iLounge Scoops New 5G iPod Billboard

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Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2005, 12:19
Category: iPod

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iLounge has posted some major scoopage on today’s 5G iPod announcement from Apple. Dennis Lloyd, who’s on site at the California Theatre snapped these photos of the new iPod billboards which clearly show a new full size iPod silhouette with a new, larger display and a headphone jack in the top right of the unit. (Thanks Brad)

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Whacked out 200GB iPod nano

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Date: Monday, October 10th, 2005, 03:46
Category: iPod

You’ve got to check out the 200GB iPod nano. Link after the jump…

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The Apple Core: The last thing Apple needs is a video iPod

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 12:51
Category: iPod

There’s speculation swirling that Apple’s will use their October 12th event to announce a video-enabled iPod. After some thought I can’t think of a worse product for Apple to announce next week. Read more…

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The Apple Core: Video iPod imminent?

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 12:04
Category: iPod

Apple has sent out invitations to media and analysts about a special event they’re throwing on October 12 at 10am PST at the California Theater in San Jose. AppleInsider has posted a copy of the teaser invitation and is speculating that Apple may release an iPod with video capabilities. Read more…

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The Apple Core: How Apple could have avoided the nano fiasco

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Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2005, 19:17
Category: iPod

There’s coverage all over the Web of iPod nano owners complaining about how easily the diminutive new iPod scratches – and I don’t mean scratches like a DJ using a turntable – they haven’t added that feature yet. There’s two simple things that Apple could have done that would have potentially avoided the scratching controversy altogether. Read more…

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PopTunes Wraps Your nano in Color

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Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2005, 11:30
Category: iPod

TuneWear's PopTune nanoRegular readers will remember the cool PopTune overlays for the iPod shuffle that we covered back in July. Well, they’re at it again, this time with a lineup of Poptunes for the iPod nano. PopTunes are a clean removing, wearable wrappers for iPod nano that come in a pack of 12 patterns. PopTunes for nano will be available worldwide tomorrow 04 October for US$19.95 via the TuneWear Web site.

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Where is the iPod Killer?

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Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2005, 03:41
Category: iPod

Pundits have been busy trying to find an iPod Killer. Suspects have included Microsoft’s WMP, Sony’s onslaught of reanimated Walkmen, the cheapskate Yahoo, and an aging Napster cat, now on extended life support. This month, it was music executive Edgar Bronfman Jr.
Takes a look at music executive Edgar Bronfman Jr., who Steve Jobs called ‘greedy’ for wanting to raise prices at the iTunes Music Store in a new article on Roughly Drafted Where is the iPod Killer?

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I Have my iPod nano, Where's Yours?

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Date: Monday, September 26th, 2005, 23:47
Category: iPod

Apple iPod nanoTake out four credit cards from your wallet. Stack them and hold them in your hand. Apple’s iPod nano is about the same weight and half an inch less wide than that stack of cards. Now put three cards back in your wallet and use the remaining card to go buy yourself a nano.
The nano’s introduction should not be misinterpreted as just another iPod in the lineup. It is, in fact, exactly what the iPod should have been in the first place: a flash-based jukebox with a long battery life and stunning color screen. This new iPod is not a smaller version of another iPod, or combination of any other two iPods. The user interface is the same (which has always been iPod’s strength) but that’s it. The differences here are under the skin, most notably with the screen.
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Griffin Ships iFM for iPod

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Date: Tuesday, September 20th, 2005, 13:59
Category: iPod

Griffin Technology iFMGriffin Technology Inc., has announced that the iFM (US$49.99) is now shipping. iFM integrates brings a long-missing feature to the iPod – FM radio tuning with recording and remote control functionality, in a tiny aluminum enclosure.

With the flip of a switch users can now switch seamlessly between controlling their music library and listening to their favorite FM radio programming. Use the iFM as an inline remote to control the iPod’s transport controls, great for workouts, biking or hiking. iFM is also a recording device, with a built in microphone to record voice, or change modes to capture live FM radio directly to the iPod!

iFMs’s radio and remote features work with 3G/4G/Photo/mini models, but it’s recorder features work with 3G/4G/Photo models (no mini). Stay tuned for a review…

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Screaming About iPod nano's Scratchability

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Date: Tuesday, September 20th, 2005, 12:29
Category: iPod

iPod nano Scratching too easily?Slashdot: “The Register reports iPod Nano users have discovered that it is unbelievably easy to scratch the screen, which quickly makes the colour screen all but useless for viewing album art and photos stored on the machine. Apple’s discussion forums are already host to hundreds of threads on this topic.”
Click through to Slashdot for the links and 600+ comments.

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