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iPod vs. Lawn Mower

A sad sight. Personally, the 3rd gen iPod nano is one of my favorite Apple devices of all time. The color screen was fantastic for playing games (Peggle was my favorite) and it was almost impossibly thin for its time. And this is what it looks like after it's been demolished by a lawn...

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Apple adds new 'Space Gray' color option for iPod Touch, nano and shuffle

Apple has added a "space gray" color option to the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle. The new color option for the iPods was first noticed by MacRumors. The fact that Apple quietly did this probably means that no iPod refresh is set to come this year, as Apple would have likely held off on...

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Confused by the Galaxy Gear? Apple released a better, cheaper watch in 2010

The smartwatch market is a weird one, so when a new device enters the fray it can be somewhat confusing to pinpoint exactly where it fits in. Samsung jumped in today with the reveal of the Galaxy Gear, a $299 smartwatch that, at launch, will work with exactly one smartphone, the Galaxy Note...

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Win a collector's item: a Behringer iNuke Boom Junior speaker dock

I'm usually very good about turning around reviews; usually within a week or two of receiving a review device or accessory I've had a chance to try it out, take photos, and write it up. But there are two things that have been sitting in my office unopened for a few months, and I finally decided to...

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iFixit opens up the new iPod nano

In recent weeks, iFixit has cracked open the iPhone 5 and the fifth-generation iPod touch. Next in line for their classic teardown analysis is the seventh-generation iPod nano. The first thing the group noticed about the new iPod nano is its long and thin profile, made possible by Apple's new...

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Apple's new iPods available for pre-order from Amazon

If you're wanting to get your new iPod through Amazon, the online seller has the full slate of new iPod nanos, iPod shuffles and iPod touches. You won't be getting a discount by buying through Amazon, but if you prefer not to wade through the Apple Store on release day, here's another option...

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Daily Update for September 12, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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Apple announces new iPod nano, $149 for 16 GB (updated)

Apple has reinvented the iPod nano. The seventh-generation model bears almost no resemblance to its iPod shuffle-sized predecessor. Instead, its large, widescreen, touchscreen display and tiny home button are more evocative of a tinier version of the iPod touch. The iPod nano is 5.4 mm thick,...

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Loop Mummy iPhone case / Nano watchband bring Chi-town flair to accessories

Loop Attachment Co. is a Chicago-based design firm with a mission: to create accessories for those Apple products we're "attached" to. The three creative professionals involved in the company started off with a low-cost silicone alternative to the overpriced iPod nano 6G/7G watch bands that...

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Pad & Quill's Littlest Black Book turns an April Fool's joke into reality

Back on April Fools' Day, Pad & Quill CEO Brian Holmes let me in on a little joke that he was putting together. The joke was a small version of their Little Black Book iPhone case that was created for the iPod nano. To make the joke look realistic, Holmes and his team actually made a small...

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On moderating expectations for Apple's 2012

Just after the year-end retrospectives clear newsrooms, speculators begin pounding away at the forecasts for the coming year. Every year we see wide-eyed imaginings about what Apple "could" do in the coming year, and every year someone comes out with a list that sounds just as outlandish as the...

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Deckster Re:Class iPod nano watchband is really nice, really expensive

The sixth-generation iPod nano has spawned a host of watchbands, all designed to turn the diminutive music player into a cool watch. Up until now, though, I haven't seen one that would make me shell out $129 to $149 for a nano just to have a watch. The Deckster Re:Class watchband from N-Product...

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Daily Update for December 20, 2011

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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Apple replacing recalled nanos with new models

In mid-November, TUAW reported on Apple's program to replace certain first-generation iPod nanos with refurbished models. The replacement program was designed to resolve issues with iPod nanos manufactured between September of 2005 and January of 2006 that could cause overheating and pose a...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me read data from my nano

Dear Aunt TUAW, Greetings from overseas from the long-lost branch of Dutch family members and thanks for al. your helpful posts. My question is the following. I have an iPod nano (sixth generation) which I use quite often as a flash drive. The problem is that I can not use it on a Windows PC...

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