iPod archive

  • Radiopaq tunes its custom earphones to the iPhone
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    Radiopaq tunes its custom earphones to the iPhone

    By 27 August 2009

    Radiopaq's custom-tuned earphones, which are built specially to accentuate the dynamics of different music genres, are now available in a version with iPhone compatibility. What that basically means is that the earphones now come with an multi-directional...

  • Apple iPod launch event rumoured for 9 September
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    Apple iPod launch event rumoured for 9 September

    By 27 August 2009

    Reports are coming in that suggest Apple has finalised the date for the media event to introduce its new line-up of iPods. Apple is planning a now traditional September debut for the new devices and AppleInsider follows the D: All Things Digital in throwing...

  • iPod slide concept revealed
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    iPod slide concept revealed

    By 26 August 2009

    A new concept design for a next-gen iPod has been revealed. From designer Tryi Yeh, the idea is that the small, square-ish device gets a slide up screen, possibly controlled via thermal sensors. The hideaway screen would not only protect the display from...

  • Another exploding iPhone reported in France
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    Another exploding iPhone reported in France

    By 26 August 2009

    Another instance of an exploding iPhone has been reported in France, following previous, similar incidents across France, Britain, Holland and Sweden. The reports - that have allegedly seen various iPods and iPhones combusting in a manner of ways - have...

  • VIDEO: Clever tangle-free headphones concept revealed
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    VIDEO: Clever tangle-free headphones concept revealed

    By 24 August 2009

    A product designer has come up with a devilishly simple way of making sure headphones don't get tangled up when not in use. The idea, said to have been thought up when the designer was on the bus untangling headphones, sees the two wires connected together...

  • Apple schedules keynote for 9 September
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    Apple schedules keynote for 9 September

    By 18 August 2009

    The previously-rumoured Apple keynote set for the week of 7 September looks to be gaining credibility. Sources have placed the date of the event at 9 September, less than a week before Microsoft launches its Zune HD PMP. The event will be in San Francisco,...

  • Apple iPod Touch 3rd generation model snapped
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    Apple iPod Touch 3rd generation model snapped

    By 17 August 2009

    While Apple fanboys are getting excited over yet another iTablet/iPad supposed leak, others are turning their focus to an almost dead cert; a new iPod touch complete with digital camera. The latest supposed leak includes a gallery of images posted on...

  • Apple plans keynote for September
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    Apple plans keynote for September

    By 14 August 2009

    Music industry sources are claiming that Apple execs are planning one of the company's famous keynote events for the week of 7 September. We don't yet know the exact date, or what the company will be unveiling. Given that the music industry is involved,...

  • Leyio add iPod support
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    Leyio add iPod support

    By 12 August 2009

    Leyio, the pocket "personal sharing device" that lets you store up to 16GB of media in your pocket to share with likeminded people, is about to get iPod support in the next firmware update. A silent video posted on YouTube by the company shows the file...

  • Clickfree launches Transformer for iPhone
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    Clickfree launches Transformer for iPhone

    By 11 August 2009

    Storage Application Corporation, the company behind the Clickfree series of backup devices, has announced a new product that allows you to use spare capacity on your iPhone or iPod for backups. They can also be used to get music off an iPod onto a computer....

  • Get clean with the Palm Pre Soap
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    Get clean with the Palm Pre Soap

    By 10 August 2009

    One soap maker has taken their love affair with the new Palm Pre a little too far with the launch of a Bourbon and Coke scented soap in the shape of the new smartphone. Etsy, through seller twoeggplants, is now selling the Palm Pre soap, for those who...

  • iTunes to get Blu-ray support
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    iTunes to get Blu-ray support

    By 9 August 2009

    Apple is expected to add Blu-ray support to the next version of its iTunes software sources say. iTunes 9 is expected out in September, and according to rumours adds a number of new features on top of what is currently already available. Historically...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Free extras with iPods at Comet
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    Daily Tech Deal: Free extras with iPods at Comet

    By 28 July 2009

    Today's tech deal doesn't get you money off an Apple iPod - Apple's famously strict pricing policy means that's rarely seen - but it does get you some handy extras. Comet is currently offering a free case and worldwide charger worth up to £39.99 when...

