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Tag: Itunes

Polk Audio I-Sonic Es2 Itunes Integrated HD Radio

Polk Audio I-Sonic Es2 Itunes Integrated HD Radio
The I-Sonic Entertainment System 2 is the latest iPod docking stereo from Polk Audio. The system offers room-filling sound and an HD Radio receiver with a special iTunes track purchase feature. Using a technology called “iTunes Tagging”, you can flag songs that you’ve heard on HD Radio broadcasts and queue them up for purchase via the iTunes store.

New Ipods, Wireless Itunes, iPhone Price Cut, Oh My

New Ipods, Wireless Itunes, iPhone Price Cut, Oh My
Well, Apple’s big media event just wrapped up a few minutes ago. There was a ton of new stuff revealed (although not many surprises). Here’s a quick summary of what Steve Jobs showed off during the morning’s festivities.

Apple 9/5 Event to have Madonna Connection?

Apple 9/5 Event to have Madonna Connection?
There’s been all sorts of buzz and speculation going on about what iPods and iTunes news will emerge at Apple’s big dog and pony show tomorrow, but one odd tidbit popped up onto my radar screen today that I was a bit surprised by.

IPod and Itunes to Go Wireless Soon?

IPod and Itunes to Go Wireless Soon?
The news of Apple’s upcoming September 5th press event has the world abuzz with rumors and speculation of what new goodies will be coming from the iPod folks. MacDailyNews claims that a reliable (single) source says that new iPods will be including Wi-Fi capabilities, and that Apple could possibly roll out their oft-rumored wireless iTunes store.

IPhone Recognizes Speech Courtesy of Voicesignal

IPhone Recognizes Speech Courtesy of Voicesignal
The engineers over at VoiceSignal have put together a prototype voice recognition application for the iPhone that makes it capable what I’ve been dreaming that Apple would add to its iPods for years. The demo application, called “VTunes” shows off voice-based selection of songs.

iPhone Review: Initial Impressions

iPhone Review: Initial Impressions
Well, now that I’ve had about a day to try out my new iPhone, I’m ready to give you guys my initial impressions. First off, my purchasing experience was surprisingly painless. I arrived around 5:20pm on launch day at the AT&T store that’s by Harlem and Irving Park Avenues, just Northwest of Chicago.

Apple iPhone Release Date Confirmed

Apple iPhone Release Date Confirmed
Apple today released a series of television advertisements which reveal the official release date for the highly-anticipated iPhone mobile media powerhouse. The ads confirm a release date of June 29, 2007, keeping Apple’s original promise of a June launch.

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.

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.

Apple to Offer Fairplay Drm Licensing?

Apple to Offer Fairplay Drm Licensing?
Up until now, its been nearly impossible to (legally) use your purchased iTunes music and videos on anything other than Apple’s own gear. According to a post on Tech.co.uk, this may be about to change soon.

Apple’s Big News Day: Games, Movies, New iPods, New iTunes, Set Top Box

Apple’s Big News Day: Games, Movies, New iPods, New iTunes, Set Top Box
At today’s “It’s Showtime” event, Steve Jobs showed off a bunch of new iPod and iTunes features and products. Here’s the skinny on all the new stuff: Games for the iPod: To initially include: Bejeweled, Cubis 2, Mahjong, Mini golf, Pac-Man, Tetris, Texas Hold ‘Em, Vortex, and Zuma $4 per game from the iTunes store New iPod models: iPod Video 30gb – $249 iPod Video 80gb – $349 75% improvement to battery life and 60% brighter display with brightness control iPod Nano 8gb – $249 (various colors) iPod Nano 4gb – $199 (various colors, no black) iPod Nano 2gb – $149 (silver only) New colors, case design and up to 24 hour battery life for Nanos iPod Shuffle 1gb – $79 (smaller than ever, metal case instead of plastic, super tiny!)

Itunes Movie Store Getting Ready for Launch?

Itunes Movie Store Getting Ready for Launch?
The Apple iTunes music store is offline this morning, presumably as they get ready to go live with a new store featuring full movie downloads. It’s likely that the store will primarily feature movies only from Disney (including Walt Disney Pictures, Miramax, Pixar and Touchstone,) with some question about what studios will come on board in future.

Logitech Wireless Music System With Remote Navigation

Logitech Wireless Music System With Remote Navigation
Logitech has revealed their new Wireless DJ Music System. The compact system is designed to allow you to stream digital music from your PC to your stereo with the unique addition of a wireless remote control navigation system with a familiar click wheel control scheme.