Fanny packs may have gone the way of mom jeans, but while they were in vogue, they were pretty darn useful. The modern equivalent is the Armpocket Sport 20, a Velcro-strapped pouch that enables you to carry your iPod touch or iPhone and other small items on your arm when you’re working out or just traveling light.
Third-generation iPod touch and 3GS iPhone users, the iPhone OS 4.0
update will apply entirely for your mobile devices, though we're still
unsure if iPod touch users will have to pay the 10$ upgrade fee. Users
that are still holding on to their 3G and Second-gen iPod touches,
however, will get the update sans multitasking, and perhaps a couple of
other features, too. iPad users could be getting the update for free,
but there's currently no official confirmation.
Sure, we know that Apple CEO Steve Jobs usually gets all the credit for the iPod (or at least shares it with designer Jonathan Ive), but one of the guys who really got his hands dirty on the original device has left Apple.
I paid good money a couple of years ago to have an iPod-compatible car stereo installed, but it was worth it. My fifth-gen iPod stays charged all the time, and I don’t have CDs all over my car anymore. But then I got a new iPod nano, and when I connect it to the cable, I can play music, but it won’t charge the iPod. What’s up with that?
reports that Stephen Vale has filed suit against Apple on five
break-of-warranty counts and one claim of unfair competition. Why? He
perspired so heavily that the headphone inline controller shorted out.
reported today that NAND flash memory manufacturers have been caught in a
tight situation. Apple may be moving to secure long-term supply
contracts to ensure they have all they need for iPods, iPhones, and
CNN Money and Fortune Brainstorm Tech reported that a new analysis from Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster continued to advise clients to invest in Apple. He pointed to Mac and iPod sales as reasons for optimism.
If you think the lukewarm reception to Apple’s new iPad is the exception, think again: The company has a long history of questionable first impressions dating back to the original Macintosh over 25 years ago.