  • Ixos Neo iPod dock review
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    Ixos Neo iPod dock review

    By 27 July 2009

    The Ixos Neo is an iPod and MP3 speaker dock with integrated alarm clock. As well as the iPod dock you can connect any device with a 3.5mm audio jack, standard phono connection or a PC through the Mini-USB port. It’s got an FM radio too so should you...

  • More iPod "camera" cases revealed
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    More iPod "camera" cases revealed

    By 24 July 2009

    As far as Apple rumours go, it seems the next-gen iPod touch and iPod nano models getting cameras may be a safe bet. Rumoured for some time now, Cult of Mac has now uncovered over a dozen case deigns from Chinese manufacturers that show slots to allow...

  • COMMENT: Apple no longer a computer company
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    COMMENT: Apple no longer a computer company

    By 22 July 2009

    It may come as a surprise to some, but Apple should no longer be seen as a computer company. Yep, I know what you are thinking, what about all those MacBook Pro laptops, the OSX operating system, and Safari its web browser? If the latest results just...

  • iGhost: For those scary music moments
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    iGhost: For those scary music moments

    By 13 July 2009

    Probably one for Hallowe'en rather than the middle of July, music fans looking to give their music that spooky edge should take a closer look at the iGhost iPod speaker from Speakal. Available in a friendly white, or scary black the iGhost, that is likely...

  • iPod Water phone unveiled
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    iPod Water phone unveiled

    By 10 July 2009

    There are so many Apple trademarks violated within this one new handset - the Imobile Phone V629 - Apple's ever vigilant legal team must be in a state of absolute apoplexy. Case in point is the blatant "iPod", or in the case of the cover, "iPOd" branding,...

  • iPod touch 3,1 shows up online
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    iPod touch 3,1 shows up online

    By 8 July 2009

    It seems those September refresh rumours for new iPods, and in particular a new iPod touch, are only going to grow over the summer. The latest "evidence" that Apple is preparing the arguably inevitable-at-some-point new models is from online logs. PinchMedia,...

  • Apple places "massive" order of camera modules
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    Apple places "massive" order of camera modules

    By 6 July 2009

    It's being reported that Apple has placed a "massive" order of camera modules with its manufacturing plants in Asia - the same kind of cheap cameras as are in the iPhone. Analysts suggest they could be heading for the iPod touch, something which would...

  • New case hints at iPod touch upgrade
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    New case hints at iPod touch upgrade

    By 3 July 2009

    A silicon case has surfaced on a Hong Kong / US iPod accessories website that adds weight to rumours that the iPod touch will shortly be upgraded to feature a camera. The device's specifications, along with "light weight" and "allows easy access to all...

  • New Skype app available for iPhone and iPod touch
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    New Skype app available for iPhone and iPod touch

    By 30 June 2009

    Skype has announced that its application for the iPhone and iPod touch - that's seen 4 million downloads - has been updated and is now available for download. The main improvement is that Skype users can now listen to their Skype voicemail while on the...

  • iPod saves girl from lightning strike
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    iPod saves girl from lightning strike

    By 19 June 2009

    Praise be to Apple. An iPod is being credited as saving a girl's life in a tidy bit of tabloid reporting from The London Paper. 14-year-old Sophie Frost from Essex escaped with just minor burns and singed hair after her iPod's headphones apparently diverted...

  • A quick guide to iPhone OS 3.0
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    A quick guide to iPhone OS 3.0

    By 18 June 2009

    What is it? It is the long awaited major Apple software update to the iPhone and iPod touch that brings a host of new features and abilities that either haven't been seen, or weren’t available before to the Apple device users. What are the variations...

  • Panasonic's in-flight entertainment solution due September
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    Panasonic's in-flight entertainment solution due September

    By 18 June 2009

    News from the Paris Air Show suggests that Panasonic's "exConnect" in-flight entertainment solution for airlines is now due in September. Apparently in trials at the moment, the set-up would see passengers not only able to hook-up their iPod and see media...