iPod archive

  • VIDEO: We talk with TechVi about Apple Rock n Roll event
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    VIDEO: We talk with TechVi about Apple Rock n Roll event

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple's just finished its Rock n Roll event in San Francisco, but what was launched and what do we think? We sat down with Randall Bennett from TechVi to discuss what went down, what was launched, and what was exciting? Was the iPod nano worth waiting...

  • VIDEO: New Apple nano won't take stills, says video good enough
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    VIDEO: New Apple nano won't take stills, says video good enough

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has released a promotional video for the new iPod nano, which sports a video recorder and an FM radio on board. As you can see from the video above, Apple will allow you to add a number of effects to the footage however, the company disappointingly...

  • iPod nano colour options
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    iPod nano colour options

    By 9 September 2009

    Here's a few quick snaps of the colour options now available when you pick up one of the new iPod nanos. There are nine to choose from, including a "Product Red" option. They comprise of white, black, purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red and pink....

  • iPod nano 5th gen
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    iPod nano 5th gen

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has just announced the new iPod nano and we were on hand to get a close look and grab a handful of pictures for you. Apple told us, as expected, that the iPod nano will be getting a video camera and speaker. The screen has been lengthened to 2.2-inch...

  • iPod touch 64GB
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    iPod touch 64GB

    By 9 September 2009

    It doesn't have the camera that the rumour mill was promising, however it does pack a whopping 64GB of storage space for all those movies and music you've now got somewhere. Focusing on games, games and more games, the iPod touch gets a slight refresh...

  • Apple iPod nano 5th Gen gets video camera
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    Apple iPod nano 5th Gen gets video camera

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has announced, as expected, that the iPod nano will be getting a video camera and speaker. The screen has been lengthened to 2.2-inch diagonally. In a move that had been predicted for some time thanks to cases leaked by Chinese manufacturers. Jobs...

  • iPod touch, classic, shuffle and nano overhauled
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    iPod touch, classic, shuffle and nano overhauled

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has confirmed the rumours and announced a 3rd generation iPod touch, a new iPod classic, iPod nano and an update to the iPod shuffle in a full refresh of the company's music player range. The basic stats are that the touch is getting a price cut,...

  • iPhone 3.1 OS update announced
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    iPhone 3.1 OS update announced

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has announced that version 3.1 of the iPhone and iPod Touch firmware will recommend applications to users. In an attempt to sell yet more applications above and beyond the 1.8bn it has already shifted, the genius functionality from iTunes is being...

  • Another retailer jumps gun with iPod nano 5G and touch 3G cases
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    Another retailer jumps gun with iPod nano 5G and touch 3G cases

    By 9 September 2009

    Further to the news Pocket-lint brought you that Best Buy was merrily displaying product listings for cases for Apple's as yet un-announced, or even confirmed, new iPods, another retailer has got in on the action. Cygnett has almost certainly dropped...

  • Ion I Profile converts your Beatles vinyl to iPod
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    Ion I Profile converts your Beatles vinyl to iPod

    By 9 September 2009

    If you are a true fan of The Beatles, the will-they won't-they saga about the entire collection appearing on iTunes won't interest you: you've already got them on vinyl, which we all know, is the purists only format. Ion are throwing you a lifeline with...

  • Apple slashes iPod prices ahead of media event
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    Apple slashes iPod prices ahead of media event

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has made an unexpected move and slashed the prices of its iPod range in the States ahead of today's media event, widely expected to be the launch pad for new models. Apple usually takes its online store offline before an event only to bring it back...

  • The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09
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    The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09

    By 9 September 2009

    Yes, it's 09.09.09. The day has arrived. The day The Beatles digitised 14 of their albums for download and the day Apple refreshes its iPod range at a press conference in San Francisco to be beamed around the world. The internet rumour mill has been churning...

  • The Beatles heading to iTunes says Yoko Ono
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    The Beatles heading to iTunes says Yoko Ono

    By 8 September 2009

    Believe what you will, but when a major news organisation publishes then removes a story there is some cause for it to make headlines. According to titbits scraped from an uncached and unseen story, Sky News in the UK is claiming that "The whole of the...

