Apple is planning a major overhaul of its iTunes software. According to sources close to the project, it will be the greatest change to the music player since its introduction in 2001. Apple is not expected to announce the specific updates until later this year. To help them out, here are some of the changes we'd like to see:
• iCloud integration or whatever.
• Whenever you add Paul Simon’s “Graceland” to a playlist, the playlist is automatically renamed “Dad’s Cool Mix.”
• No matter how many times you play Katy Perry’s “Firework,” the displayed play count stays at zero.
• Sarcastic quotes around “Genius.”
• Plonk: a new social network that will connect – aw, nevermind, forget it.
• If you listen to something that is six hours, 20 minutes and eight seconds long, your display will read 5:80:08, so that when you turn your computer upside down, it says “BOOBS.”
• Incorporating Shazam to tell you what you’re listening to. Oh wait, no. It already tells you what you’re listening to.
• Winamp-style skins.
• Winamp-style slogan, “It really whips the llama’s ass.”
• Buttons that let you skip forward, back, over, under and through the music.
• New “Tripmaster” service to sync your favourite albums with classic movies.
• Whenever you play a Chris Brown song, a judgmental voice says, “Oh, are we forgiving him?”
Any upgrades you're hoping to see? Let us know in the comments below.
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