Posts Tagged ‘ ipod touch ’

Apple “Let’s Rock” Event Delivers No Surprises

Sep 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple’s Let’s Rock event today offered anticipated updates to the iTunes and Apple’s iPod lines, but failed to do two things that many were hoping for: eliminate concerns over Steve Jobs’ health and offer “one more thing” – an unexpected introduction with some “wow”.  Jobs noted wryly that “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” […]

iPhone Apps Going Mainstream Fast

May 13th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

iPhone apps are quickly going mainstream. Payless Car Rental has announced an iPhone-formatted version of its site for the iPhone and iPod touch: We recently launched a slimmed-down version of the Payless website for iPhone and iPod Touch users. Simply point your iPhone or iPod Touch to (or The iPhone and iPod Touch […]

Use Flytunes To Get Streaming Internet Radio On Your iPhone

May 11th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

This is a demo video of the new FlyTunes Internet radio tuner service. FlyTunes delivers music, talk, weather, and traffic to the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. The video shows the installation process and demos a few stations.

Orb Delivers Live TV on iPhone

May 8th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video

Orb Networks today announced a new service that streams live TV to the iPhone and iPod touch. “TV on the iPhone is now real,” said Joe Costello, CEO of Orb Networks. “Steve Jobs may think that buying shows from iTunes is the same as watching TV, but iPhone users know better. When the NBA playoffs […]

Google News Blog: Google News now available on your iPhone and iPod Touch

May 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Another sign that the iPhone is the new laptop: Google announced today that Google News is now available formatted for the iPhone and iPod touch. Today, we’re happy to announce that Google News is now available to iPhone and iPod Touch users in over 30 countries. This means that you’ll see a full-fledged version of […]

University First In US To Equip All Freshmen With iPhones

Feb 26th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Abilene Christian University announced this week that they would outfit all incoming freshmen with their own iPod Touch or iPhone, to enable the students to receive homework alerts, answer in-class quizzes, and use about a dozen other web applications the university has developed for the devices. ACU’s plans for have attracted the attention of executives […]

Tell Apple To Free The iPod touch App Upgrade

Feb 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Via a comment on our coverage of the iPod touch app upgrade, Jackson let us know about two ways that people are protesting Apple’s $20 charge for the update that adds several apps left off the initial release. Jackson’s reaction to the $20 update reflects a lot of early buyers’ attitudes: I am outraged that […]

Apple Adds 16GB iPhone & 32GB iPod touch

Feb 5th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Apple today added new models of the iPhone and iPod touch which have double the memory. The iPhone now comes in a new 16GB model for $499, joining the 8GB model for $399. iPod touch now comes in a 32GB model for $499, joining the 16GB model for $399 and the 8GB model for $299. […]

Apple Fixes iPod touch With $20 Upgrade

Jan 15th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

When Steve Jobs initially introduced the iPod touch, we were surprised at the things that Apple had decided to leave out. We wanted to know why Apple had handicapped the iPod touch, which buyers were expecting to be an iPhone without the phone: Why doesn‚Äôt the iPod touch have¬†Google Maps, Stocks, Notes & Weather? These […]

CES: Flytunes Intros Digital Music Service For iPhones

Jan 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

At the 2008 CES Show, FlyTunes introduced a new digital music service for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and other portable media players and cell phones: FlyTunes offers a personalized radio-like experience, with thousands of channels of digital music. Features: FlyTunes does not require a receiver or additional hardware purchase – it works with your […]