Techcrunch has today revealed the latest attempt by record companies to encourage us to line their pockets for no reason at all. It’s called a Ringle and it will be a CD single, incorporating a new track, some other music and, wait for it, a ringtone of the track!
Wow, all those iTunes devotees are suddenly going to switch off their iPods and rush out to buy one of them, aren’t they?
I mean, a CD single – they’re the future, aren’t they? And you get a ringtone with it – pheweee! We can see people trying to slot that CD into their mobile right now!