Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs announces the new iPod nano in a keynote address at an event in San Francisco.
Remembering how Steve Jobs's innovation changed the way we cover music
Remember the iPod Nano and iPod Touch? They'll be getting some feature and style upgrades, as well as some price-slashing, in the near future.
While Apple is setting records with its iPad and iPhone, the iPod is sinking fast.
Patdowns and pasties...something new to wear to the airport. CNN's Jeanne Moos says griping over groping can be racy.
Mobile-connected holiday travelers worried about being groped during airport security screenings can now at least hold out hope for a "Touch" of a more pleasant nature.
Want to upgrade to a better iPod without shelling out too much cash? Toys "R" Us will offer customers up to $100 for each old iPod that they bring into stores, the company said Thursday.
The iPod helped Apple rise from the dead in the last decade. But the iPod Classic, the device that jump-started that resurrection, didn't get so much as a mention from Steve Jobs at Apple's iPod event on Wednesday.
A reworked line of iPods and a new, drastically cheaper, version of Apple TV are on the way.
When it comes to sun energy, the focus is often on solar power plants or rooftop panels. But there's an increasing number of snazzy portable products that also draw juice from our nearest star -- things we can carry, wear or set on our desks.
She names all the Brady kids, dishes on her iPod playlist and more as she answers "10 Questions at 10" on The Jay Leno Show
Photojournalist John Torigoe introduces us to a man who turns old into new - including an iPod crafted from an old jukebox.
Most people with pacemakers or implanted defibrillators enjoy their iPods or other MP3 players just as much as anyone else, but a new study suggests they should be cautious about where they store the headphones.
SanDisk CEO Eli Harari once plotted to dethrone the iPod with a series of "iDon't" ads a marketing campaign that cast Apple iPod users as fad-driven sheep, and promoted his company's Sansa media players as the smart alternative.
Like many consumers, John Mayberry was looking to upgrade his iPod. The IT technician had 50,000 songs stored on his computer, but his 60-gigabyte iPod maxed out at 12,000 songs. And Apple wasn't helping. Last year the company discontinued its largest iPod, a 160GB model, citing concerns about its design. Currently the largest iPod that Mayberry can buy is 120GB - or half the size of his music library.
Even if you're not going to Fiji or the Maldives, accidentally ending up in a popular honeymooning spot while not actually on your honeymoon is easier than you think, especially with the abundance of all-inclusive deals online.
Logitech's line of Pure-Fi iPod speaker docks has swelled to seven, so you could be forgiven for mixing them up. The latest entry--the Pure-Fi Anytime--is basically a cheaper entry-level version of the Pure-Fi Dream.
Soundcast Systems focuses its efforts on a very limited line of wireless audio products and it shows: the company consistently earns praise for its top-notch wireless sound quality.
A 14-year-old school boy in eastern India has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a younger student who refused to hand over her iPod, police said Tuesday
Sonos has been around since 2005, when the small company introduced its first multiroom digital music system to glowing reviews (including a CNET.com Editors' Choice Award).
It was easy to scoff two years ago when word leaked out that Amazon was launching its own digital music service. The Seattle-based online retailer wasn't just mulling an iTunes-like download store - it was supposedly drawing up plans for a branded iPod-like device.
Expert Brian Fligor discusses the damage from personal audio devices and how to prevent it
Colorful earbuds have become increasingly popular with headphone manufacturers, possibly because of consumer demand for something a bit more stylish than plain white or black.
Carlos Olivero is escorted off the plane in Atlanta after refusing to stow his iPod
No one knows better than the police which tricks criminals are using to prey on unsuspecting tourists.
JBL Audio has been churning out iPod speakers since the first ones hit the market years ago, and this experience shows.
Fighting boredom in the skies is big business.
If your electronic junk has been piling up, Earth Day is the ideal time to get rid of unwanted items in an environmentally friendly way. Here are tips on how to recycle everything from your computer to your iPod.
Federal employees charged millions of dollars to government credit or debit cards, according to a Government Accountability Office study released Wednesday.
Do you think you will be using a personal computer for the rest of your life?
Has on-the-go cell-phone text messaging and e-mailing contributed to a rise in pedestrian accidents?
Clearly, there's no shortage of iPod speaker docks saturating the market at the moment, which means it's all the more important to stand out from the crowd in this area.
Monster's iFreePlay headphones are among a small number of models taking advantage of the size of the iPod Shuffle, and incorporating a dock for the diminutive music player into the headphones.
HD Radio is the new digital broadcasting standard that has been available in the U.S. for the past several years. While the HD stations are just static-free duplicates of the FM (and some AM) ones you already listen to, the format also offers HD2 (multicast) stations in many markets--digital-only substations that you can't receive on analog radios.
SDI Technologies adds to its line of iPod-compatible clock audio systems with the iH27, a model designed for travel that's powered by an included power supply or 4 optional AA batteries.
Digital audio is great--especially if you've got a multigigabyte music collection sitting on your computer or you subscribe to an "all you can eat" music service like Rhapsody.
You love your Apple iPod and for good reason: It's easy to navigate through your extensive music collection; subscribing to free podcasts is a breeze thanks to Apple's intuitive iTunes Store; and there are thousands of fun accessories designed to give your iPod additional functionality.
Apple had a banner year in 2007. The stock more than doubled thanks to strong sales of the new iPhone, revamped iPods, and updated Macs.
Get ready for what has got to be the all-time greatest sleeper of a tech trend: Radios, I kid you not, are making a comeback in 2008.
As anyone who's fallen in love with an iPod or Wii game console can attest to, good product design matters. It can matter more, in fact, than how many (or what kind) of features are crammed into a device.
It appears that the whole colorful earbud thing is gaining a little momentum, and we're not unhappy to see it. There's nothing wrong with a little style in your ear. Griffin is jumping into the game with the TuneBuds Color, some very inexpensive ($19.99) sound-isolating earphones that come in six colors tinted to match the iPod Nanos and Shuffles. The 'buds offer bumping bass for the price, but audio purists will be turned off by the sometimes jarring highs.
Design firm IDEO may be small by Fortune 500 standards, but its impact is huge. The legendary Palo Alto consultancy has worked on thousands of projects for clients like Nokia, P&G, and Whirlpool; IDEO's team of MBAs, engineers, and designers has helped companies create products from the first Apple mouse to the Palm V to Crest's first standup tube of toothpaste.
Apple announced Wednesday that it was overhauling its line of iPod digital music players for the first time in two years to include more storage and bigger screens. A new product, the Wi-Fi-enabled iPod Touch, was also unveiled, as well as a new version of iTunes that will feature ringtones for the iPhone.
Despite the dream of an "ultimate handheld," it's really hard to get down to fewer than two portable devices. A Treo may do it all, but you still want an iPod; an iPhone is great, but you still need a BlackBerry for work; you like to listen to your iPod while playing your PSP or DS; and so on.
As 12,000 film and TV writers move closer to a walk-out, replacement entertainment could mean more reruns and more Drew Carey
Home-theater-in-a-box systems (HTIBs) provide a turnkey surround sound solution on the cheap. But with a few exceptions--usually large, bulky component-based systems--they're generally not known for their flexibility or wealth of features.
Here, preventives and cures for common electronic ailments, plus strategies for making a save-it-or-scrap-it analysis
Far be it for any mortal to tell Steve Jobs how to flog his world-beating iPod music machine, but here's one humble suggestion: consider reviving the old Pantene Shampoo slogan: "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful."
An American soldier in Iraq has been sentenced to two years in military prison on child pornography charges, the U.S. military said Tuesday.
Web retailer Amazon.com Inc. launched its much-anticipated digital music store Tuesday with nearly 2.3 million songs, none of them protected against copying
Web retailer Amazon.com Inc. launched its much-anticipated digital music store Tuesday with more than 2 million songs, all without copy-protection technology.
Apple announced Wednesday the first major overhaul of its popular iPod music digital players in nearly two years and slashed the price of its new iPhone.
Stocks tumbled Wednesday, as investors eyed reports showing slumping pending home sales, anemic private sector employment and the latest woes for the financial sector.
Apple Inc. shares rose more than 5.7 percent Wednesday on growing expectations that the company will announce a revamped line of iPods next week.
We thought we'd seen it all until we came across the jWin iLuv i1055, which is designed to be both a portable DVD player and an extension screen for the iPod with video.
June 29, 2007
For the first time in presidential debate history, user-generated video drove the debate. On Monday, July 23, eight Democratic presidential hopefuls answered questions submitted via YouTube in a debate hosted by the Web site and CNN.
People who have experience traveling alone share some tips for doing it right.
From waterproof iPods to geo-tagging cameras to LED flashlights, the editors at PopSci take a look at some lust-worthy goods and hottest technology. Here is a sampling of their discoveries.
JVC's KD HDR1 is one of the few in-car stereos on the market that comes with a built-in HD (hybrid digital) radio tuner. HD radio works by sending out a traditional analog signal as well as digital signal, which can be used to transmit text data such as song and artist details.
With school in session, we're all packed in the dorms. We can easily get our posse together for a quick pick-up game of basketball, and we can pester a roommate to spot us at the gym. But when school's out, and everyone splits up to go home for the summer, this becomes a bit more difficult. But don't fret. The Internet offers several solutions. And none of them are on MySpace.
