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Topic: iPod classic

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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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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iPod classic, iPod shuffle live on in Apple's holiday lineup

10/04/2011, 04:10 pm

Despite rumors that the iPod classic and iPod shuffle would be discontinued, Apple revealed on Tuesday that the two media players will remain available for sale.

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Apple removes click-wheel games from iTunes as iPod classic lives its last days

09/30/2011, 08:09 am

As Apple is rumored to discontinue its aging hard-drive-based iPod classic, the company has removed a section from the iTunes Store devoted to click-wheel games.

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Rumor: Apple may discontinue iPod shuffle, classic this year

09/27/2011, 09:09 pm

Reports continue to surface that Apple will discontinue the iPod classic after an impressive 10-year run, while the iPod shuffle is also expected to get the ax as the company moves toward a multi-touch lineup for its iconic portable media players.

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Apple's iPod classic 5th most popular media player in 2010, unlikely to go away

02/09/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's black 160GB iPod classic was the fifth best selling media player in the U.S. for all of 2010, suggesting that the hard drive-based device won't be exiting the company's product lineup in the near future.

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Low inventory, new drives raise questions on future of Apple's iPod classic

02/08/2011, 12:02 pm

Availability of Apple's only remaining hard drive-based portable media player, the 160GB iPod classic, has run low at some stores, as Toshiba has begun sales of a new 1.8-inch hard drive with a 220GB maximum capacity.

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Black Friday iOS devices: Apple TV for $79.99, 8GB iPod touches for $199.99

11/26/2010, 04:11 am

For iOS devices, Apple's Black Friday sale remains the place to turn for some of the most material discounts with a few exceptions, such as $79.99 Apple TVs and $199 8GB iPod touches promoted elsewhere. [Update: the Apple TV deal has sold out]

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Apple's iPod classic survives another year, but sees no changes

09/01/2010, 03:09 pm

Though it went unmentioned at Apple's media event, the iconic iPod classic remains available from Apple at the same $249 price point for 160GB of storage.

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Third Nokia lawsuit accuses Apple of multiple patent violations

01/04/2010, 11:01 am

Nokia has filed a another lawsuit against Apple, with a new federal complaint that alleges the Cupertino, Calif., company has infringed on several "implementation patents," the same cited in an ITC suit filed last week.

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Apple said to be looking into reported iTunes 9 iPod sync issues

12/11/2009, 09:12 am

After various claims of iTunes 9 sync causing crashes and other issues with some iPods, Apple is reportedly looking into the matter for a potential fix.

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Users report iPod classic issues after iTunes 9 update

09/16/2009, 03:09 pm

Numerous iPod classic users have reported problems with the latest update to iTunes, released last week, with claims of crashes when attempting to sync the media player.

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Apple ups iPod classic to 160GB; shuffle sports headphone options

09/09/2009, 02:09 pm

Rumors of the demise of the iPod classic were greatly exaggerated, and Apple's new iPod shuffle has gained compatibility with more third-party headphones.

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Sources reveal part of Apple's new iPod lineup with part numbers

09/09/2009, 11:09 am

Just hours before Apple is set to announce its new lineup of iPods, people familiar with the matter have revealed to AppleInsider part of the alleged product refresh, complete with purported model numbers.

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Apple adjusts iPod touch, nano, classic prices ahead of event [u]

09/09/2009, 07:09 am

Before it took its online store down Wednesday, Apple lowered the prices of many of its iPod offerings, with the 32GB iPod touch seeing the largest price drop, from $399 to $279.

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Last-minute iPod rumors reaffirm cameras for touch, nano

09/08/2009, 08:09 pm

Though Apple is especially tight-lipped for its annual iPod event set for Wednesday, John Gruber has shared what little he has been told will be unveiled by the hardware maker in just hours.

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Technical issues could delay iPod camera upgrade [u]

09/07/2009, 03:09 pm

Just days before Apple is expected to unveil its new line of iPods, multiple reports are suggesting that some of the widely anticipated camera-equipped media players could be delayed due to technical difficulties. [Updated with info from Hardmac.]

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Possible Sept. 9 Apple TV refresh report rebuffed

09/02/2009, 04:09 pm

Disputing a prediction that an upgraded Apple TV could make an appearance at next week's media-centric product unveiling, a new report states that the event will stay true to its tagline: "Only rock and roll."

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Microsoft discontinues hard drives, "squircle" from Zune lineup

09/02/2009, 03:09 pm

With the impending launch of Microsoft's iPod touch competitor, the Zune HD, the Redmond, Wash., company will discontinue its previous offerings, which included high-capacity hard drive players and the "squircle" input method.

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