Amarok Developer hired by Magnatune
"Good news everyone!" Nikolaj Hald Nielsen, one of Amarok's developers, got hired as an independent consultant by the record label Magnatune.
Magnatune is going to pay Nikolaj to work full time on Amarok's music store integration, as well as on the Mac and Windows ports. Another aspect of his work will be extending Magnatune's protocols for even better interoperability with client software.
Managing an iPod (properly)
Howtoforge.com recently published a How To about using the Apple iPod with Amarok 1.4.
Plasmarok on the road
Amarok 2 is going to use Plasma technology for the new ContextView (successor of the ContextTab), and as you can see in the very latest development screenshot, it's already taking shape.