One of Apple's most unique aspects is that it operates a digital online music store. With all of the controversy surrounding illegal downloading, Apple has offered a convenient and easy way to purchase music electronically. While many music listeners still pirate music, there are a lot of people who use iTunes music store. As of June 2008, the store has sold 5 billion songs (at $.99/song)! This is remarkable for a company who specializes in a variety of different fields.
The iTunes Store is the world’s most popular online TV store with over 200 million TV episodes sold, including more than one million HD episodes purchased since the launch of HD programming on iTunes last month.