iPod archive

  • Scosche tapSTICK case for iPod shuffle launches
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    Scosche tapSTICK case for iPod shuffle launches

    By 11 November 2009

    A new case for the third gen iPod shuffle - the tapSTICK - has launched from Scosche Industries that adds the buttons found on the device's headphones to its body. Said to be slimline and lightweight the case offers protection, as well as the ability...

  • Sonos Controller iPhone/iPod app gets Twitter update
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    Sonos Controller iPhone/iPod app gets Twitter update

    By 7 November 2009

    Sonos has released an update to its iPhone and iPod touch app, bringing it in line with the new Sonos Software 3.1 update released recently for the music systems dedicated controller and computer software.  The new update, which is now available in...

  • Memorex Sound System iPod dock   review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Memorex Sound System iPod dock review

    By 6 November 2009

    Memorex, yes, the people who made those see-through audio cassettes back in the day, have unleashed their latest iPod dock on the world in the form of the Memorex Sound System. But should this grab your attention? The Memorex Sound System is conservatively...

  • Apple patent reveals headset-style iPod shuffle
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    Apple patent reveals headset-style iPod shuffle

    By 30 October 2009

    A recently revealed patent from Apple shows the company is looking at producing a wireless headset that offers standalone media playing abilities, rather than relying on a Bluetooth streaming connection to get music piped into the ear. Apple's latest...

  • Lecci Mini Mixer launched by Bluw
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    Lecci Mini Mixer launched by Bluw

    By 27 October 2009

    Wannabe DJs take note - there's a nifty little gadget that's just been released which could make it easier to play off a couple of iPods. The Lecci Mini Mixer is basically a two-channel mixer that allows you to crossfade between a couple of audio sources....

  • Apple's been showing you the finger longer than you think
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    Apple's been showing you the finger longer than you think

    By 20 October 2009

    Apple has placed the final piece of the "touch" puzzle today with the launch of a new mouse, called the Magic mouse, that has no buttons. In a move that to many has gone unnoticed, Apple has over the last 6 years slowly been educating its faithful to...

  • Firebox offers Urban DJ Mixer
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    Firebox offers Urban DJ Mixer

    By 19 October 2009

    Firebox has put together an interesting little product for wannabe DJs. The Urban DJ Mixer is a gold-painted cassette-shaped gadget that will let you crossfade between a pair of audio inputs. And that's all. It won't let you change the pitch of those...

  • Daily Tech Deal: iPod touch with £15 iTunes credit and charger
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    Daily Tech Deal: iPod touch with £15 iTunes credit and charger

    By 15 October 2009

    It is rare that you find an Apple product associated with any kind of discount or offer. However, Currys appears to be doing just that with the offer of a free iTunes gift card and charger with the 8GB iPod touch. Currys are suggesting that the free charger...

  • Apple rumoured to be working on radio app
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    Apple rumoured to be working on radio app

    By 14 October 2009

    Apple is expected to launch a radio app for its iPhone and iPod touch, allowing users to tune into their favourite radio stations on the Internet. The rumour, which this time comes from sources talking to 9to5mac.com, will be a radio app that "will be...

  • Incipio's fun iPod shuffle cases on sale in the UK
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    Incipio's fun iPod shuffle cases on sale in the UK

    By 8 October 2009

    Computers Unlimited has announced it will be offering Incipio's {LAB} Series cases for the iPod shuffle. Described as "durable and fun", the cases are available in an array of styles including the Brick, the Mint, the Wafer and the Treat. The cases are...

  • Zune services considered for iPods, other platforms
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    Zune services considered for iPods, other platforms

    By 7 October 2009

    Seemingly giving up on the bigger picture as far as hardware goes, Microsoft is considering offering its Zune software and services to other platforms, ZDNet reports. The whisper is a credible one - it comes direct from Jose Pinero, director of communications...

  • Apple launches "environment" section on site
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    Apple launches "environment" section on site

    By 25 September 2009

    Apple, keen to push its eco credentials after criticism from the likes of Greenpeace in the past, has launched a shiny new section on its site covering all things "environment". Areas covered include energy efficiency, the recycle-abilty of products and...

  • New iPod nano case brings camera looks
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    New iPod nano case brings camera looks

    By 18 September 2009

    Presumably due to be available soon, iLuv is to offer a case for the fifth gen iPod nano that gives the camcorder-capable device camera looks. The clear plastic case for the Apple's newest nano is decaled with a fake lens, while its actual lens is turned...

