From the monthly archives:

October 2006

2nd Generation iPod Shuffle

by FreshEffect on October 29, 2006

2nd Generation iPod Shuffle

Apple has started to ship out the 2nd-generation iPod Shuffle. Delivery date has been set for November 3rd, 2006. The new iPod Shuffle weighs just 0.55 ounces and holds 1GB of memory.

Via Engadget.

80 Hours of Battery Life for Your iPod

by Johan on October 28, 2006

80 Hours of Battery Life for Your iPod

Sonnettech launched in Japan a 2100mha battery pack for iPod which goes directly on the back of your iPod. This battery offers 16 hours for video playback and 80 hours for music playback. The battery pack measures only 51mm x 111mm x 26mm. No word on pricing and availability yet.

Via Akihabaranews.

Memorex Mi3005 iMove iPod Dock

by Johan on October 19, 2006

Memorex Mi3005 iMove iPod Dock

Bored with your old iPod dock? So try this one! The Mi3005 iMove from Memorex supports an easy handle for carrying and offers 12W of power output at about 2.5% total harmonic distortion (THD). What’s more, iMove also features SRS WOW technology for enhancing the sound. Using this iPod dock, you can dock most of the iPods versions, including the Mini, Nano, iPod Photo and the newest iPod video. An audio line-in is provided to connect other MP3/CD players that you may have. The iMove runs on eight D-size batteries. It is currently available in black and white to complement your iPod, No word yet on pricing.

Via Memorex.

Grooverider iPod T-Shirt

by Johan on October 19, 2006

Grooverider iPod T-Shirt

Hi-im International, Korean retailer of Urbantool, showed GrooveRider, which a T-shirt with buttons for iPod during KES 2006. According to the company, you can take control of iPod using the buttons on the clothes. The GrooveRider also has a pocket for iPod. Of course, you can wash it without any problem. But why we need this GrooveRider is we can easily pull our iPod from the pockets to change the music track? No word on pricing or availability yet.

Via Gizmodo.

Touchscreen iPods in December - Zune Killer???

Trusted Reviews told us that the 6G iPod will be released in December, and it will be capable of 480p resolution. The source also confirmed that the next iPod generation will have a touch screen model with virtual click wheel control, but made no mention of whether wireless connectivity would be part of the package. The Microsoft Zune with its old-fashioned 4×3 display screen and crippled WiFi will be slam-dunked!

Via TrustedReviews.

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Red iPod Nano Rumor Confirmed

by Johan on October 13, 2006

Red iPod Nano Rumor Confirmed

Rumors of a red iPod nano will transform into fact as Bono lifts the curtain on the red version of Apple’s second-generation iPod nano on national TV. Apple has agreed to maintain the US$199 price tag for the new red iPod nano, donating US$10 to the Product RED Charity for each red iPod nano sold which will then be used to help women and children in Africa whose lives have been wrecked by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This news comes after Motorola unveiled a Red RAZR.

Via Appleinsider.

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