Apple discontinues iPod nano and shuffle and doubles iPod touch capacities to 32GB and 128GB

Get out the Kleenex and hit play on the Boyz II Men musical montages -- it’s officially the end of an era. Three years after discontinuing the iPod classic, Apple is finally doing the same to its lo

A brief history of the iPhone

The first iPhone was met with cautious excitement by many in the press — after all, where did the company get off thinking it could replace a physical keyboard with a touchscreen? But all these year

On painful Apple rumors

Several photos have surfaced showing what is supposed to be the next iPhone and MacBook Pro over the last few days. These leaked photos themselves are not surprising. Apple spy photos are big business

Today’s Kids Have No Idea How The First iPod Worked

It's easy to forget that technology changes quickly when you follow this industry. When the first iPod was released in 2001, it was a much different world. Components weren't powerful enough to create

The iPod Classic Is Dead

My friends, I come to you with sad news. Our old friend, the iPod classic, is no more. Apple unceremoniously removed the much-beloved media player from its iPod product page, leaving just the shuffle,

Apple Patents A Way To Make All-Glass iPhones, iPads, Monitors And TVs

Apple has patented a method for building devices with all-glass outer casings (via AppleInsider), by fusing pieces together for a completely seamless final look. The all-glass device casings could be

Apple Keeps The iPod Alive With New Models And Lower Prices

The iPod touch just got a bit cheaper. Without any fanfare, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.apple.com/ipod-touch/">Apple just updated the iPod touch line</a> with a new 16GB model and lower prices

The Anvil Problem

Over a decade ago I was a happy man. In about 2002 I bought an Archos Jukebox. It was 6GB monstrosity, clad in metal and full of huge batteries, and it contained a clicking, whirring 2.5-inch hard dri

Apple’s 51M iPhones, 26M iPads And 4.8M Macs In Q1 2014 Set A Record, But Growth Slows

Analysts had predicted that Apple would have a strong day with hardware this quarter, anticipating between 54 and 56 million iPhones shipped according to Fortune, as well as around 25 million iPads an

iPad Sees First Ever Yearly Decline With 14.6M Units Sold In Q3, iPhone Remains Strong With 30M Units Sold & 20% YOY Growth

Apple today released its Q3 2013 earnings report, announcing 31 million iPhones sold in the three-month period ending June, along with 14.6 million iPad units sold. Both the iPhone and iPad sales are

This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: Moto X, Locks, And Austin

TechCrunch is in Austin this week for some excellent pitch-offs and BBQ. We also learned of the new Moto X, a secret phone that could change Motorola's fortunes, the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/20

From The Garage To 200 Employees In 3 Years: How Nest Thermostats Were Born

<b>Editor’s note: </b> <em>Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 40-city community bringing the global startup world together while educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs

Apple Sells 37.4M iPhones And 19.5M iPads In Q2, Tablet Business Shows 65% YOY Growth

Apple has just <a target="_blank" href="http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-reports-second-quarter-results-2013-04-23">released</a> its Q2 2013 earnings report, announcing sales of 37.4 million iPh

Apple’s Q1 2013 Breaks iPhone And iPad Sales Records With 47.8M, 22.9M Units Sold Respectively

Apple just released its earnings report for Q1 2013, ending in December of last year, with a solid hardware quarter overall. The iPhone dominated with 47.8 million units sold in the quarter, up quarte

In The Age Of Cloud Music, The iPod Nano Endures — But For How Long?

I remember my favorite Sony Walkman. It was yellow. And bulky. And slow. And ugly. I loved it. It played cassettes. Cassettes! I took it to Australia one summer. It's still something I think about fro

Apple’s 5th Gen iPod Touch And 7th Gen iPod Nano Shipping Times Improve

Apple's new iPod touch and iPod nano, announced alongside the iPhone 5 at an event last month, saw their shipping times improve over the weekend, from an expected two week shipping timeframe to 5-7 bu

Source: Apple Accessory Partner Seminar Coming November 7-8, Will Cover Lightning Guidelines

We're now hearing from a source close to Apple's supply chain partners that the company plans to hold a conference in Shenzen for its MFI program partners on November 7 and 8. We're also hearing that

“Bounce” Along To Apple’s Latest iPod TV Ad

If iPods could dance, it would look a lot like this <a target="_blank" href="http://www.apple.com/ipod/videos/#tv-ad">new commercial</a> Apple has just posted to its website. The ad shows a plethora o

Accessory Manufacturers Aren’t Sure (Or Aren’t Saying) If Apple’s Adapter Will Allow Audio And Video Dock Output

One of the biggest concerns I've had about <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/apple">Apple's</a> new Lightning port is the perceived (or real) obsolescence of a whole constellation of iPod 30-pin com

Hands-On With The New iPod Touch

Apple's long-neglected iPod Touch just got a considerable upgrade with a new design, improved camera, and 4-inch Retina display. Not unlike the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/iphone">iPhone 5</a>
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