Business travel can wear anyone down.
It used to be that women would get dolled up at home and then head out for a night on the town. But these days, spas and salons are hoping women will bring the party to them.
A true convergence product, the Philips DCP850 ($199.99) is among the first portable DVD players to incorporate a video iPod dock.
You'd think anyone making cell phones these days would be freaked by the impending launch of the Apple iPhone. But sipping on cold plum tea at a cafe in downtown Seoul, Kyungjin Lee doesn't seem too worried.
We've said it time and time again: There's no shortage of speaker docks for the iPod.
Breaking the iPod's stranglehold on the digital-music business would be no mean feat. Apple's supremely simple device has 72 percent of the $21 billion market, and even Microsoft failed to make a d...
Apple's profit soared in the latest quarter thanks to strong sales of its iPods and Macintosh computers, the company reported Wednesday.
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If there's a market for video iPods, there's a market for video glasses: eyewear that plugs into those devices and lets movies take over your field of vision. But today's crop of goggles with built...
Apple's popular iPod mobile media device, with 100 million units sold since 2001, has evolved from a music machine to a digital photo album, video player and podcast platform.
Who likes going to meetings?
The realm of high-end tabletop radios once seemed to be the sole domain of Bose.
At Cooking Light magazine, we make a variety of dishes every day. And as much as we all appreciate good food, we also appreciate good help in the kitchen.
I'm writing this column using the hottest gadget to have entered my house this year. It's not a flashy PDA cameraphone with a Bluetooth headset or a WiFi-enabled MP3 player with streaming video capability.
Auctions in which the highest bid loses may seem like the product of a deranged mind. But for Burlingame, Calif., startup Limbo, it's a brand-new business model - and a marketing tool for major com...
XtremeMac is no stranger in iPod accessory land, but the company made its first foray into the tabletop audio arena with the Tango. (XtremeMac now also offers an iPod radio alarm clock, the Luna.)
Adam Baer spends his days testing and reviewing the latest gadgets for travelers who like to put something extra into their suitcases at vacation time.
Steve Jobs Tuesday called on music companies to abandon digital rights management software, which restricts how digital song downloads can be used. This message from the Apple CEO was posted on Apple's Web site on Tuesday:
A lot of ideas come to me on the train ride into Manhattan every morning from Westchester. It's become a laboratory for me to talk about ideas with people who don't have a vested interest in the me...
Apple's profit soared in the latest quarter thanks to strong holiday sales of its iPod music and video player.
CD minisystems have long been a staple of kitchens and bedrooms everywhere.
Stocks erased early losses Tuesday, helped by the tech sector, but remained mostly lower as Wall Street remained focused on lower energy prices and corporate earnings.
Stocks pared some of their early losses Tuesday but remained lower as investors weighed the impact of lower energy prices and braced for corporate earnings.
Digital technology surrounds our homes, our workplace and our leisure hours. Now the digital revolution is poised to envelop our bodies.
Here are some of the companies whose shares were active in late trading on Tuesday:
Microsoft has finally presented a challenger to Apple's ubiquitous iPod digital music players. It's bigger and heavier and more difficult to use.
Holiday spending is on the rise this year, and a lot of those dollars will be spent on consumer electronics, according to a new survey.
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Click on the iTunes music store and punch in "Beatles" under artist search. More than 50 albums will pop up, including Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Play the Beatles, but none are the real deal. Fans wishing to download the actual Fab Four in MP3 format have to search peer-to-peer sites like Limewire for unlicensed songs they can listen to free.
See photos of the gadgets.
From 2007 airline passengers will be able to connect their iPods to in-flight entertainment systems and watch their favorite videos without fear of running out of battery power.
The big splash Microsoft is determined to make in the digital music player market this holiday may end up being a flop.
On a recent prowl through Tokyo's electronic alleyways, our tech guru was drawn to six stylish products. None is available in the U.S., but that may just be a matter of time.
Two weeks before the U.S. Congressional elections, The New York Times is asking why "finally, after all this time" President Bush is publicly consulting with his generals to consider a change in tactics in Iraq. "The president, who says he never reads political polls, is worried that his party could lose some of its iron grip on power in the congressional elections next month. It is not necessarily a bad thing when a politician takes stock of his positions in the teeth of an election. Elected leaders are expected to heed the will of the people ... It is time for the American people to confront all the things that the president never had the guts to tell them about for three and a half years."
Apple's iPod celebrates its fifth birthday Monday, marking a milestone for the music player that not only reinvigorated the "other" computer maker but revolutionized the way people buy and listen to music.
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