iTunes Tone Store: Is Apple Planning on Selling Tones for iOS 5 Alert Sounds?

Yesterday at the WWDC, Apple's iOS software chief Scott Forstall zipping through the iOS 5 segment of the keynote revealed a slide that has a reference to "iTunes Tone Store"?Given Apple already sells 99-cent ringtones on iTunes and they let us create our own 30-second snippets from iTunes purchases, we can';t help but wonder -- […]

Yesterday at the WWDC, Apple's iOS software chief Scott Forstall zipping through the iOS 5 segment of the keynote revealed a slide that has a reference to "iTunes Tone Store"?

Given Apple already sells 99-cent ringtones on iTunes and they let us create our own 30-second snippets from iTunes purchases, we can';t help but wonder -- why do we need yet another store? Plus, a Paal, Belgium-based reader creates a YouTube video as a comment to this article, found at the bottom.

A Boy Genius Reports' report on iOS 5 image gallery uncovered this screenshot below. So, Apple is planning on selling us tones for iOS 5 alert sounds.

Check out a short clip from 9to5mac reader Paal, Belgium: