Posts Tagged ‘ iPods ’

iPods Don’t Make You Deaf, Rules Federal Judge

Dec 30th, 2009 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has rejected claims that iPods pose an unreasonable risk of noise-induced hearing loss. According to a Reuters report: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a 2008 district court ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show that use of the iPod poses an […]

Before The Music Dies – Why Radio Is Dying

Oct 18th, 2009 | By | Category: General

If you’ve ever wondered why iPods and portable media players have been such a huge hit, or why podcasting and Internet radio are as popular as they are, this video has the answers. Narrated by Academy Award Winner Forest Whitaker, Before The Music Dies is an unsettling look at today’s popular music industry. It features […]

How The Kindle Can Avoid Being The Next Zune

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: General

It’s the Kindle’s first birthday, and, it still hasn’t become the iPod of eBook readers, as some predicted. Now Silicon Valley Insider’s Dan Frommer is wondering what Amazon can do to turn the Zune into a hit.  Here’s the answer: the Kindle needs to become a new media device. The Kindle is a basically an expensive […]

Something To Remember, Gadget Freaks!

Sep 24th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

A tale of love, expressed in iPod words. Produced and directed by Paolo Tosolini and Silvia Tosolini, Creative Commons license.

Will Apple’s September 9 Event Promise One More Thing?

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple has sent out invitations for a Sept 9 event in San Francisco. While the “Let’s Rock” event is sure to offer new iPods, there are two more important questions I’m interested to see answered: Will Jobs address concerns about his health? His last appearance has left people questioning his health, to the point that […]

Best Buy To Sell The iPhone

Aug 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Best Buy announced today that it would be selling the Apple iPhone, starting on September 7th. It will be the first US chain, outside of Apple & AT&T, to carry the iPhone. The deal is significant for several reasons: The iPhone will be available in 1,000 new locations; It helps prepare Apple for carrier independence; […]

Singapore Airlines Offers First Airline iPod Support

May 15th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

Singapore Airlines (SIA) claims that it’s the first airline to offer passengers the ability to connect their iPods to an in-flight entertainment (IFE) system. The first flight to allow passengers iPod integration with the Panasonic Avionics IFE system was operated out of Singapore earlier this month. The Airbus A340-500 is operating to Newark in the […]

Scottish Hard Drive Will Put 100 Million Songs On Your iPod

Apr 16th, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

According to report at StorageProPortal, a team of Scottish Nanotechnology scientists claim that they can cram up to 500 Terabyte worth of data onto one square inch – putting 100 millions songs on your iPod. Unfortunately, the Glaswegian team’s research is “in the conceptual stages” – which means that these 500 Terabyte iPods probably won’t […]

iPods vs Vinyl

Mar 1st, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Both Elisabeth (Podcasting News publisher) and I are Macheads and iPod freaks. We’re iPhone early adopters and have been advocating podcasting and new media platforms for music for years. But, we’ve still got a vinyl music collection around, a couple of turntables and a little parallel universe of analog music that we still love. So, […]

The 10 Weirdest iPod Accessories

Feb 26th, 2008 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

There’s a fun post on the 10 Weirdest iPod Accessories over at PC Mag. Our favorite is probably the Dreamgear i.sound Plasma, above. It’s a psychedelic plasma globe that has four integrated speakers, giving you a “custom-designed electro-magnetic lightshow dance to the beat of your music.” Of course, if you really want to see weird […]