Even if you've ordered one already, you can still sneak a peek at these shots of iLounge's unboxing of the new fourth-generation iPod shuffle. The box includes a short USB cord, the standard Apple sticker (we like to put them on our coffee tumblers), a pair of Apple's signature white earbuds, and the iPod shuffle itself!
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.
One of the big reasons we didn’t have a gadget-crush on the third-gen
iPod shuffle (3 out of 5 stars, Jun/09) is its reliance on Apple’s
earbuds to control the device. Without any buttons on the shuffle’s
chassis, the inline remote on the included ’buds is the only way to
navigate tracks, play, pause, or make volume adjustments. But now
Scosche’s tapSTICK aims to improve your shuffle experience by adding
back the third-gen shuffle’s missing buttons.
After being dragged over the coals by the Mac community, we talk about Roger Kay's side of the story. Yeah, he didn't do much to make us like him any more. Steve is still in charge, as if Steve would have it any other way and the innards of the new iPod shuffle.