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Led Zeppelin Sued for Plagiarism

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Gossip, Industry News, Rock,

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin are being sued for plagiarism over their hit "Stairway to Heaven."

The band have been served legal papers on behalf of late song-writer and guitarist Randy California from the band Spirit, who claimed for years the track's opening notes were lifted from their track "Taurus." Attorney Francis Alexander Malofiy, who is representing a trust for Randy, told Bloomberg Businessweek, "It's been a long time coming. The idea behind this is to make sure that Randy California is given a writing credit on 'Stairway to Heaven.'"

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Spirit iPad jailbreak now available

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Handhelds, Mods / Hacks, Software,

Ever since the was announced, one of the many things users had been waiting for was a way to jailbreak the thing. Well, your iPad jailbreak method has arrived in the form of the free Spirit download. It’s an untethered hack, and it works with any activated iPhone OS device, including iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, as long as they are running iPhone OS 3.1.2, 3.1.3, or 3.2. iPad users, listen up—the people behind Spirit say that things are still a little shaky on that end, and any errors or crashes may result in you having to do a factory restore. Now go and download the software, and proceed at your own risk!

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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: April 14, 2009

Here are some of the options available this Tuesday:

The Spirit DVD

  • 8 Mile: Blu-ray
  • Anna Karenina (1961): DVD
  • Dark Matter: DVD
  • Hiding Out: DVD
  • Imax: Deep Sea: Blu-ray
  • Irreconcilable Differences: DVD
  • The Last Kiss: Blu-ray
  • Mean Girls: Blu-ray
  • Pillow Talk: DVD
  • The Reader: DVD
  • The Spirit: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Strange Wilderness: Blu-ray
  • The Thirteenth Floor: Blu-ray

Click here to see the TV-on-DVD options for this week.

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1920s Style Spirit Clock CD Radio

Spirit Clock CD RadioThe 1920 Style Spirit may look retro but is as modern as it gets. The device is a 4-hand analog clock with alarm, AM/FM radio, and a full feature CD player with programmable memory. Encased in wood, it has a metal handle, steel toggle switches, and a backlit dial. At a size of 5 x 11.5 x 6.25-inches, it puts out 0.8W per channel and carries a MSRP of £129.95 (~$257.00.) A Clock Radio version is also available for £99.95 (~$198.00.)

 

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