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Tag: Ipod

History of Music Players

History of Music Players
With just about every device from cell phones to watches embedding portable media players these days, I thought it might be fun (and maybe a little bit educational) to take a walk down memory lane and examine the evolution the portability of music and media over the last 50-odd years.

Free Itunes With Zune Purchase. Huh? Wha?

Free Itunes With Zune Purchase. Huh? Wha?
Whoops! CompUSA made a bit of a blunder this week when it advertised a free $15 iTunes gift card with the purchase of any Microsoft Zune 30GB Music Player. Now if you could only figure out a way to get those DRM locked tunes from iTunes to the Zune, you’d be all set.

Powerbug: iPod Shuffle Charging Made Easy

Powerbug: iPod Shuffle Charging Made Easy
Now that you’ve picked up your brightly colored new iPod Shuffle, maybe you’d like a way to keep it charged when you’re not near your computer. The DLO Powerbug is a compact wall charger that connects to your iPod Shuffle and provides charging any place you have an outlet.

IPod 2g Shuffle Now in Color

IPod 2g Shuffle Now in Color
Apple today introduced an update to the 2nd-generation iPod Shuffle line by releasing it in four new colors, adding metallic pink, green, blue and orange to the already available silver model. Like the earlier silver model, the new iPod Shuffles feature 1GB of flash memory (holding about 240 tracks,) a super compact design and a built-in clip to attach it just about anywhere.

Sansa Express: One-Ups the iPod Shuffle

Sansa Express: One-Ups the iPod Shuffle
SanDisk’s latest entry into the budget MP3 player market looks like it could be a winner. It features a compact design that plugs directly into your USB port, and outdoes Apple’s tiny iPod Shuffle on a number of fronts.

Nike Speed+ Watch Details Leaked

Nike Speed+ Watch Details Leaked
Apparently, Nike is getting ready to release a new digital watch that can record and upload data from their Nike+ shoe sensors without the use of an iPod. The new watch, called the Nike Speed+ appeared for just a few minutes on Nike’s European website before vanishing.

Snl + Apple Parody Commercials

Snl + Apple Parody Commercials
Yesterday, Saturday Night Live did a not-so-funny parody of Apple’s iPhone announcement during their Weekend Update segment. But that made me think about a couple of times in the past when SNL was a little more on the mark with their Apple parodies… McIntosh Junior: The Power To Crush the Other Kids McIntosh Post-It Notes New iPod Introductions by Steve Jobs Enjoy.

Griffin Evolve: Wireless iPod Speaker System

Griffin Evolve: Wireless iPod Speaker System
Griffin’s latest entry into the iPod accessory fray offers a unique spin on the amplified speaker/dock combos that have popped up all over the place over the last few years – wireless speakers. The Griffin Evolve Wireless Sound System features an innovative docking station which not only charges your iPod, it charges two wireless cube speakers.

Apple Macworld 2007: Apple Tv and iPhone Announced

Apple Macworld 2007: Apple Tv and iPhone Announced
Today is a big day for Apple enthusiasts, with speculation at an all time high for new hardware from the darlings of Silicon Valley. Rumors have been flying around for some time ranging from the iPhone, to the iTV, to new touch screen iPods, to a truly portable Mac.

Ilive Virtual Surround Sound System With iPod Dock

Ilive Virtual Surround Sound System With iPod Dock
In the market for a complete home theater setup without a lot of clutter? The iLive iHTD8817DT DVD Virtual Surround Sound Speaker Bar (now that’s a mouthful,) is a complete home theater in one piece of hardware.

Belkin Tunestudio: iPod Recording Studio

Belkin Tunestudio: iPod Recording Studio
Belkin has introduced a new gadget which should be a godsend for musicians on a budget. The Belkin TuneStudion is a four-channel mixing board which features a dock for 5G iPods. The system records directly from the mixing board into the iPod at CD-quality.

Could a 100gb iPod be in the Works?

Could a 100gb iPod be in the Works?
Today Toshiba announced a compact 1.8″ hard disk drive, which would enable media players and other portable devices to store up to 100GB of data. The new Toshiba MK1011GAH is just the right size to fit in an iPod, measuring in at 54x71x8mm and weighing just 59g.

Tuneview for iPod: Heavy Duty Remote Control

Tuneview for iPod: Heavy Duty Remote Control
There have been a variety of devices released which let you remotely control your iPod when docked, but never one that’s this full featured. In addition to the typical volume and track controls, Keyspan’s new TuneView for iPod (model TVI-200C) features a full color LCD display of your iPod’s playlists, so you can really control your iPod as if it were right in front of you.

Xtrememac Luna: iPod Alarm Clock Radio

Xtrememac Luna: iPod Alarm Clock Radio
On the surface, the upcoming Luna from XtremeMac just looks like another pretty iPod dock. Under the hood, it’s going to offer a bit more. Sure, the Luna IS an iPod dock with built-in amplified stereo speakers, but it’s also a highly configurable alarm clock too.

Speed Up iPod and Psp Video Encoding

Speed Up iPod and Psp Video Encoding
If you’re frustrated with how long it takes to convert your videos into a format that can be played back on your portable device, this new device promises to significantly reduce the time required to encode videos into the popular H.264/.mp4

See Your iPod’s Innards

See Your iPod’s Innards
Looking for a way to spiff up your iPod? iPod mod company, iPodMods has introduced their new iVue Crystal case mod which lets you see the inner guts of your iPod, while still offering protection from normal use.