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  • Apple's iPod turns 10

    Apple's iPod, which transformed the way music is sold and distributed and revolutionized the consumer electronics industry, turned 10 on Sunday.

  • Rumor: Apple iPod Nano to get camera, again

    The iPod nano may not sell like it used to, but that doesn't mean Apple has stopped tinkering with its tiny music player. A new photo allegedly shows a next-generation iPod nano with a rear-facing camera.

  • Apple's iPod killed Microsoft's Zune

    Microsoft has nixed any future iterations of its Zune music and video player, according to a Bloomberg report, adding another name on the list of devices killed by Apple's iPod hardware and entertainment ecosystem. Microsoft has yet to make the death of its Zune official, but unofficially it's believed the decision is based on poor demand for its players since the Zune line was introduced almost five years ago.

  • Design concept turns your iPod Nano into a watch

    Back when Steve Jobs introduced the new multi-touch iPod Nano in September, he joked that one of the members of Apple's Board of Directors was going to wear it as a watch. Naturally, designers immediately jumped on this idea and started churning out wristwatch prototypes for the new iPod Nano.

  • Sony Walkman cassette player dies in Japan, lives on in U.S.

    The Sony Walkman cassette player took one step closer to the grave on Monday when Sony announced it would stop selling the portable music player in Japan. The company stopped manufacturing the cassette playing Walkman for the Japanese market in April, and says it is selling through the end of its Japanese stock now. Cassette lovers in the U.S., however, have nothing to fear.

  • iFixit Tears Down the iPod Touch: Here's What It Found

    Apple unveiled the latest generation of its iPod Touch last week, and the new device already is impressing reviewers with its new front- and rear-facing cameras, super-slim design, and iPhone-like Retina display. The folks over at iFixit, however, aren't content with simply reading reviews: they've already pulled, poked, and prodded the new iPod Touch to get a look at its insides. Here's a look at what they found when they managed to disassemble Apple's new device.

  • Samsung's latest peculiar portable media players

    In the past, Samsung's portable media players have had excellent audio and video quality, but the user experience was marred by some strange design choices. The company's latest, the IceTouch and MyFit, seem to fit into this tradition.

  • Microsoft's Zune HD coming in fall with OLED, HD radio

    A month after many details of Microsoft's new Zune HD player were leaked by blogs, the company finally made it official on Wednesday. The Zune HD will arrive in the U.S. sometime this fall and comes with an OLED touchscreen and HD radio among its main features.

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