‘Father of iPod’ Tony Fadell thinks Apple needs to tackle iPhone addiction, company reportedly working on it

The former Apple engineer Tony Fadell, nicknamed the ‘father of the iPod,’ thinks Apple has a responsibility to tackle the problem of iPhone addiction. He says what is needed is the equivalent of nutrition advice – where we know which food types in what quantities are healthy – and then a way to track our […]

Snap’s Evan Spiegel touts first year Spectacles sales, using the iPod as a comparison

Speaking at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit this afternoon, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel touted how many units of the Snapchat Spectacles the company has sold. Spiegel said the company has sold around 150,000 of the camera glasses during the first year of availability – a number he’s proud of based on first year iPod […]

This week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano & shuffle, iPhone 8 leaks continue, & all-new betas

In this week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, new beta releases, and iPhone 8 leaks and speculation continue. Also this week, we received new details about Apple Park, Trump made a promise for U.S. Apple factories, and more. Read on for the full roundup… more… 9to5Mac

Happy Hour Podcast 130 | Siri’s ‘movie’ debut, iOS 11 updates, and the end of the iPod

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new Siri ad starring The Rock, how Siri has changed since its debut and where it could improve, how iOS 11 betas are improving through feedback including Notification Center fixes, the death of the iPod shuffle and nano, and much more. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for […]

Would you be interested in an updated iPod classic/shuffle/nano with Apple Music support? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple officially discontinued the iPod nano and shuffle by removing them from its online store and slowly phasing them out from retail locations. The move was somewhat out of the blue, but one that makes sense when you think of the current state of technology. While we asked you earlier this week […]

How-To: Install iOS 10 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch [Video]

As we reported earlier today, the iOS 10 public beta has been released for all interested in having an early hands-on look at iOS 10. Anyone can install the public beta, not just registered Apple developers. Accessing and installing the beta is a fairly straightforward process, but we’re here to walk you through the process step-by-step. […]

These Mac, iPod, & Beats products are losing Apple repair support, moving to ‘obsolete’ status in December

As it does regularly with older products, Apple is about to move a bunch of Macs, iPods, and accessories to obsolete status, meaning the products will no longer be eligible for service or repair support through Apple retail stores or authorized third-party channels. So if you happen to have one of these products and need […]

‘iPhone 7’ Thickness Likely to Approach iPod Touch

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new report that suggests next year’s “iPhone 7” could be Apple’s thinnest smartphone yet, with a thickness of somewhere between 6.0mm and 6.5mm, which Kuo mentions is a near similar measurement of the current iPod touch’s 6.1mm. As a comparison, the current model of the iPhone 6 […]

Apple to Demote iPod Stock to Accessory Shelves In Retail Stores

Apple will relocate iPod stock from the sales floor and back storage area to the accessory shelves and remove the iPad-based Smart Signs that sit next to many display devices starting on Wednesday, according to a new report from 9to5Mac. The changes are an effort by Apple to simplify the shopping experience in its retail stores. […]

New A8 iPod Touch Clocks in at 1.10GHz, Includes 1GB RAM and Bluetooth 4.1

The new iPod touch with an A8 processor and upgraded 8-megapixel rear camera just launched this morning, but TechCrunch‘s Matthew Panzarino already has one in hand and has run some benchmarks on the device. According to early testing, the A8 processor in the new iPod touch appears to be running at 1.10GHz per core, which […]

Poll: After today’s updates, what lies ahead for the iPod?

Earlier today, Apple released a refreshed iPod touch with a faster processor, improved cameras, and new color and storage options. The iPod shuffle and nano also saw minor refreshes with the two devices now being available in dark blue, pink, and gold variations. Apple’s overdue iPod refresh, however, has prompted many users to wonder if it’s […]

Apple Launches Refreshed iPod Touch, Nano and Shuffle

Apple today introduced the sixth-generation iPod touch with a 64-bit A8 chip and M8 coprocessor, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and new colors, with 16GB and 64GB models costing $199 and $299 respectively and a larger 128GB model available for $399. Apple also updated the iPod shuffle and iPod nano with a matching lineup of colors, including […]

Apple Seeds iOS 5 Beta 4 to developers, Over-The-Air Updating Going reside

Apple today seeded the fourth beta version of iOS 5 to developers, continuing development on the following-era cellular running machine for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod contact set for public free up in the fall alongside iCloud. the brand new version is listed as build 9A5274d. we have but to hear word of explicit modifications […]