iPod archive

  • iPod touch explodes in child's pocket
    Audio

    iPod touch explodes in child's pocket

    By 13 March 2009

    Apple is facing a new lawsuit, accused of "gross negligence and recklessness" and conducting themselves "maliciously and fraudulently" over a supposedly exploding iPod touch. The case has been filed in the States, in the Southern District of Ohio, by...

  • Pure Avanti Flow DAB radio review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Pure Avanti Flow DAB radio review

    By 13 March 2009

    The Pure Digital Avanti Flow is more than just an iPod speaker dock and at £270 though it has to be. The Avanti flow combines DAB digital radio, media streaming service and Internet radio in one low-slung and compact package. Construction is especially...

  • VIDEO: Apple iPod shuffle
    Audio

    VIDEO: Apple iPod shuffle

    By 11 March 2009

    Hit play now to see Apple's official guided video tour for the just-announced new iPod shuffle. The video takes you through the new tiny player's features, including the on-cord controls and VoiceOver - the speech function that can "speak" the name of...

  • Apple iPod shuffle third gen
    Audio

    Apple iPod shuffle third gen

    By 11 March 2009

    Following Apple's complete redesign of the iPod shuffle with the introduction of the third-gen model with 4GB capacity and a "VoiceOver" feature, here is a gallery of pictures of the new gadget. Enjoy!

  • Apple redesigns the iPod shuffle
    Audio

    Apple redesigns the iPod shuffle

    By 11 March 2009

    Apple has completely redesigned its cheapest iPod with the introduction of the "all-new" iPod shuffle, described as the world's smallest music player at nearly half of the size of the previous model. In addition, the new 4GB shuffle gets the accolade...

  • VIDEO: Metal Gear Solid Touch trailer
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Metal Gear Solid Touch trailer

    By 24 February 2009

    Konami Mobile has released a video that gives us a sneak peak into some of the gameplay we can expect from Metal Gear Solid's debut on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Metal Gear Solid Touch covers the final chapter in the saga of Solid Snake, and will see...

  • Bean Pod introduced for Nike+ running without the cost
    Sports Fitness

    Bean Pod introduced for Nike+ running without the cost

    By 24 February 2009

    Red Rock Products has released its universal Nike+ Sensor adapter, called the Bean Pod. The compact Bean Pod will allow runners and walkers the ability to use their Nike+ sensor on any brand of running shoes they please. Nike+ is a venture by Nike and...

  • Kensington LiquidAUX Deluxe iPod car kit review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Kensington LiquidAUX Deluxe iPod car kit review

    By 19 February 2009

    If you have a car stereo with an auxiliary input and an iPod you may well have hooked your player up in your car in the past by simply running a cable to it and leaving the device sliding around in a storage compartment somewhere. This is far from ideal...

  • "iPod" phone gets debut at MWC
    Phones

    "iPod" phone gets debut at MWC

    By 17 February 2009

    You like the iPod design but want a phone as well - no you don't opt for a iPhone, that would be the obvious choice. No, you want the Hyundai MB400 which, strangely, considering it isn't made by Apple gives you just that. The mid-tier phone, due to be...

  • Truphone integrates AIM into its Apple apps
    Phones

    Truphone integrates AIM into its Apple apps

    By 16 February 2009

    Mobile VoIP service Truphone has integrated AOL Instant Messenger into its iPhone and iPod Touch applications. Any customers on these devices will now be able to use Truphone to instant message their AIM friends as well as make calls. Truphone has already...

  • Altec Lansing unveils new portable audio products
    Phones

    Altec Lansing unveils new portable audio products

    By 16 February 2009

    Altec Lansing has unveiled new portable audio products at the 2009 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. First up is the inMotion MAX, a wireless audio docking station that provides a portable all-in-one speaker system for iPhone and iPod users, as well...

  • 240GB iPod launches*
    Audio

    240GB iPod launches*

    By 5 February 2009

    Fancy a 240GB iPod? US company Rapid Repair can help that dream become a reality. The firm is offering a 1.8-inch Toshiba MK2431GAH 240GB single platter drive - with instructions for how to shoe-horn that bad boy into your fifth gen iPod video. Promising...

