Video iPod imminent?
Apple has sent out invitations to media and analysts about a special event they're throwing on October 12 at 10am PST at the California Theater in San Jose. AppleInsider has posted a copy of the teaser invitation and is speculating that Apple may release an iPod with video capabilities.
PowerBook nano to the rescue
I'm a little afraid that Apple may be putting all their eggs in the iPod basket. It seems that new iPods come out every six to nine months while the venerable PowerBook lineup hasn't been refreshed since January and its form factor hasn't changed since 2003. It almost seems like Apple re-org'd all their engineers into the iPod group.
How Apple could have avoided the nano fiasco
There's coverage all over the Web of iPod nano owners complaining about how easily the diminutive new iPod scratches - and I don't mean scratches like a DJ using a turntable - they haven't added that feature yet. There's two simple things that Apple could have done that would have potentially avoided the scratching controversy altogether.