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Topic: iPod

Apple roadmap hints at white iPod touch but few changes in 2011

07/22/2011, 03:07 am

An update next month to Apple's flagship digital media player may outfit the device in an additional color but may otherwise represent a rather modest refresh when compared to years past, AppleInsider has been told.

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MacBook Air shipments strong; Apple eyes InterDigital; Patent group sues again

07/21/2011, 02:07 am

Shipments of Apple's just-released MacBook Air will "remain strong" throughout this summer, possibly topping 1.5 million units, according to industry sources. Meanwhile, Apple is reportedly weighing a bid to purchase InterDigital for its wireless technology patents. Also, a patent licensing group that won $8 million from Apple is now suing for additional royalties, this time from the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple ordered to pay $8M in damages over iPod playlist patent suit

07/09/2011, 02:07 am

A federal jury has decided against Apple in a patent infringement suit accusing Apple of violating two patents related to downloadable playlists for iPods.

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Inside iOS 5: New lock screen notifications, receding iMessage keyboard

06/25/2011, 01:06 pm

The second beta of Apple's iOS 5.0 mobile operating system began making its way to developers on Friday, revealing cosmetic changes to certain lock-screen notifications, a slide away keyboard in iMessage, and other tweaks.

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Apple's second beta of iOS 5.0 enables wireless sync with iTunes 10.5 beta 2 [u]

06/24/2011, 06:06 pm

Apple on Friday released the second private beta of iOS 5.0 which enables wireless syncing of iOS devices to a new beta of iTunes 10.5.

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References to unannounced iPod touch found in Apple's iOS 5 beta

06/24/2011, 10:06 am

References to an unreleased version of Apple's iPod touch have turned up in code strings found inside the company's first beta of iOS 5.0, though the discovery may raise more questions than answers.

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Apple planning for new MacBook Airs in July, A6 processor in 2012, and 15M iPhone 5s

06/24/2011, 08:06 am

Apple's component suppliers have begun taking the necessary steps to begin volume production of new MacBook Airs next month as rumors swirl over which firm will secure a deal to manufacture the company's next-generation mobile processor, dubbed the A6.

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iOS 5 contains hints of world 3G third-gen iPad

06/07/2011, 08:06 pm

The developer build of Apple's iOS 5 hints at just two next-generation iPad devices, possibly suggesting that Apple plans to release a world 3G version of the iPad 3.

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Inside Apple's move to open up SMS-style messaging to non-mobile clients

06/07/2011, 06:06 pm

Apple unveiled a new iMessaging app that brings SMS-style messaging to iOS devices that lack a mobile data connection, such as WiFi-only iPads and the iPod touch. The technology behind the software presents several advantages for mobile devices over offerings from rival Google and Microsoft, and is also likely to soon find its way to iChat on Mac.

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Sony's next-gen PlayStation Vita priced to compete with Apple's iPod touch

06/07/2011, 03:06 am

During a keynote at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Sony confirmed its next-generation gaming device, formally named the PlayStation Vita, will cost $250 when it arrives in the U.S. later this year.

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Apple devs get iTunes 10.5 beta, Apple TV 2 beta, Xcode 4.2 Preview and Lion Preview 4

06/06/2011, 06:06 pm

In releasing several pieces of pre-release software -- iTunes 10.5, Apple TV 2 beta, Xcode 4.2 Preview and Lion Preview 4 -- to its developer community, Apple on Monday warned testers of its new iOS 5.0 software that any devices updated to the beta cannot be reverted or downgraded to previous versions.

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Apple clamping down on free iPad, iPhone promotions

06/02/2011, 12:06 am

Apple has been more strictly enforcing its guidelines for promotions, which forbid the use of the iPad, iPhone or an iPhone gift card, according to a new report.

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ITC agrees to partial review of Nokia case against Apple

05/26/2011, 10:05 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Thursday that it will conduct a review of two of Nokia's patents in an infringement case against Apple, while dropping the remaining three from the investigation.

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Tough 2010 comparisons cause 'soft' 9% Mac sales growth for Apple in April

05/16/2011, 03:05 pm

Mac sales a year ago were exceptionally strong, making Apple's year-over-year sales increase in April 2011 a "soft" 9 percent.

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Photo shows alleged 7th-gen Apple iPod nano with 1.3MP camera, no clip

05/10/2011, 01:05 pm

Yet another piece of evidence shows that the next iPod nano will retain its same small form factor and multi-touch screen, but add a camera to the rear side of the diminutive device and strangely ditch the built-in clip.

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Apple Store visitor figures show iPhone, iPad and Mac 'on a roll' - report

05/04/2011, 03:05 am

As Apple's retail store initiative is set to turn 10 years old later this month, revenue at the company's brick and mortar stores continues to soar as visitors flock to Apple Stores to try out the iPad.

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After Q2 decline, Apple's iPad shipments expected to double in Q3 fiscal 2011

04/20/2011, 11:04 pm

Apple is believed to be ramping up shipments of the iPad 2, especially the white model, to reach 100 percent sequential growth in the company's third quarter of fiscal 2011, according to one analyst.

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JP Morgan: Apple's 2Q 2011 revenue estimate raised to $24.42 billion

04/15/2011, 02:04 am

Ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings call on Apr. 20, investment bank J.P. Morgan has raised its projections of Apple's earnings through 2012 in expectation of continued growth from the iPhone and iPad.

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Cisco kills its Apple competitors Flip, Eos, Umi to focus on networking

04/12/2011, 07:04 pm

Cisco announced plans get out of the consumer business apart from its Linksys networking products, killing its Flip handheld camcorders, Eos social media platform and Umi consumer video conferencing device.

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Apple hiring away PR execs from Nintendo, Activision - rumor

04/09/2011, 12:04 am

Reports have emerged that Apple has poached two PR executives from gaming giants Nintendo and Activision in a continued push to establish iOS as a dominant gaming platform.

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