Xbox 360 and the Ipod.
Here is an interesting article from The Register regarding Apple's lack of cooperation with Microsoft to add support for the Ipod and Itunes to work with the Xbox 360. The final word in the article states a few reasons why the Xbox 360 will still be able to work with the Ipod and Itunes.
- The AAC audio format is part of the MPEG 4 standard.
- Open source Apple Lossless decoders.
- Third-party utilities that show how tracks are stored on the Ipod.