Posts Tagged ‘ iPods & MP3 Players ’

QTFairUse 2.3 Strips DRM from iTunes 7 FairPlay Files

Sep 13th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

It didn’t take long for the latest version of iTunes’ encry option to get hacked again. QTFairUse 2.3, a tool for removing digital rights management encryption in order to allow traditional fair use of audio tracks, has been released. The new version can be used to strip the DRM from files downloaded with iTunes 7. […]



iPod Suit Features Smart Fabric Controls

Sep 13th, 2006 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

Eleksen Group, a maker of touch-sensitive smart fabrics, is partnering with clothing manufacturer, Bagir, to produce its iPod suit for men. The Bagir suit jacket integrates Eleksen’s ElekTex smart fabric touchpad technology, which transforms a lapel into a 5-button electronic control panel. “We selected Eleksen’s unique touch-sensitive fabric to create an accessible interface between our […]



Apple Introductions Fail to Wow, But iTV Looks Promising

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple held a special event today to introduce an updated iPod lineup and a new version of iTunes. The introductions were evolutionary updates to existing products instead of revolutionary ones. The iPod shuffle is now smaller, but still not edible; Apple iTunes 7 adds movie downloads; Apple has a deal with the NFL to deliver […]



New iPod Adds 80′s Video Games; No Sexy Widescreen :(

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Music, Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple today introduced the new iPod. While the new iPod features a larger hard drive and brighter screen than earlier models, it doesn’t have the touch-sensitive widescreen display many had anticipated, making it an evolutionary update rather than a revolutionary one. The new iPod features a 60 percent brighter and more vibrant 2.5-inch color display. […]



Are You Ready For Some Downloadable Football?

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players

The National Football League (NFL) and Apple today announced that they will bring 2006 NFL regular season action to the iTunes Store, offering video downloads of highlights from individual NFL games the day after they are played. Fans will be able to download highlights of each NFL regular season game for $1.99 per game. Fans […]



Apple iPod shuffle Tinier Than Ever; Still Not Edible

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple today introduced the new iPod shuffle, now the world‚Äôs smallest digital music player with Apple‚Äôs shuffle feature. Nearly half the size of the original, the new iPod shuffle is just half a cubic inch in volume, weighs just half an ounce and features an aluminum design and a built-in clip which makes it the […]



Apple Intros New iPod nano; Finally Gets Gapless Playback

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple today introduced the new iPod nano. The updated nano features a new aluminum body, 24 hours of battery life and more than twice the music capacity for the same price as the previous generation. The new iPod nano features Apple‚Äôs Click Wheel and a smaller, thinner and lighter design available in silver, pink, green, […]



Apple iTunes 7 Adds Movies, Video Games

Sep 12th, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Software

Apple today announced iTunes 7, which they are calling the most significant enhancement since it debuted in 2001. iTunes 7 adds new album and Cover Flow views of music, TV shows and movies, letting users to quickly find titles in their library as well as casually browse through titles they already own. The iTunes Store […]



Girls Gone Wired: Women Want Hot Tech Toys

Aug 1st, 2006 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

Most women would choose a new iPod over a shopping spree at a clothing store and even over a romantic evening with someone special, according to Women‚Äôs Watch: Girls Gone Wired, a study of women and technology by Oxygen Media. According to Oxygen, a media network for woman, the study shows that the technology gender […]



Apple: iPods Don’t Last Four Years

Jul 29th, 2006 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Earlier in the week, Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article on iPod failure rates as saying that Apple designs them to last four years. According to a post at iLounge, Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris is now saying that she was misquoted in the Chicago Tribune article. The article quoted her […]