Apple’s iTunes Match Misses October Launch Deadline

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Today marked the end of the month of October which means that Apple has missed its self imposed deadline for the launch of its iTunes Match service. Originally announced all the way back at WWDC, Apple had made it clear at the iPhone 4S event that the service would be rolling out to the general […]

iPod Nano Gets 16 Watch Faces, Tracks Fitness: Mickey and Minnie Mouse, LED

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Apple unveiled a new update to the iPod Nano today, showing off a few new features that will excite fitness nuts and watch lovers. The new iPod Nano, which is available starting today, has a built in fitness center and includes 16 new watch faces — including micky mouse and minnie mouse. The iPod Nano includes 16 […]

Apple Denied Trademark on Multi-Touch

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Finally. It seems like someone in the patent process has decided to apply some common sense and perspective. Apple had applied for a patent on the term “multi-touch” in 2007 when it released the first iPhone. At the time just about everyone who had been using multi-touch on other devices thought this was an over […]

Next Gen iPod Touch Only Getting Small Upgrade: This Is Not A Tragedy

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By all accounts, the iPhone 5 that’s due to be officially announced in October will have plenty of new features and design elements to entice current owners and draw even more consumers into the Apple fold. The same might not be true for the iPod Touch. According to sources for MacRumors and TechCrunch, the iPod […]

White iPod Touch Coming in October with Very Minor Hardware Changes

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Apple is expected to debut an updated iPod Touch model this Fall alongside the much rumored iPhone 4S and/or iPhone 5 smartphone models. The new iPod Touch, like the iPhone before it, will be made available in white where the front screen bezel would be white. Additionally, according to MacRumors, there will also be some […]

Apple to Introduce iPod Touch 3G This Month?

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A new rumor is circulating that Apple may introduce a new iPod Touch model this month that would add cellular mobile broadband connectivity in addition to WiFi this month. The move would essentially make the 3G iPod Touch a device that’s similar, but smaller, in function to Apple’s iPad with 3G. Though the iPod Touch […]

A Look Back at 10 Years of iProduct Launches on Apple.com

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As Apple fans will likely be lining up for the newest iPhone (and possibly iPad 3) within the next couple of months, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at where it all started. Courtesy of the internet time capsule Wayback Machine, we took a trip back to see just how […]

iOS 5 Reveals Clues About GPS-Enabled 3G iPod Touch?

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Today’s iPod Touch is the lesser sibling of the iPhone, eschewing the more expensive device’s cellular radios and GPS functionality, but iOS 5 reveals clues that the iPod Touch will come with a cellular radio and GPS toggle switches. Rumors of a 3G-enabled iPod Touch without voice capabilities, like the 3G-enabled iPad, have been going […]

Apple Sold 70 iPads and 156 iPhones a Minute in Q3

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Apple announced the company’s third quarter financial results today, and while the profit growth is impressive, the sheer number of iPads and iPhones sold in the last 90 days is simply astounding. Apple sold 20.34 million iPhones last quarter, a 142% growth from just a year ago. Even more impressive is the 183% iPad growth compared […]

Is the iPod About to Kick the Bucket?

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With the iPhone and the iPad becoming Apple’s new bread and butter over the last several years, what is to become of its former child star – the iPod? Last week Christina Bonnington of Wired speculated that the music player line could be on its deathbed. We examine why this could be true – but […]

Locked In and Loving It: How Apple’s Master Plan Paid Off

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Yet another perk for Apple’s using a closed ecosystem is that every purchase users make is a little commitment to their platform. With each iOS user having invested an average of $100 in apps, according to AppleInsider, it’s looking like Apple’s “customer loyalty” is in no danger of falling any time soon. But this “loyalty” […]

Will The Next iPod Touch Have 3G Connectivity?

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According to a report from Dutch blog called AppleSpot.nl, Apple’s next iPod touch might have new antennas and 3G connectivity if and when it arrives at some point in the future. As you may know, the current iPod touch is essentially an iPhone without the phone. It allows you to connect to the App Store […]

iOS 5 Ushers in the End of the iPod Era

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On October 23, 2001, Apple had asked the world to say ‘goodbye to your hardrive’ with the debut of the first iPod, a consumer device that propelled the digital music revolution and made Apple a household name. Almost a full decade later, Apple continues to ask the world to bid adieu to their hardrives, but […]

iPhone to Android Switch Part Two – Playing Media

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When I bought an Android phone my first thought was how good it would be for playing music. I’ve been using iPods for years and my foray into iOS began with the iPod Touch the spring before the iPhone 3GS was released. I assumed that Android would not be as good as iOS for playing […]

Apple Sold 18.65 Million iPhones in Q2 2011

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Apple has released its sales figures for the second quarter of 2011 and the numbers are nothing short of absolutely amazing. In fact, they are record breaking. Apple has announced that it sold a whopping 18.65 million iPhones in Q2 alone. To put that into perspective, Apple sold 14.1 million iPhones in Q4 of 2010. […]

Carbon Fiber iPods to Sync Wirelessly

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There is a prototype of a carbon fiber iPod that is supposed to be able to sync your songs and other media wirelessly, so says the rumor reported at Cult of Mac. The evidence suggests there is something going on with carbon fiber at Apple, but does it have to do with wireless iPod syncing? […]

JBL On Air Wireless AirPlay Speaker Dock Delivers AirPlay Audio for $350

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HARMAN is releasing a new set of AirPlay enabled speakers under the JBL name which allow users to stream audio wirelessly using Apple AirPlay technology. The JBL On Air Wireless AirPlay speaker dock supports wireless streaming and has a dock for charging and playing audio. The JBL On Air Wireless AirPlay speaker dock will give wireless AirPlay […]

New Apple Dock Connector Patent Hints at USB 3.0, Thunderbolt Support

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An Apple patent was recently discovered that reveals a new dock connector providing support for newer, faster transfer speeds through the use of USB 3.0, Display Port, and Thunderbolt technologies. Additionally, the dock connector, though supporting 30 pins, is smaller than what is currently available on the market today for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and […]