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Topic: iPod

Cook blames death of iPod classic on parts availability, no replacement planned

10/28/2014, 12:10 am

During his panel at the WSJD live conference on Monday, Apple chief Tim Cook explained the reasoning behind the discontinuation of the iPod classic, which remained largely unchanged for six years until last month.

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Apple finally kills off iPod classic after 13 years of service

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

Not mentioned during today's announcements, Apple has quietly removed the venerable iPod classic from its mobile music player lineup, paring down the company's offerings to the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle.

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Review: Parrot Asteroid Smart in-dash head unit with navigation and app support

07/05/2014, 02:07 pm

Google launched the Open Automotive Alliance in January to put Android in your dashboard to control your phone, just like Apple announced CarPlay as a system to control your iOS device. Parrot's Asteroid Smart doesn't participate in either of these programs, but goes their own way instead.

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Apple's new $199 iPod touch now available in the UK, other countries as global rollout continues

07/01/2014, 09:07 am

Consumers throughout Europe, Asia, and South America can now get their hands on Apple's revamped 16-gigabyte iPod touch, as the colorful media player has launched in a number of new countries just five days after its debut in the U.S.

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Teardown of new $199 16GB iPod touch finds same design & parts as 32GB & 64GB models

06/27/2014, 10:06 am

Apple's refresh of the 16-gigabyte iPod touch this week brings the newly price $199 media player in line with its larger-capacity brethren, including the same internal design and an identical rear facing iSight camera, a teardown of the device has revealed.

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Apple launches $199 16GB iPod touch with rear camera in 6 colors, slashes prices on 32GB & 64GB models

06/26/2014, 08:06 am

Apple's entry-level 16-gigabyte iPod touch received an update on Thursday, dropping the price to $199 while adding a rear iSight camera and expanding its color options to six. Apple also slashed prices on the 32- and 64-gigabyte variants, now priced respectively at $249 and $299.

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Apple, Inc. and the pursuit of affordable luxury electronics

04/19/2014, 05:04 pm

In an industry captivated by cheap commodity components, Apple's ability to command healthy profit margins for "magical," premium priced products designed to delight users--rather than just solve basic problems in a cost effective way--has confounded analysts and pundits for the better part of 40 years. It appears Apple will continue to introduce upscale new products in 2014, rather than following the industry into a race to the bottom in pricing.

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Apple lowers MFi & Lightning licensing fees, paving way for more affordable iOS accessories

02/07/2014, 07:02 am

Apple last month again pared back the fees it charges third-parties and accessory makers who wish to manufacture official (MFi) electronic accessories, AirPlay audio accessories, and game controllers that connect to its iPods, iPhones, and iPads.

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Review: Underwater Audio's waterproof iPod shuffle

01/21/2014, 01:01 am

Underwater Audio's special -- and expensive -- iPod shuffle treatment lets users listen to their tunes while swimming without the need for bulky cases or waterproof bags.

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Apple's iPod continues to lead an ever-shrinking market of portable media players

12/19/2013, 08:12 am

For the dwindling segment of consumers who are either not interested in having an app ecosystem on their music player or for whom raw capacity is the paramount concern, the iPod remains the overwhelming favorite, according to new data provided to AppleInsider.

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Twelve years ago today Apple began selling iPod

11/10/2013, 03:11 pm

On Saturday November 10, 2001, Apple began selling iPod, a new product the company described as "a breakthrough MP3 music player that packs up to 1,000 CD-quality songs into an ultra-portable, 6.5 ounce design that fits in your pocket."

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Apple's new 'space gray' color option shown off in iPod nano video

09/13/2013, 05:09 am

A video uploaded to the Web on Friday highlights Apple's latest iPod nano in "space gray," the hue that will replace the iPhone 5's "slate" color option for the forthcoming iPhone 5s.

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The iPhone Patent Wars: Early patent skirmishes of Apple, Inc., in pictures

08/09/2013, 08:08 am

The iPhone Patent Wars have now been raging for nearly four years, not in the competitive market for smartphone sales, but rather in contentions over intellectual property, expressed in the government-enforced monopolies over inventions known as patents.

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Flex cable claimed to be from Apple's 6th-gen iPod touch hints at 2013 update

08/01/2013, 01:08 pm

While little has been said of a potential update to Apple's iPod touch media player this fall, a new component claimed to be from a sixth-generation model suggests a refresh could be in the works.

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Teardown of Apple's new 16GB iPod touch finds few changes from other 5th-gen models

06/01/2013, 01:06 pm

A peek inside Apple's updated 16-gigabyte iPod touch has discovered that the spaces where the camera and wrist strap loop are located in other models have simply been left empty.

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Video offers glimpse at Apple's revamped 16GB iPod touch

05/31/2013, 07:05 am

After a surprise launch of a new entry-level iPod touch, Apple's latest 16-gigabyte model is now out in the wild, and was captured on video by one of the first buyers.

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Apple's iPod touch reaches 100 million sales milestone

05/30/2013, 10:05 am

Apple on Thursday revealed that its iPod touch portable media player has reached sales of 100 million units since it first came to the market in late 2007.

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Apple unveils new 16GB iPod touch model without iSight, priced at $229

05/30/2013, 04:05 am

Apple on Wednesday added a new iPod touch model to its lineup of iOS devices, with the $229 camera- and wrist-strap-less version being sold as a stripped-down iteration of the company's high-end media player.

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Apple's online store now offering refurbed 7th Generation iPod Nanos, cheaper refurbed iPads

04/23/2013, 03:04 pm

Customers interested in saving a bit on an iPod nano or iPad are in luck, as Apple's online store has begun offering refurbished models of both devices at a significant discount.

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Apple Online Store now offering refurbished 5th-gen iPod touch for $240

04/15/2013, 04:04 pm

Apple on Monday added the fifth-generation iPod touch to the "special deals" section of the company's online storefront, offering $50 savings on refurbished 32GB and 64GB units.

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