iPod archive

  • iTunes "12 Days of Christmas" freebies start today
    Audio

    iTunes "12 Days of Christmas" freebies start today

    By 26 December 2008

    Apple's iTunes "12 Days of Christmas" promotion starts today and will see one free piece of content every day until 6 January. For all those who got an iPod or an iPhone for Christmas, Apple is angling the free offerings as an ideal way to start building...

  • Better iPhone gaming with the iControlPad
    Gaming

    Better iPhone gaming with the iControlPad

    By 24 December 2008

    The idea of the iPhone and iPod touch as a viable gaming platform to rival the likes of the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP, has been banded around for a while now - no less than by Apple itself. However, the problem that many traditional gamers have found is...

  • HP launches iPrint Photo application
    Cameras

    HP launches iPrint Photo application

    By 23 December 2008

    Hewlett Packard has announced a new application for iPhone and iPod Touch called HP iPrint Photo. Available for free from the Apple App Store, HP iPrint Photo will allow users to wirelessly print 4 x 6-inch photos from their device through most HP inkjet...

  • "12 days of iTunes" confirmed in France
    Audio

    "12 days of iTunes" confirmed in France

    By 16 December 2008

    Apple is prepping a "12 days of iTunes" special promotion for all those who got an iPod for Christmas, French reports suggest. It's not the first time we've heard this rumour, however it's now semi-official with French retailer Darty.com now advertising...

  • GEAR4 ProControl AV iPod dock review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    GEAR4 ProControl AV iPod dock review

    By 11 December 2008

    There are bags of iPod accessories out there but a dock is arguably one of the most useful, allowing you to plant your iPod in place to synchronise it with iTunes, charge it when not in use and send your tunes to a beefy stereo system. Some, like Gear4’s...

  • More book publishers launch iPhone apps
    Gaming

    More book publishers launch iPhone apps

    By 9 December 2008

    Two major book publishers have just announced mobile phone initiatives, with an emphasis particularly on the Apple iPhone and the App Store. In the States, the Penguin Group has announced the launch of "Penguin 2.0", which includes Penguin Mobile, and...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: Buy iPod nano, get half price JBL speaker
    Audio

    Credit Crunch Christmas: Buy iPod nano, get half price JBL speaker

    By 6 December 2008

    Yesterday for our Credit Crunch Christmas bargain we told you about a one-day-only discounted iPod nano offer. Today we're carrying on the Apple theme with another iPod offering. Rather than any discounts, Currys is offering a 4th gen iPod nano for £107,...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: 8GB iPod nano 3G for £70
    Audio

    Credit Crunch Christmas: 8GB iPod nano 3G for £70

    By 5 December 2008

    Today's Christmas bargain takes the form of an 8GB iPod nano that's offered for a shade under £70. One of eXpansys' one-day special offers, the price drop is only available between 11am and 4pm today - and only via the links below - so you'll need to...

  • Truphone launches VOIP app for iPod touch
    Phones

    Truphone launches VOIP app for iPod touch

    By 4 December 2008

    Truphone has released a new app for the iPod touch that effectively turns the MP3 player into a mobile phone - with the addition of a microphone adapter. The software is offered free via Apple App Store, and as the calls are made via the device's Wi-Fi...

  • SAD iStudio3 - PC review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    SAD iStudio3 - PC review

    By 1 December 2008

    As successful as the iPod and subsequent devices like the iPhone and Apple TV have been for the world’s most infamous innovator, it certainly knows how to frustrate by tying users to iTunes and in the case of video, the MP4 format. Getting your favourite...

  • Logic3 boosts dock line-up with i-Station25
    Audio

    Logic3 boosts dock line-up with i-Station25

    By 1 December 2008

    As well as promising "clean, crisp sound" for £69, the i-Station25 from Logic3 has built-in accelerometers so that you can use it vertically or horizontally. This means you can watch video content landscape, but the accelerometers will then automatically...

  • Amazon Kindle sold out way past Christmas
    Gaming

    Amazon Kindle sold out way past Christmas

    By 28 November 2008

    Those Stateside who've not yet started their Christmas shopping and were hoping to nab a Kindle for a loved one are right out of luck. It seems for the second year running Amazon has run out of stock of the device in the crucial "holiday" period. Last...

