The Beatles hit iTunes... Early!

Everybody has been speculating and waiting with baited breath for the 3pm (UK time) announcement from Apple on its big iTunes reveal, but somebody should have told the iTunes moderators of the time. The Beatles albums all appeared a good 10-20 minutes before the "special announcement".

The band's back catalogue, including albums such as Abbey Road, The Beatles (White Album), and A Hard Days Night are available from £10.99, while The Beatles Box Set of the entire collection is available for £125.

Whoops.

Talking of cock-ups: Somebody should also tell Fox News (foxnews.com) that The Beatles came from Liverpool, not Manchester, as the US news website misreported yesterday.

Made the Pocket-lint office giggle though.

Incidentally, I won the Pocket-lint predictions game! For the first time, mind.