iPod archive

  • What the iPod touch 3.0 really brings you
    Audio

    What the iPod touch 3.0 really brings you

    By 17 June 2009

    The iPod touch and iPhone 3.0 software updates are out. But if you've about to lay out £5.99 (or $9.95 in the US) what does the new software update actually bring you and is it worth the update? We downloaded the new update to find out. Buy Movies, TV...

  • iPhone 3.0 update now live in the UK
    Phones

    iPhone 3.0 update now live in the UK

    By 17 June 2009

    Ladies and gentlemen, start your updates. The iPhone 3.0 firmware is now live in the UK. To get it, in iTunes connect your iPhone, select it under Devices in the Source List on the left, then in the iPhone Summary pane, click Check for Update. Click Download...

  • Roberts Sound 53 DAB radio iPod speaker review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts Sound 53 DAB radio iPod speaker review

    By 15 June 2009

    With music coming in so many different formats, getting a unit to play all of them can be a challenge. In steps the Roberts MP-Sound 53, an iPod, CD, USB, SD, DAB, FM Hi-Fi offering from Roberts that hopes to cover all your bases. But does it? We get...

  • Five best pre-production code-names in tech
    Gaming

    Five best pre-production code-names in tech

    By 5 June 2009

    In 2 year's time it's unlikely that the majority of the population will remember that "Project Natal" was the original name for Microsoft's body controller system, as by then it will have launched as the Xbox "Binky", or some such final product name....

  • Apple offers "back to school" promo in UK
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    Apple offers "back to school" promo in UK

    By 5 June 2009

    Apple is offering UK students an incentive to splash out on a new laptop or desktop, with an iPod on offer. "A Mac and an iPod will make student life a little easier and a lot more fun", Apple entices over the deal that's open until 8 September 2009....

  • Apple rumours reach fever pitch ahead of WWDC
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    Apple rumours reach fever pitch ahead of WWDC

    By 5 June 2009

    Unsurprisingly, just a working day away from the opening day of Apple's WWDC event, and Phil Schiler's keynote, Apple-themed rumours have reached fever pitch on the Internet. Most focus on the iPhone, with speculation about a new model to be launched...

  • Teens prefer Sony to Nintendo and Microsoft, claims survey
    Gaming

    Teens prefer Sony to Nintendo and Microsoft, claims survey

    By 4 June 2009

    Sony has triumphed in a survey which asked teens to rate brands in different categories. Apple, Nokia and MySpace scored well, too. The Global Habbo Youth Survey Brand Update 2009, which is a bit of a mouthful, surveyed 112,000 teens across the world...

  • iTunes 8.2 released ahead of iPhone 3.0
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    iTunes 8.2 released ahead of iPhone 3.0

    By 2 June 2009

    Apple has released a new update for its iTunes software as the company readies itself for the launch of the iPhone 3.0 software update. "iTunes 8.2 now supports iPhone or iPod touch with iPhone 3.0 Software Update." The company says on the standard Software...

  • Next-gen iPod nano to get a built-in camera
    Audio

    Next-gen iPod nano to get a built-in camera

    By 27 May 2009

    One source coming up with the news that the next-gen iPod nano is to get a built-in camera can be brushed off, but two make for more interesting reading. Following the news we brought you from insider sources of French site Hardmac, that stated when Apple...

  • iG3 Mobile Power Station recharges your iPod or iPhone
    Phones

    iG3 Mobile Power Station recharges your iPod or iPhone

    By 19 May 2009

    One of the first things that many first-time smartphone users notice is that they only get a day or so out of their phone's battery before having to recharge it. The iPhone is a particular offender, but have no fear, help is on the way in the form of...

  • Apple warns of electric shock from earbuds
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    Apple warns of electric shock from earbuds

    By 19 May 2009

    Apple's just put up a support document on its website detailing how it's possible to get electric shocks from your iPod earbuds, and how best to avoid it. Turns out that to stop yourself getting shocks, you need to stay out of dry or windy environments,...

  • Cygnett announces new earphone lines
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    Cygnett announces new earphone lines

    By 18 May 2009

    MP3 player accessories company Cygnett has just announced the availability of several new pairs of earphones. There's the GrooveRazors, GrooveAtomics, GroovePlatinums and GrooveFusions. None of them cost more than £20. Starting at the beginning of that...

