Take a closer look at Apple iTunes 11 and see how the venerable music application and e-commerce interface has been redesigned for the better.
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Here's the iTunes Store, as seen in iTunes 10.7, the previous version. It's not bad, really, but it could be better. For example, version 11 adds the ability to use your computer's camera to scan gift card redemption codes. It's not that much of chore to type a long string of characters to redeem an iTunes gift card, but Apple's attention to detail here is noteworthy.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
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