  • Jajah app turns your iPod touch into a phone
    Phones

    Jajah app turns your iPod touch into a phone

    By 5 February 2009

    IP telecommunications company Jajah, has announced a new application that will be able to turn the iPod touch into a fully functioning mobile phone. The new app will enable networks to launch the service under their own brand and provide customers with...

  • Elton John launches blinged charity iPods
    Audio

    Elton John launches blinged charity iPods

    By 2 February 2009

    Elton John has launched an iPod range, blinging up a line of nanos for his charity, the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The "stunning" starburst Swarovski encrusted nanos have been designed exclusively for Elton and the cause, and are available in both 8GB...

  • Apple iPhone 2.2.1 update released
    Phones

    Apple iPhone 2.2.1 update released

    By 27 January 2009

    Apple has once again decided not to offer a Cut and Paste functionality with the latest iPhone/iPod touch update. The new 2.2.1 update instead promises the usual array of bug fixes rather than any new ground breaking software. You can get the update via...

  • Series 5 of Lost available now in HD via iTunes
    Home Cinema

    Series 5 of Lost available now in HD via iTunes

    By 27 January 2009

    Following the start of its TV airing over the weekend, the first episode of season five of TV show Lost is now the first TV programming available in HD on the iTunes Store in the UK. An HD episode of the show is priced at £2.49 and comes complete with...

  • Microsoft hints at Zune's future as it denies death of device
    Audio

    Microsoft hints at Zune's future as it denies death of device

    By 27 January 2009

    Microsoft has insisted its Zune media player range is not heading for the big, failed MP3 player recycling bin in the sky. Following news that the platform has apparently lost Microsoft $100 million and sales of the players dropped over 50% in the last...

  • Edifier Luna 5 iPod speaker review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Edifier Luna 5 iPod speaker review

    By 27 January 2009

    Dubbed the Luna 5, presumably because it’s big and round, can the latest iPod speaker from Edifier impress? We get listening to find out. The new speaker, which goes under the title of the Edifier iF500 is large, round and black and sits on your desk,...

  • 1st gen iPod nano owners awarded up to $25
    Audio

    1st gen iPod nano owners awarded up to $25

    By 26 January 2009

    Following an American lawsuit dating back to 2005, US owners of Apple's first gen iPod nano could be entitled to compensation of up to $25. The mark one iPod nano suffered from an easily scratched front surface, something Apple tried to address by bundling...

  • Griffin iTrip AutoPilot iPod car kit review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Griffin iTrip AutoPilot iPod car kit review

    By 23 January 2009

    There was a time when getting an FM transmitter for your iPod was something of a challenge. Now you have more choices than you could possibly want. Can the iTrip AutoPilot from Griffin impress? The iTrip AutoPilot is a single cable solution, running from...

  • Apple opens second-hand store in China
    Audio

    Apple opens second-hand store in China

    By 20 January 2009

    Apple has launched an online shop selling second-hand Apple products in China, apparently in an attempt to "beef up" its business in the country. The products on offer are refurbished so have been previously sold and returned to Apple and then have undergone...

  • 3 launches "Books on the Go"
    Gaming

    3 launches "Books on the Go"

    By 16 January 2009

    3 has announced the launch of the new "Books on the Go" service, designed to bring best-selling books to subscribers’ mobile handsets in text or audio format. The service, provided by Andy McNab's GoSpoken.com, lets users browse, buy and download books...

  • Logic3 i-Station25 iPod dock review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Logic3 i-Station25 iPod dock review

    By 16 January 2009

    Another day, another iPod dock. Logic3 has turned up with yet another accessory for the world's most famous line of media players and this time the focus is on video playback, thanks to its unique built-in accelerometer. This works alongside the accelerometer...

  • Kensington aux cradle for iPod nano
    Audio

    Kensington aux cradle for iPod nano

    By 13 January 2009

    Kensington have for some time offered a range of connection options for iPods that make use of any 3.5mm auxiliary input on your car stereo. Incoming is a neat little solution that gets rid of all the cabling and just lets you plug your iPod straight...

  • COMMENT: Our favourite gadgets in 2008
    Gaming

    COMMENT: Our favourite gadgets in 2008

    By 31 December 2008

    With 2009 finally here, what gadgets, technology or gizmos have the Pocket-lint team most enjoyed in 2008? Below, in our own words, are our favourites. Stuart Miles I might work at the so called coal face of gadgets but that doesn't mean that I necessarily...