  • Best Buy goes early with iPod touch 3rd gen accessories
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    Best Buy goes early with iPod touch 3rd gen accessories

    By 8 September 2009

    Best Buy has gone live, ahead of the much rumoured and anticipated iPod touch 3rd generation launch, listing a number of accessories from Belkin all for the yet unannounced product. Although none of the listings mention a digital camera on the back of...

  • Leyio adds more device sharing options
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    Leyio adds more device sharing options

    By 8 September 2009

    USB sharing tool, Leyio, has rolled out new firmware for its devices, along with a smaller 8GB version. Its personal sharing devices (PSDs) can share to iPods and other PSDs already, but the company is promising that it'll soon be able to share with mobile...

  • Apple's next-gen camera iPods delayed due to "bad parts"
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    Apple's next-gen camera iPods delayed due to "bad parts"

    By 8 September 2009

    It's being reported that Apple's as yet unannounced next-gen iPods, that are said to boast built-in cameras, are facing production delays. A rumour about a rumour if you will, the report from AppleInsider, comes just a day before Apple's high profile...

  • Five alternative pocket camcorders to the iPod touch
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    Five alternative pocket camcorders to the iPod touch

    By 7 September 2009

    It's pretty clear by now that the next generations of iPods announced later this week are going to have built-in cameras. The leaked shots all over the web were one thing but the pod cases on show at IFA with lens shaped holes carefully sculpted into...

  • Apple event predictions see iPod classic killed off
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    Apple event predictions see iPod classic killed off

    By 7 September 2009

    As Apple's media event on 9 September edges closer, industry experts are coming in with predictions with what Apple will reveal. Marco Arment, a prominent iPhone developer, has published some interesting hardware predictions, which centre around Apple's...

  • iPod camera cases discovered at IFA
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    iPod camera cases discovered at IFA

    By 4 September 2009

    That Apple is to launch iPods at its 9 September press event - and that those iPods will boast cameras - is looking more and more certain. Discovered at the IFA tech event in Germany are some new, Hama-made iPod cases for iPod touch third generation,...

  • iPod touch gets racing wheel
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    iPod touch gets racing wheel

    By 4 September 2009

    iPod touch racing game fans should be able to get a bit more involved in the game from now on, thanks to a new gaming accessory announced at IFA in Berlin, Germany. The 16 euro accessory, made by German company Hama, works like the Wii Wheel, with the...

  • Altec Lansing Mix speaker gives you three player input
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    Altec Lansing Mix speaker gives you three player input

    By 2 September 2009

    Altec Lansing has announced a new iPod speaker called the MIX that allows you to connect up to three MP3 players at once. Called the MIX or (iMT800), the boom box aimed at kids, will come with a "retro audio rack-style design and a powerful built-in subwoofer...

  • Apple confirms 9 September event
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    Apple confirms 9 September event

    By 31 August 2009

    Apple has started sending out invites to journalists in the US for its, much rumoured, 9 September iPod launch event. Titled "It's only rock and roll, but we like it" the event will come two days after the American bank holiday, Labour Day, and fall on...

  • Apple comments on exploding iPhones
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    Apple comments on exploding iPhones

    By 28 August 2009

    Following multiple reports of "exploding" iPhones and iPods across Europe, Apple has officially responded with comment about the instances. No doubt spurred on by a French watchdog's investigation, as well as EU interest in the matter, Apple has denied...

  • The iPod timeline and what we might expect next
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    The iPod timeline and what we might expect next

    By 27 August 2009

    The timing of the Apple iPod family launches have been nothing if not predictable over the last few years but it wasn't always that way. Take a look back at our timeline of events for all things Jobs audio and maybe you can work out the next on 9th September....

  • Apple iPod camera module orders confirmed
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    Apple iPod camera module orders confirmed

    By 27 August 2009

    News coming in from Taipei seems to further cement the rumoured news that Apple's forthcoming range of iPods will have a decidedly image-led focus. Following various rumours and reports that when the range is refreshed in September, the MP3 players will...