  • Griffin PowerDock 2 iPod charging dock review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Griffin PowerDock 2 iPod charging dock review

    By 20 November 2008

    So you've got two iPods but only one power socket. What's a gadget fan to do? Well according to Griffin, buy the PowerDock 2. So should you? We draw sabres and kick into the gallop to find out. There isn't much to say about the PowerDock, it's just one...

  • Apple recruit Mark Papermaster sues IBM
    Online

    Apple recruit Mark Papermaster sues IBM

    By 17 November 2008

    IBM is doing everything in its power to stop its former employee, Mark Papermaster, taking up the position he's been offered with Apple. The computing giant is arguing that Papermaster, who was recruited by Apple to head up its iPhone and iPod division,...

  • Apple angles iPod touch as games device
    Gaming

    Apple angles iPod touch as games device

    By 17 November 2008

    In a slight change of focus, Apple is angling the iPod touch as a games device, suggesting the portable player is a rival to the PSP and the Nintendo DS. With a new TV ad that pitches the gaming features of the gadget, Apple has told MCV that the new...

  • Apple updates new nano firmware
    Audio

    Apple updates new nano firmware

    By 13 November 2008

    Apple has released a significant update for the new iPod nano 4th generation. The 57.8MB update brings the firmware to version 1.0.3. Apple says the nano update fixes several issues including instability when using the Nike + iPod Sport Kit and a problem...

  • E-Tracker ID recovers your lost gadgets
    Phones

    E-Tracker ID recovers your lost gadgets

    By 10 November 2008

    A service in the States has been set up specifically ro reunite gadget fans with any gizmo they have mislaid. E-Tracker I.D. isn't the first to offer a tracking service for electronics but is different in that it offers incentives for the finders to do...

  • Improved vid viewing with the iPod nano 3G TV
    Home Cinema

    Improved vid viewing with the iPod nano 3G TV

    By 10 November 2008

    OK so it's not the prettiest machine out there, but if you're someone who has a load of video content on your iPod nano for commuting, but don't watch it when at home, this could be the gizmo for you. The iPod nano 3G TV is designed to look like an old...

  • Ferrari gets built-in iPod touch
    Audio

    Ferrari gets built-in iPod touch

    By 10 November 2008

    Ferrari is to build 499 limited edition Scuderia Spider 16Ms with the option to have an iPod touch dock in the centre of the dashboard. The 16GB touch will get Ferrari themes, images and sounds. Despite Ferrari charging $277,000 for the motor, it seems...

  • IBM and Apple get nasty over new iPod recruit
    Online

    IBM and Apple get nasty over new iPod recruit

    By 10 November 2008

    Mark Papermaster, the man recruited from IBM to head up iPod and iPhone development at Apple, has had to leave his new job. Papermaster is at the centre of a lawsuit with IBM, his former employer, who is claiming he is breaking a non-compete clause in...

  • Philips DC910 Docking Entertainment System review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Philips DC910 Docking Entertainment System review

    By 10 November 2008

    Philips have picked up a design cue from their range of home cinema soundbars to create the DC910, an iPod docking station. But can the DC910 live up to the impressive performance of some of Philips’ home cinema range? We find out. The design is instantly...

  • iPod headphones pose risk to pacemakers
    Audio

    iPod headphones pose risk to pacemakers

    By 10 November 2008

    It's not the first time we've heard such news, but iPod headphones could offer a serious risk to people with surgically implanted heart monitoring devices, such as pacemakers or defibrillators, a new study has revealed. Magnetic interference from MP3...

  • Former iPod boss gets $300,000
    Online

    Former iPod boss gets $300,000

    By 7 November 2008

    While his successor is facing a lawsuit with IBM, the former senior vice president of Apple's iPod division is laughing. Apple has released a statement explaining that Tony Fadell is going to be paid $300,000 to be "special advisor" to Steve Jobs until...

  • Apple names new head of iPod and iPhone Dev team
    Phones

    Apple names new head of iPod and iPhone Dev team

    By 6 November 2008

    Mark Papermaster, formerly a big cheese at IBM, has been announced as the new head of Apple's iPod and iPhone development team. But IBM is none too happy about the appointment and is going to court over it. Papermaster was vice president of IBM's Blade...

  • PURE i-10 Universal iPod Dock review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    PURE i-10 Universal iPod Dock review

    By 6 November 2008

    So you've got a DAB radio from Pure, but what are you going to do with your iPod? Well the company hopes you'll be tempted by its iPod docking station, but will you be? We jack in to find out. The PURE i-10 connects an iPod to any product that has a 3.5mm...