  • Next-gen iPods to get cameras
    Audio

    Next-gen iPods to get cameras

    By 18 May 2009

    Apple's next generation of iPods could get camera functionality like the iPhone, a new report has claimed. The information is said to come from tips from insider sources of French site Hardmac that states when Apple refreshes its iPod touch and iPod nano...

  • VIDEO: Microsoft attacks Apple over iTunes prices
    Audio

    VIDEO: Microsoft attacks Apple over iTunes prices

    By 12 May 2009

    Microsoft's assault against Apple on the pricing front continues, with the latest salvo coming from its Zune division. A recent advert contrasts the price of filling up an iPod with the subscription cost for its Zune Pass service. Microsoft claims that...

  • Apple plans iTunes kiosks in "virtually any location"
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    Apple plans iTunes kiosks in "virtually any location"

    By 7 May 2009

    Apple has patented plans for iTunes kiosks to be found in "virtually any location", reveals AppleInsider. A sort of next-generation wireless point of sale unit, the kiosk would be used by iPod or iPhone owners to load up their device with music and movie...

  • Apple reaches 1 billion apps sold milestone
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    Apple reaches 1 billion apps sold milestone

    By 23 April 2009

    Apple has finally reached 1 billion app downloads from its App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. The milestone was reached at around 10pm GMT, a day after the company posted its best quarter in the company's history. The news means that the company...

  • Apple set to reach 1 billion app milestone
    Phones

    Apple set to reach 1 billion app milestone

    By 23 April 2009

    Apple is set to announce later today that it has sold over 1 billion apps from its App store for iPhone and iPod touch users. According to the counter on the company's website, the iPhone maker is currently just 3 million away from reaching the big number....

  • Roberts iDream DAB iPod clock radio review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Roberts iDream DAB iPod clock radio review

    By 21 April 2009

    You've got your iPod and you need to wake up in the morning. Wouldn't it be good if you could plug your iPod into your alarm clock and then wake up to your favourite tunes? Oh wait, that's what the Roberts iDream promises. But does it live up to the billing?...

  • Survey suggests kids want iPods and nothing else
    Audio

    Survey suggests kids want iPods and nothing else

    By 10 April 2009

    Apple is not only dominating the MP3 player market but it's obliterating the competition according to new research from Piper Jaffray in the US. According to the results of the analysis, the firms 17th bi-annual teen survey show that of the 600 pupils...

  • Radiopaq Sound Jacket to improve your iPod
    Audio

    Radiopaq Sound Jacket to improve your iPod

    By 9 April 2009

    Radiopaq, the internet radio website, has announced it is moving further into the realms of hardware launches with the news that it will be offering two new devices that promise to enhance your current music collection on the go. Designed for those worried...

  • Obama gives the Queen a personalised iPod
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    Obama gives the Queen a personalised iPod

    By 2 April 2009

    Tech-loving American president Barack Obama has given the Queen a high-tech gift as the two met this week at Buckingham Palace. Obama presented Queen Elizabeth with an Apple iPod, personalised with pre-loaded content and an engraved inscription. The now-royal...

  • RothDock wireless iPod dock review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    RothDock wireless iPod dock review

    By 30 March 2009

    iPod docks are everywhere, in your car, on your DVD player, appended to just about every piece of home entertainment equipment. The RothDock wants to keep things simple by giving you the freedom of a wireless dock that you can connect to anything you...

  • Future iProducts revealed in 3.0 SDK
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    Future iProducts revealed in 3.0 SDK

    By 20 March 2009

    Developers "poking around" in the iPhone 3.0 OS SDK have found what's thought to be references to forthcoming products from Apple. Educated guesses from those in the know suggest the references point to new iPhone and iPod touch models, as well as more...

  • GEAR4 announces VideoBuddy
    Audio

    GEAR4 announces VideoBuddy

    By 19 March 2009

    GEAR4 has launched a dongle for linking up your iPod to your TV, the "VideoBuddy", described as a compact, portable AV kit for iPod. The gadget, that's powered by the 'pod, will let users watch video content stored on their iPods on the big screen. When...

  • Apple iPod shuffle (3rd gen) review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Apple iPod shuffle (3rd gen) review

    By 14 March 2009

    Apple has always strived to be The Ultimate in Adjectives, be it the smallest, slickest, largest, and who could forget with the latest touch, funnest. With each previous model of the iPod shuffle, they produced the smallest MP3 player, only to have the...