The Apple Core: iPod enhancements withheld from previous hardware

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Date: Thursday, September 14th, 2006, 09:15
Category: The Apple Core

Apple’s new “enhanced fifth-generation” iPod (with video) comes with some pretty interesting new features and I want to take a look at which of them you can expect to work on the previous iPods.
The new iPod e5g comes with several software-based features including searching (pictured) via virtual keyboard, smart scrolling which allows you to scroll through your library at lightning speed, games and a brightness control.
The problem I have is that half of these new software features are available on previous iPods
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


Apple’s new “enhanced fifth-generation” iPod (with video) comes with some pretty interesting new features and I want to take a look at which of them you can expect to work on the previous iPods.
The new iPod e5g comes with several software-based features including searching (pictured) via virtual keyboard, smart scrolling which allows you to scroll through your library at lightning speed, games and a brightness control.
The problem I have is that half of these new software features are available on previous iPods
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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