The Genius function on my iPhone failed to create any playlists off of any songs currently loaded. I’m chalking it up to the fact that my entire library isn’t on the phone (far too much memory), so I only sync unhead podcasts and songs to it.
Apple’s refusal to stock the Podcaster app in the Apps store is a bit disconcerting, to say the least. Getting podcast subscriptions on the go would be a helpful tool, and the answer as to why they refused it doesn’t seem quite logical. Given the amount of blogosphere outcry on the situation, I’m not sure how long this app stays off the market.
Best Buy purchasing the now-DRM-free Napster and MySpace readying an ad-driven portion of their music service hopefully signals a quicker end to DRM in all services.