iPod

  • Tony Fadell on Jobs and Apple’s Legacy (TCTV)

    These are bittersweet days for Tony Fadell. The man who oversaw 18 generations of the iPod and the first three versions of the iPhone is finally launching his new company, Nest Labs, today. It has been eighteen months in the making and marks a new era for thermostats— and quite possibly other neglected categories of home electronics. But he’s also recently lost his former boss and… Read More

  • Tony Fadell Demos His New Nest Learning Thermostat (TCTV)

    Tony Fadell Demos His New Nest Learning Thermostat (TCTV)

    Even if you read our story earlier tonight on iPod Godfather Tony Fadell’s new company Nest Labs and its new Learning Thermostat, you may still be wondering how anyone could make a thermostat an object of beauty. So we sat down with Fadell to get a video demo of the device that brought him out of retirement and has been eighteen months in the making. True to the Apple aesthetic… Read More

  • iPod Godfather Tony Fadell Finally Reveals His New Product: A Thermostat. No, Really.

    iPod Godfather Tony Fadell Finally Reveals His New Product: A Thermostat. No, Really.

    For the last eighteen months, the tech world has been anxiously awaiting news of what iPod godfather Tony Fadell is up to. His staff has been sworn to secrecy since word got out he was leaving retirement to do something new. Despite reporters camping out in front of his office with cameras, the news somehow stayed a secret– no small feat in the ever-leaky land of Silicon Valley. No doubt… Read More

  • 10 Years Of The iPod

    10 Years Of The iPod

    On October 23rd, 2001, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod at a special event, showing off a design destined to become iconic. Ten years later, the brand is as strong as ever, though sadly, we have lost its inventor. Take a few minutes to watch the original product announcement and take a short trip through the evolution of the device that is arguably the most important in Apple’s history. Read More

  • Everything You Need To Know About Today’s Apple Event

    Everything You Need To Know About Today’s Apple Event

    It’s been a busy morning in Cupertino at Apple’s ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ keynote. The big headline was the iPhone 4S, but no iPhone 5. Perhaps you had a hard time following all the news from Apple on the iPhone, iOS 5, other iOS devices and apps. Apple didn’t offer a live online webcast to the public. But the TechCrunch team, on two continents, has been… Read More

  • Apple Drops iPod Touch Prices, Adds iOS 5 And iCloud

    Apple Drops iPod Touch Prices, Adds iOS 5 And iCloud

    Apple’s on an unveiling spree right now, and the next thing on their list is a slightly tweaked version of the iPod Touch. First things first, Apple dropped the price down to $199 for the most basic 8 GB model, down from $229. The price drops have hit across the board, with the 32 GB model going for $299 and the hefty 64 GB going for $399. Read More

  • Apple Has Sold 300 Million iPods In Ten Years, 45 Million Just Last Year

    Apple Has Sold 300 Million iPods In Ten Years, 45 Million Just Last Year

    It’s only been 10 years since the iPod launched, and since it’s become the number one selling music device in the world, according to comments made by Tim Cook at Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event in Cupertino this morning. He mentioned that market share in the U.S. has been over 70 percent “for a very long time” (at 78 percent now), during… Read More

  • DockBoss+ Connects Your Phone Or PMP To Any iPod-Compatible Speaker

    DockBoss+ Connects Your Phone Or PMP To Any iPod-Compatible Speaker

    One end of this cable connects Apple’s proprietary 30-pin connector and the the other end connects to an audio jack or mini USB port. You can then hook up any PMP or phone to any set of Apple speakers, thereby turning what once was an iPod-only party into one that supports Archos, Android, and anything else you can think of. Read More

  • Apple Destroys Q3 Earnings Estimates With Record Revenues, Profit, iPhone, And iPad Sales

    Apple Destroys Q3 Earnings Estimates With Record Revenues, Profit, iPhone, And iPad Sales

    Following Google’s stellar earnings last week, Apple has today announced their own earnings for their Q3 period. As expected, they’re good. Massively good. Apple set several new records in terms of both revenues and sales. Most notably, Apple’s revenue was a staggering $28.57 billion — over $5 billion ahead of their (always low) guidance, and almost $4 billion ahead of… Read More

  • Samsung Files ITC Complaint Against Apple, Tries To Ban Imports Of iStuff

    They’re at it again folks, and it only gets uglier and uglier. Samsung has filed another complaint against Apple, according to the International Trade Commission website, this time to request an import ban against the iPhone, iPad, and iPod.
    Should the ITC choose to investigate the complaint, we won’t get a final decision for at least 16 months. Read More

  • Sony Japan Announces Two iPhone/iPod Speakers

    Sony’s Walkman may have lost the portable music player market in Japan and the rest of the world to Apple, but that doesn’t stop big S from releasing accessories for their rival. In Japan, Sony announced [JP] two new DSP speakers today, the SRS-GX50IP and the portable SRS-GM5IP. Read More