If you like seeing Apple products get dissected, then you'll love the 6th generation iPod nano teardown from iFixit. In typical iFixit style, they break out all of the tools in order to crack open the latest Apple device. Not surprisingly, iFixit notes that the insides of the iPod nano is very similar to the insides of the iPod shuffle, which share an almost identical form factor.
With many people lamenting the loss of video viewing capabilities on the new iPod nano, there is some cold comfort to be found in one of the diminutive player's lesser known functions. Buried deep within the confines of the nano's user manual are the details on how the device can be hooked up to a television set so that you can watch any photo slideshows you may have loaded on to it on the big screen.
If sources close to Apple are to believed, the iPod touch may be getting a substantial overhaul with the 2010 model expected next week -- and that an earlier leak of a small touchscreen device seen above may actually be the next iPod nano.
The Japanese government has twisted Apple’s arm, and now Cupertino will be forced to replace first-generation iPod nanos sold in that country which were found to have a potentially serious overheating defect.
A new analyst report claims that Apple could release new products in September. Among the new refreshes are a new iPod touch, new iPod nanos, and two new models of Apple's ultra-portable MacBook Air notebook. There have been multiple rumors surrounding a new iPod touch with a FaceTime camera, complementing Apple's ever changing product lineup.
Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry are demanding a response from Apple Japan on the reports that overheating iPod nanos have caused at least 27 incidents in the country. The Japanese iPod nano owners left the iDevice charging for so long, that the battery pack became too hot and began sparking. There have been six different fires and four people burned as a result of this mishap.