In a suprise Tuesday announcement Apple released a 1GB version of their popular iPod nano (US$149) that will hold up to 240 songs or 15,000 photos. At the same time Apple dropped the price of the iPod shuffle to US$69 and US$99.
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A Flickr user has posted what looks like an invitation to an Apple "special event" on 22 February at the Moscone Center, but there are problems...
Apple is facing a new class-action lawsuit from a Louisiana man who claims the computer maker has failed to take adequate steps to prevent hearing loss among iPod users.
Many of the commercials that will be run on this weekend's Super Bowl on ABC are available to watch now, if you're into such things. Now you can even watch the expensive commercials on your iPod.
Don't have US$300 to shell out for the new Motorola SLVR iTunes Phone 2.0 that I mentioned yesterday? Then make your own.
The Motorola SLVR L7 is the company's second iTunes mobile phones and it's now available from Cingular for US$199 with a two-year agreement.
I've written a couple of posts about Apple's new naming strategy that began with the new MacBook Pro, announced last month. After a lot of speculation about the naming of the desktop lineup it appears that Apple may have settled on "Mac Pro."
Like most people eagerly waiting for a new notebook to replace my aging PowerBook, I almost fell off my chair when Steve Jobs announced the MacBook Pro at last month's Macworld Expo keynote address in San Francisco.
Apple is having some serious, documented issues with the 15-inch PowerBook G4s that were released in October 2005 (a.k.a "High-Resolution" or "Double-Layer SD") and it appears that they are ignoring them.
I think that it's time to address the elephant in the room: the Apple plasma story that I floated in the run up to Macworld Expo.