Much anticipation was made of it in the podcasting community – people were excited they are going “prime time”. And scared what 35 million new users might do to their servers.
iTunes 4.9 would be the first iTunes to incorperate Podcasting subscriptions.
It was – A Big Deal. Steve told us it was so.
So why 4.9? Why a simply point release? So close to 5.0 you might have thought an improvement this big might warrant a major update in the naming?
Did Apple know that 4.9 was really a “rough and ready” version that would cause the problems it has?
Is there a 5.0 version around the corner to coincide with fifth generation ipods?
Perhaps 5G iPods have some new shiny features that can only be accessed by iTunes 5.0?