iPod News

Happy 14th Birthday to the Original iPod

Posted on 23/10/2015 by Chris Hauk

It’s the 14th anniversary of the introduction of the original iPod. The first iPod – which debuted on October 23, 2001 – weighed in at 6.5 ounces, boasted a whopping 5GB hard drive, capable of storing up to 1,000 CD-quality songs, and cost a mere $399!


iFixit Tears Down the Sixth-Generation iPod touch

Posted on 17/07/2015 by Chris Hauk

iFixit, they of the electronic teardown fetish, have worked their magic on Apple’s new sixth-generation iPod touch. The teardown provides a closer look at the innards of the new device.


MacTrast Deals: The Pick Your Own Apple Toy Giveaway!

Posted on 20/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

WARNING: If you win this giveaway, you will face one of the toughest decisions you’ve ever made… Which fantastic Apple device will you choose as your prize? (OK, maybe not the toughest decision ever, but it will be fun!)


Chess Champion Used iPod Touch to Cheat in Tournaments

Posted on 15/04/2015 by Chris Hauk

A Georgian chess champion has been accused of using his iPod touch to cheat in tournaments. Gaioz Nigalidze hid his device in the restroom during at least one match, using it to analyze the game being played.


OWC’s iFlash Gives New Life to Your iPod Classic

Posted on 07/04/2015 by Chris Hauk

If you can’t bear to give up your iPod Classic, even though its hard drive may be damaged or not functioning properly, there’s good news. OWC’s iFlash can bring new life to your old iPod Classic.


iPod Shuffle Shortage Said to be Caused By Change in Component Suppliers

Posted on 09/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

We reported earlier this week that Apple’s retail stores were running short on the supplies of the iPod Shuffle, amid speculation that Apple’s tiniest music player might be discontinued. We’re happy to report today that the shortages are apparently due to changes in Apple’s component supply chain.