of you who don't know, Chicago didn't always suck, and everyone in the band didn't always play a keyboard. When the band started off they were pioneers of rock and jazz fusion, and guita

  • The Stooges

    • 8 out of 10
    • The Stooges
    • Another pillar of my musical foundations, The Stooges' first album is one those records whose influence far outweighed its popularity. Like The Velvet Underground & Nico, hordes of people wh

  • 2112

    • 10 out of 10
    • Rush
    • We all know it, right? Well, ya just gotta have it. 2112 finally showed Rush out on their own, doing their own thing, and doing it well, IMHO.

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Anxious iPhone Users Ferret out 2.0 Software

Apple hasn’t officially released iPhone and iPod touch Software 2.0 to the public yet, but that hasn’t stopped excited iPhone fans from tracking down the update. Thanks to some digging through Apple’s XML, some intrepid iPhone fans managed to find the URL to what appears to be the version of iPhone Software 2.0 that Apple will distribute through iTunes, according to Mac Rumors.

The software update appears to be a fairly involved process that deletes all of the data from your handheld, so a complete backup ahead of time is in order. The update is not, however, compatible with the iPod touch.

Once downloaded, iPhone owners can Option-click the Check for Update button in iTunes and then navigate to the firmware file to install the update.

iPhone Software 2.0 is required for App Store support, a feature that is prompting many people to download and install the update ahead of its official release. The App Store, Apple’s iTunes Store-based application distribution system is already online and is offering over 500 applications for download.

While the firmware update file seems to be safe, cautious iPhone owners may want to wait until Apple officially releases the software.

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