• Crunch Report | Jeff Bezos Becomes World’s Richest Person*

    Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man on earth, CEO of Kickstarter is looking to step down this year, Apple is discontinuing the iPod Shuffle and Nano and Cristiano Ronaldo is getting more involved in tech. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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

    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 lower-end brethren, the shuffle and nano. The company pulled both iconic MP3 players from its site earlier today and has since confirmed with TechCrunch that this is, indeed, the end. Read More

  • Unboxing six gadgets from CES 2017

    I had a great time out here at CES 2017 in Las Vegas — every once in a while I got to sneak away and walk around a little bit and check out the goodies. A little walking here, a little checking stuff out there. Sometimes I fell asleep under tables… it’s just the nature of the beast. Sometimes people wanted me to check out their product, but I couldn’t do it right away… Read More

  • Hands-On With The New iPod nano

    Hands-On With The New iPod nano

    Meet the new Nano: It’s definitely not the same as the old Nano. This upgraded model is more akin to the original Nano design with a longer screen and physical home button. The device is far smaller than you’d expect, and it’s mostly glass and aluminum with a bit of plastic to hold it together. Read More

  • iPod Nano Updated With Improved Fitness Features

    iPod Nano Updated With Improved Fitness Features

    Uber-nerds rejoice: the iPod Nano has been updated with sixteen new clock faces for your viewing pleasure. The device now also acts as a more accurate pedometer and does not require outside dongles to connect to Nike+ hardware. The new devices are almost exactly the same as the previous version and they cost $129 for 8GB and $149 for 16B (previous versions costs $149 and $179.) Read More

  • Apple Patents Cool "Chameleon" Camera Mode

    The iPod Nano may have something cool up its sleeve. This patent, discovered by PatentlyApple, describes a dynamic screensaver that will take cues from the outside environment, changing according to motion, light, and the colors around the device. Read More

  • For Some Reason, These People Are Still Making A Nano Watchband

    A charming couple in Ottawa, Canada, Chrys and Dom Coballe, is making some handsome, if expensive, iPod Nano watch bands that pop out and even turn at an angle to offer multiple viewing angles. Although I think the hey day of the iPod Nano watch is over, they seem far too charming to just ignore. Read More

  • Apple Unveils Exciting New Features For Latest iPod Nano

    Are you ready for some excitement this fine morning? Apple has something special for you if you recently purchased a 6th gen Nano. What is it? I won’t tell until you click through! Aw, heck, I’ll just tell you. With iPod software update version 1.1 for iPod nano (6th generation), you will be able to: Completely turn off the iPod, rather than just put the device to sleep.
    Control… Read More

  • The Hex iPod Nano Watch Band Instructional Video: What the Hex?

    The Hex Watch Band didn’t make it into our iPod Nano watch round up but by gum it should have been there, especially considering this truly magical example of videography provided by the company itself. Check it out after the jump. Read More

  • Leather iPod Nano Watchband Wants To Be Tough

    Is it just me, or is this iPod watchband thing getting old? Jobs makes one off-hand comment during a product announcement and suddenly a cottage industry pops up. Read More

  • iPod Nano Proves Watches Are Not Out Of Style

    People have been remarking on how “watches are dying.” Referring to the fact that some people are choosing their mobile phones over watches. I say that these people probably didn’t have very nice watches to begin with, but that is beside the point. The point is why is it that the iPod Nano comes out, has a time function that displays an analog clock, and the geek world that is… Read More

  • Shanzai Finally Builds Fake iPod Nanos

    I just bought my sister an iPod Nano and she really seems to like it. However, I don’t know how much she’d like a fake iPod Nano from the Shanzai markets. This wee fake comes in two sizes, 1.5 or 1.8 inches, and even comes in multiple colors. No pricing, but given my experience with Chinese junk I wouldn’t recommend picking it up. Read More

  • New Generation Nano Costs Apple $45.10 To Make

    The new nano has been stripped of its camera, squashed down into a square, and given a touchscreen. Not only that, but the $149 Nano reportedly only costs Apple a meager $45.10 to manufacture. I’ve heard of mark-up, but this is getting a little ridiculous. Read More

  • Incipio Creates "Watch Adapter" For iPod Nano

    Just in time for Yom Kippur you can rend your clothes and wail at the new Incipio watch adapter for the iPod Nano. You slap the Nano into a tiny case, attached it to a $9.99 nylon bracelet, and you’re golden. The case costs $24 and will be available in October. Trust me: don’t turn your Nano into a watch. Just get a nice Casio and let the Nano do its job as an MP3 player. Read More

  • Make Your Own iWatch

    I wanted to make an iWatch but I didn’t really feel the need to buy another Nano. That said, if you want to try your hand at iWatchery, hop over to GnomonWatches or even eBay and just look for a “Bond” strap in the style you like. Read More

  • iPod Nano Still Has TV Out, Video DNA

    Remember the last generation of iPod Nano? It made a great little video recorder, but ended up being banned in some gyms due to privacy concerns. You have to wonder, did Apple do such a complete redesign on the Nano because of that controversy? Well whatever the reason, there are still traces of that video capability in the firmware. Apple also left in the ability to display a photo slideshow… Read More

  • Are You Getting New iStuff This Season?

    With reviews trickling out of the new iGear, I wonder if anyone is actively updating and why? Do you need another iPod Touch right now? Are you really going to wear the Nano on your wrist? And you’re lying if you say you’re getting a Nano because only crazy people buy Nanos. Thoughts? I’ve added a little Twitter comment box below so start commenting. I think I’ll get… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 1GB iPod Nano for $48

    This is obviously a much older Nano but at $48 for 1GB, I may get this for my Dad so he can listen to Roy Orbison albums. Again, not amazingly great but $48? Pretty good. Read More

  • Robot maker Vstone rolls out three mini humanoids

    We just recently visited Japanese robot maker Vstone‘s flagship store in Akihabara for a detailed photo report. The company has now announced three mini humanoids, which are all part of their famous “Robovie” series of two-legged robots. Buyers can choose between a new Robovie-X model and two versions of Robovie-nano. Vstone is offering the three robots not as kits but as… Read More

  • VIA’s 3000-series Nano CPUs promise longer battery, increased performance

    VIA has introduced its updated line of Nano processors, built for netbooks and all-in-one computers. The 3000 series promises a 20% performance boost over existing Nano CPUs while managing to reduce overall power consumption by 20% as well. Read More

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