  • Vers intros hand-crafted wood cases for iPods and iPhone
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    Vers intros hand-crafted wood cases for iPods and iPhone

    By 17 September 2009

    Vers has announced a new line of hand-crafted wood cases for the iPod and iPhone. Offering the "natural beauty and strength" of walnut, cherry and bamboo, the audio company is angling the cases as the most environmentally "thoughtful" available on the...

  • VIDEO: Hitler hears the iPod touch has no camera
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    VIDEO: Hitler hears the iPod touch has no camera

    By 15 September 2009

    This "Downfall" clip has been spoof subtitled many times, but this Apple-themed effort works particularly well. Hit play to see Hitler's disappointed reaction to the news that the third-gen touch remains camera-less. Warning: there's lots of swears.

  • Apple iPod nano (5th Gen) review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Apple iPod nano (5th Gen) review

    By 14 September 2009

    With no Beatles, no camera in the touch and no axing of the classic, the biggest announcement of Apple's 09.09.09 press conference was the 5th generation iPod nano, and even that was nearly overshadowed by the return of Steve Jobs. Very little has changed...

  • iPod touch tear-down reveals space for camera
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    iPod touch tear-down reveals space for camera

    By 14 September 2009

    iFixit has revealed the results of its tear-down of the new iPod touch, and for those in a speculative state of mind, they make interesting reading. Perhaps supporting the rumour that the iPod touch's camera was dropped at the last minute due to technical...

  • Apple iPod touch (3rd Gen) review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Apple iPod touch (3rd Gen) review

    By 11 September 2009

    It's not an easy task to review something ostensibly identical to another you've looked at before but that's pretty much what we're faced with by the 3rd generation AppleiPod touch. The first thing you'll notice when you break through the wrappings, the...

  • Apple cuts price of iPod touch software update
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    Apple cuts price of iPod touch software update

    By 11 September 2009

    It seems that low customer take-up could be the reason behind a price cut from Apple for the current version of the 3.0 iPod touch update. When announced back in March, and then available in June, the then 3.0 firmware update cost iPod touch owners £5.99...

  • iPod nano 5th Gen gets torn apart
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    iPod nano 5th Gen gets torn apart

    By 10 September 2009

    Want to see what the inside of the new iPod nano looks like? Of course you do and it turns out so do the guys at iFixit.com who have spent the day ripping one apart literally. The outcome? Seems that Apple really has packed in the technology as much as...

  • iFixit's iPod nano 5G tear-down begins
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    iFixit's iPod nano 5G tear-down begins

    By 10 September 2009

    We've just had word from the chaps at iFixit that they have begun their tear-down of the fifth-gen iPod nano. The shots below, of the innards of the new device, should whet your appetite, and there'll be plenty more -in glorious high-res - over on the...

  • Toshiba launches 160GB HDD for portable media players
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    Toshiba launches 160GB HDD for portable media players

    By 10 September 2009

    Energy-efficient portable media players with larger memory capacities (such as say, the new Apple iPod classic) are on the horizon, thanks to a component launch from Toshiba. Toshiba has launched four new 1.8-inch hard disk drives designed "for use in...

  • Steve Jobs explains lack of camera in iPod touch, questions Kindle success
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    Steve Jobs explains lack of camera in iPod touch, questions Kindle success

    By 10 September 2009

    Steve Jobs has answered criticism over the lack of camera on the new iPod touch by saying that the move was based on getting the device to be as cheap as possible rather than feature rich. In a Q and A session with the New York Times, the Apple CEO has...

  • Beatles and iPod touch camera no show, what happened?
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    Beatles and iPod touch camera no show, what happened?

    By 9 September 2009

    The clues were all there, but as always the Apple faithful wished for more than the company could deliver. In the end the one-hour keynote presentation presented Apple fans with a faster iPod touch, a nano with digital camera and an update to the iTunes...

  • Apple iPod nano 5th gen - First Look review
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    Apple iPod nano 5th gen - First Look review

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has refreshed its entire iPod range in an event in San Francisco, but the model which saw the most new features was the iPod nano. It's been given both hardware and software overhaul in an attempt to make it appeal to a wider market beyond just...