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Topic: iPod

iPod touch camera rumors resurface with claimed spring release

11/22/2009, 07:11 pm

With great evidence that the latest revision of the iPod touch was intended to include a camera, a new rumor suggests Apple will add the feature to a new model set for release in the first half of 2010.


TomTom to release iPod touch-specific GPS car kit

11/20/2009, 01:11 pm

In conjunction with its newly updated App Store software, TomTom announced it will release a car kit that will bring GPS functionality specifically to the iPod touch.


Apple investigates space-age fitness tracking technology

11/19/2009, 01:11 pm

New patent applications revealed this week show that Apple has investigated technology with advanced physiological sensors for measuring workout activity from inside the user's ear canal.


New apps said to make iPod touch more prominent in Apple stores

11/19/2009, 10:11 am

In addition to the the EasyPay iPod touch application used for checkouts, numerous Apple-created, task-specific applications are allegedly coming to Apple retail employees, AppleInsider has been told.


TomTom app updated to support iPod touch, first-gen iPhone

11/18/2009, 08:11 pm

TomTom has officially released update version 1.2 for its iPhone app, adding support for both the iPod touch and the first-gen iPhone when used in conjunction with its car kit.


Apple's 'illegal' Boston iPod touch billboard disappears

11/10/2009, 09:11 am

A giant iPod touch billboard in Boston that found itself at the center of a political controversy has been removed without explanation.


Doom game creator suggests Apple embarrassed about iPhone gaming

11/06/2009, 08:11 pm

John Carmack, creator of the classic PC game Doom, described working with Apple as a "rollercoaster ride," and suggested that company executives are not happy about the popularity of gaming on the iPhone and iPod touch.


Exclusive look at Apple's new iPod touch-based EasyPay checkout

11/03/2009, 09:11 am

(ifoAppleStore) Within two weeks, Apple stores will begin retiring their current Windows CE-based portable computers and start using a custom-designed and crafted iPod touch to check out customers. AppleInsider has a first look at the new system.


Apple stores upgrading from Windows-based EasyPay to iPod touch

10/28/2009, 04:10 pm

Multiple sources have noted that Apple will be transitioning its retail store EasyPay handheld checkout systems from Windows-based PDA devices to iPod touch hardware for the 2009 holiday season.


Apple's 'illegal' Boston billboard at center of political controversy

10/23/2009, 10:10 am

A giant iPod touch billboard in Boston deemed illegal due to its size and location is at the center of a political controversy involving the city's mayor.


Apple's iPod touch sales up 100% as iPhone units set new record

10/19/2009, 07:10 pm

Apple's Q4 2009 conference call revealed that iPod touch sales were up 100% year over year, despite essentially flat sales of all iPods over the previous two years, and that the company achieved a new record in iPhone sales as well, with 7.4 million units sold in the quarter ending in September 2009.


Apple says cheaper new products in the pipeline

10/19/2009, 05:10 pm

After announcing spectacular Q4 results, Apple's Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer explained to analysts that the company is projecting lower growth in future revenues and profit margins due to cheap new products in the company's pipeline.


Apple ranks among top in social media influence

10/17/2009, 08:10 pm

In an analysis of the world's most valuable brands, Apple ranked among the top companies in generating social media interest on services such as Myspace, Facebook, and Twitter.


Apple criticized over iTunes LP development costs

10/09/2009, 04:10 pm

Critics are lambasting Apple over its new iTunes LP format, charging that the company has priced indies out of the game by charging a production fee of $10,000 to develop the interactive titles. Content authors are likely to view the fees as absurdly low, however.


Microsoft considers extending Zune services to Apple users

10/07/2009, 12:10 pm

Some services currently exclusive to Microsoft's Zune platform, such as subscription music downloads, could be extended to Apple products like the iPod in the future, a new report has suggested.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.