Articles about iPod (page 8)

TDK Boomboxes to bring you back to the 80s
 If you were a kid growing up in the late 70s and 80s, you would have been part of the boombox generation, and probably owned one or two yourself. Well boomboxes aren’t too common anymore, due to the fact that people stopped listening to cassettes and blasting music out in public is considered more of a nuisance than anything. Well TDK has plans to bring you back into that era […]

JBL OnBeat pumps music out of your iOS devices
JBL has just announced the launch of their new loudspeaker dock for iOS devices, called the OnBeat. This specially designed speaker dock is suitable for iPad, iPod, and iPhone devices. With a rotatable stand, it can even be the perfect companion for you to watch your movies in widescreen/horizontal mode, without you having to prop the device up yourself. The dock also works as a charger and if you have […]

Apparently the iPod Classic won't be discontinued
There were speculations floating around hinting that Apple would be discontinuing the iPod classic – one of the few remaining direct descendants of the iPod (which you could say was the MP3 player that changed everything). Apple used to introduce a new model every year except for the past couple of years, leaving the iPod Classic unchanged since 2009. Since the MP3 player has been considered a classic, Apple probably […]

Trembo Trunks amplifies your earbuds without using any power
Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to share the music on your iPod with your friends, but the teeny speakers on the device didn’t do the sound much justice? Well, two designers from Sydney, Australia have come up with a solution to the problem. Called the Trembo Trunks, these useful rubber “speakers” help you to amplify sounds coming out of your regular earphone buds wherever you […]

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RIP: Zune music player
Bad news for Zune fans: the Zune music player will no longer be updated, according to reports from Bloomberg. Microsoft has decided to throw the towel in for the music player market and discontinue the Zune line. Not surprising, considering that Apple’s iPod dominates it with 77% of the market share, and it doesn’t look like the iPod will be dying anytime soon either. However, with Zune living on through […]

WALdok iPod nano speaker dock
Do you like strangely shaped iPod speakers? Well, the WALdok might be something that catches your attention. This small device is pretty simple to use, as all you have to do is plug it into the wall socket and pop your iPod nano into it. It doesn’t look very much like a speaker, so it should easily blend into your modern home. The person behind this speaker is currently seeking […]

Over 2% of world's Web traffic hails from Apple iOS devices
Just how far reaching are the tentacles of iOS-powered devices when it comes to browsing the Internet? You might be surprised to hear that over 2% of the world’s Web traffic as the answer, boasting a share of more than 5% in both the U.K. and Australia in the beginning of this year alone. The growth of iOS market share grew the most over the holidays, which is logical since […]

The TankBot looks nothing like a tank
MyDeskPets has just announced that they will be selling a new iOS-controlled robot toy. Called the TankBot, this robot comes with a pair of tank treads that allow it to move over any sort of terrain. It contains infrared sensors that can detect its surroundings which will enable it to move through mazes and even detect hand movements. The robot can also be easily controlled with an iOS app (it […]

Punch Plugs Review
To headphone makers, this must feel like a golden age: Apple alone has sold more than 275 million iPods. On top of that, hundreds of millions of other pocket musicians roam the world – wanna-be iPods as well as smartphones with built-in MP3 players. So even if many people stick with the generic earbuds that come bundled with their gadgets, fortunes can be made by selling better headphones to people […]

Rohan Marley launches Bob Marley headphones at CES 2011
[CES 2011] Remember the Bob Marley headphones and iPod dock that we reported a few days ago? Well, it looks like not only does the One Love Foundation approve of the products, Bob Marley’s son – Rohan Marley endorses them as well. He was at CES 2011 for the launch of the Bob Marley environmental friendly accessories, and we managed to catch some pictures of him trying out the headphones. […]

iLuv to showcase new accessories at CES 2011
[CES 2011] iLuv, a company accessory provider will be showcasing its brand new line of upcoming products at CES 2011 this week. The new line of accessories is designed for Apple’s iOS products and will boost their functionality as well as usability. First up we have the iEP525 audio earphone designed for iPads, iPhones and iPods. These sound-isolating earphones call comes with an inline remote that can be used to […]

Wowwee Cinemin Slice projects video content from your iPad
[CES 2011] WowWee was demonstrating its Cinemin Slice projector/dock for iPad at CES Unveiled. The projector can receive an iPad (and charge it obviously), and project video content from the iPad. It uses a DLP projection system from Texas Instruments. The unit looked kinda cool, although it was also relatively big (drop a comment if you disagree) but it has an in-built speaker too, so we can forgive its size. […]

Bob Marley Headphones and iPod dock launching at CES 2011
[CES 2011] You know you’ve made it in today’s world when you have headphones or speaker docks named after you. But what about the deceased? Even they are not free from today’s commercialization. The king of reggae passed away 30 years ago, but this week, we shall see a new set of products bearing his name. Which is funny since iPods weren’t even around when he was – but you […]

Custom firmware hacked into the iPod nano
After the recent proof-of-concept hacking of the iPod nano’s file system, a developer out there has managed to get the device into DFU mode to install custom firmware files. The developer used a popular jailbreak recovery utility, iRecovery, to work with the iPod nano and used it to install an extracted operating system file into the iPod nano (shown in video). The file was meant to boot the iPod nano […]