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Topic: iPod

Interest in iPhone high as iPod, iTunes dominate teen market

10/06/2009, 08:10 pm

A majority of teens own an iPod, many use iTunes, and more than one in five intend to purchase an iPhone in the next six months, a new survey has found.

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New standards to limit Apple iPod volume in Europe

09/28/2009, 02:09 pm

Media players like Apple's iPod will be set by default to a new, lower, "safe" volume level in Europe, thanks to a new rule passed by the European Commission Monday.

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Microsoft uses adware model to pay for Zune HD apps

09/17/2009, 05:09 pm

How can new competitors rival Apple's existing library of 75,000 mobile apps and installed base of 50 million users? Microsoft's approach with the Zune HD relies on overt adware, an approach Apple has deliberately avoided.

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New ARM chips offer glimpse of future Apple products

09/17/2009, 10:09 am

Chip designer ARM announced this week new dual core Cortex-A9 processors capable of breaking the 2GHz barrier, perhaps foreshadowing the muscle behind Apple's future mobile devices.

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Review roundup: Zune HD plays catchup to iPod touch

09/17/2009, 08:09 am

Though the new Zune HD portable media player from Microsoft is garnering mostly positive reviews, critics say it's likely too little, too late against Apple's dominant iPod touch.

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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, Microsoft trade places selling iPod touch and Zune HD

09/15/2009, 03:09 pm

Apple makes its money selling hardware while Microsoft's revenues are from software. Yet in the mobile device war heating up between the iPod touch and the Zune HD, Microsoft is focusing on hardware features while Apple is shifting its marketing attention toward the iPod's vast library of third party software, particularly games.

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iPhone predicted to drive Apple stock to $235

09/15/2009, 08:09 am

A new report predicts Apple stock will break past the $200 milestone, riding high on the successful and profitable iPhone, even as the company's other businesses are predicted to lose value.

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From OLED to Tegra: Five Myths of the Zune HD

09/14/2009, 07:09 pm

Just when you thought Microsoft had given up on the Zune as a product and had retreated to referring to it as a nebulous cloud of conceptual features, the company comes out with a new device supporting a mobile-optimized OLED screen, a wildly powerful yet super efficient new multi-core Tegra graphics processor and support for high definition radio. The problem is that none of those things are actually true.

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Apple creates worldwide NAND flash shortage; China Mobile deal

09/14/2009, 09:09 am

Apple's iPhone and iPods use so much NAND flash memory that there is a worldwide dearth of memory chips; and negotiations with China Mobile for the iPhone are ongoing.

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802.11n, space for camera hidden in Apple's new iPod touch

09/12/2009, 01:09 pm

A look inside the latest iPod touch hardware reveals the device has space to fit an iPod nano-style video camera, and also sports a wireless chip that supports 802.11n.

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Review: Apple's fifth-generation iPod nano (2009)

09/12/2009, 12:09 pm

The glossy-finished new fifth-gen iPod nano builds upon last year's tall and slim form factor by adding video recording, FM radio with iPod tagging and Live Pause, VoiceOver navigation, a built-in Nike+ step counter, and a slightly larger and improved 2.2" display, all packed into the same thin aluminum tube.

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First look: iPod nano 09 unboxed

09/11/2009, 05:09 pm

Apple's new iPod Nano sports a larger screen, video recording, a built-in Nike+ pedometer, VoiceOver, and an FM radio with a Tivo-like live pause feature in last year's slim package. Here's what's in the box.

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Apple's mindshare in Asia far outweighs marketshare

09/11/2009, 09:09 am

With just a sliver of phone and computer sales in the world's most populous region, Apple still managed to top all other companies to become the region's most admired in a new ranking.

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Inside Apple's new fifth-gen iPod nano (teardown photos)

09/10/2009, 02:09 pm

Just a day after Apple launched its new iPod nano with camera, the device has been taken apart, revealing a tightly packed design that wastes no space to fit in a plethora of new features.

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iPod touch with camera remains in Apple's pipeline

09/10/2009, 01:09 pm

A rare misstep on Apple's part saw the world's tech darling surprise in an unusual way Wednesday, leaving onlookers scratching their heads at changes -- or lack thereof -- to certain members of the iPod family.

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Nike plans iPod nano-compatible heart rate monitor

09/10/2009, 11:09 am

In addition to a built-in pedometer, the new fifth-generation iPod nano will be compatible with an upcoming Nike-branded heart rate monitor for fitness-minded users, AppleInsider has learned.

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Steve Jobs talks iPod nano with camera, iPod touch without

09/10/2009, 10:09 am

In a new interview, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs discusses a number of issues, including the new lineup of iPods, the Amazon Kindle, and his own health and weight.

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Despite lack of surprises, Apple announcements seen as positive

09/10/2009, 08:09 am

Although Wednesday's iPod announcements were seen as a relative "non-event," analysts are still high on Apple stock, predicting that the hardware maker will continue to perform well in a down economy.

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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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