Categories: iPod

Sony Walkman X: Hands-On Video

Posted by: Douglas MacMillan on May 13

Sony introduced its first Walkman cassette player in 1979, and the world changed. People began walking city streets and riding buses sporting big, bombastic headphones and enjoying a personal, portable…

Liveblogging Steve Jobs’ Keynote: New $199 3G iPhone

Posted by: Rob Hof on June 09

Wireless gods permitting, I’ll be liveblogging Steve Jobs’ keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference from Moscone Center in San Francisco, along with about a gazillion other press. It begins shortly,…

100 Million iPods Sold, But How Many Are Still in Use?

Posted by: Rob Hof on April 09

Like everyone else, I’m impressed that Apple has sold 100 million iPods. It’s incredible, really, and a testament to how well Apple has designed and marketed them. I do wonder,…

Amazon Unboxes Digital Video Service

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 07

After watching all day for the rumored debut of Amazon Unbox, the online retailer’s much-anticipated digital video download and rental service, I see from a tip on on Alan…

Samsung Takes on Apple’s iPod (again)

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on September 01

Introducing the K5. All I can say is, It’s about time Samsung! After years of trying, the South Korean giant has finally come up with a truly drool-worthy competitor to…

Movie Downloads Coming on iTunes

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 01

… starting in mid-September, says my colleague Ron Grover. It appears that Wal-Mart is not happy about the pricing: $14.99 for new DVDs and $9.99 for older ones, compared with…

Amazon Music: Is It Really About the Music?

Posted by: Rob Hof on February 17

Much of the blogosphere is in a dither over why Amazon.com is bothering to join the appallingly unprofitable online music business—late, to boot. I don’t doubt that for the long…

Will the Trustbusters Go After Apple?

Posted by: Rob Hof on December 27

In the wake of Eliot Spitzer investigating digital music pricing, David Berlind at Between the Lines wonders if Apple’s an even more obvious target: At what point does Apple’s DRM…

iPod: A Way to Meet Other Singles?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on December 13

Could your iPod improve your dating life? Quite possibly. iPod jacking and iPod dating sites are gaining momentum.

“I Want My Video iPod”

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 07

Steve Jobs, listen up: A panel of teens at Web 2.0 is asked if they would want a video iPod. “That would be awesome,” says Sean Spediacci. “That would be…

Quick and Easy Polish for iPod Nano Obsessives

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 28

This won’t fixed cracked screens, but a $4 can of Brasso apparently does wonders on those scratches vexing iPod Nano owners, according to intrepid blogger Todd Dailey. Via tech.memeorandum….

The Same Old Song

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 10

After hearing StreamCast Networks, makers of the file-sharing software Morpheus, and a couple of record labels go at it for the Nth time at the Music 2.0 conference yesterday, I…

So Much for That iPod Slowdown

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 13

Apparently, people still can’t get enough of Apple’s music players, judging from today’s earnings report. The company shipped a million more iPods than skeptical analysts expected. Maybe they should put…

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