Apple iPod Nano Portable Audio Device

  1. Business Matters: MP3 Player Sales Are Dwindling -- And That's a Good Thing for the Music Business

    December 27, 2012 12:53 PM EST Falling sales of MP3 players, impacted by feature-filled smartphones, could turn out to be one of the music industry's biggest opportunities in years. It should come as no surprise that market research company Mintel announced this week that ...

  2. From This Week's Billboard: Apple's iRadio Blossoms Into Internet Radio Market

    September 14, 2012 12:38 PM EDT Below is an excerpt from the feature story "Apple's iRadio Blossoms" -- an in-depth look at Apple's forays into the online radio market -- from this week's edition of Billboard Magazine, which also features an in-depth loo ...

  3. New Apple Stuff: What Music Fans Need to Know

    September 13, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Assuming you still care about Apple announcement after playing this drinking game all day -- and you like to listen to music --you're in luck. Evolver.fm has painstakingly assembled every shard of information of interest to music people from ...

  4. Business Matters: Apple Still King of Digital Music, Unveils New iTunes, iPhone, iPods

    September 12, 2012 3:15 PM EDT Apple confirmed its dominant position in its post-Jobs era Wednesday when it unveiled new versions of iPhone, iTunes, iPod Nano and iPod Touch. The new products it unveiled suggests Apple has a commitment to maintain its leadership in digital musi ...

  5. Apple Expected to Unveil New iTunes Today

    September 12, 2012 11:57 AM EDT A dead link found at Apple.com has revealed Apple is expected to unveil a new version of iTunes at its event at noon ET today. New versions of the iPod Nano and iPod Touch could also be revealed. According to the blog Pocket-lint, the search engin ...

  6. iTunes Great for Apple, But Was It For Music Biz?

    October 10, 2011 7:30 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - When Apple rolled out iTunes for the masses in the spring of 2003, the music industry was at a point of transition - and chaos. Entering the new millennium, albums were enjoying blockbuster sales of several million units for its su ...

  7. Why Apple Probably Didn't Damage Its Leadership in Digital Music

    October 04, 2011 5:21 PM EDT Apple's media event on Tuesday may have lacked the "wow" moments of the past. Music played only a minor role. But music companies should look at the new products and lower prices as evidence that Apple can maintain mobile market sha ...

  8. Web Trends: Watch The New Trash Talk Video

    October 04, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Trash Talk - Burn Alive (music video) from High5Collective on Vimeo . Google Trends: No new music trends Twitter Music Trends: iPod Nano : Apple announced a new iPod Nano today iTunes Match : Apple's new iTunes feature will launch at the end ...

  9. Apple Unveils iPhone 4S, iTunes Match Set for Late October Launch

    October 04, 2011 3:08 PM EDT Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: The new iPhone 4S was introduced today at an Apple's media event held in Cupertino, Calif. It didn't have as much music focus as previous product unveilings, nor did it have Steve Jobs, but Apple's ...

  10. Watch Out, iTunes: Spotify Adds iPod Integration, MP3 Download Service

    May 04, 2011 11:02 AM EDT Music fans in Spotify's seven markets now have two fewer reasons to use iTunes. On Wednesday Spotify added features that allow its users manage their iPods from within the Spotify software. A post at the Spotify blog says the feature was adde ...

  11. Overheating iPod Delays Tokyo Rush-Hour Train

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT An overheating Apple iPod music player forced delays to a busy Tokyo commuter train during the morning rush hour after passengers complained of a strong burning smell, the rail line operator said today (Aug. 16). The train came to a halt for eight ...

  12. Japan Satisfied By Apple Moves On Overheating iPods

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Japan's trade ministry said that Apple Inc's Japan unit has satisfied its demands for improved safety notifications about overheating iPod nano portable music players. The ministry in a statement confirmed that the U.S. company, which it ...

  13. Apple Says To Replace Overheating iPods In Japan

    August 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple Inc's Japan unit will replace any iPod nano portable music players that overheat, it said in an online statement, improving an earlier offer to replace only their faulty batteries. The concession came after Japan's trade ministry p ...

  14. Apple Ordered To Publicize iPod Fix In Japan

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Japan's trade ministry has ordered Apple Inc's Japan unit to state on its website that users who are concerned about their iPod nano portable music player catching fire can receive a replacement battery. The ministry ordered Apple to pub ...

  15. Microsoft Launches New Zune To Rival Apple iPod

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft Corp launched a slimmer, revamped version of its Zune handheld music and video player on Tuesday as the software giant makes its latest attempt to compete with Apple Inc's ubiquitous iPod. The touch-screen Zune HD, which features a ...

  16. Jobs Unveils Apple's 'Thinnest' iPod

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A thin and smiling Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs launched a much thinner, curved iPod nano music player and joked about the state of his much-discussed health on Tuesday. But shares of Apple fell more than 4 percent after the presentation, ...

  17. Billboard Exclusive: Yael Naim's Mac Attack

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Right now, the only way to get a copy of Yael Naim's "New Soul," which is prominently featured in the new Mac Air ad, is to buy it on iTunes. Alternatively, a friend in France could procure you a physical copy of Naim's self-ti ...

  18. No Kiddin' -- Kid Rock Gets First No. 1 Album

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though he began charting albums on The Billboard 200 in 1999 -- and started his recording career well before that -- Kid Rock finally notches his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week. His "Rock N' Roll Jesus" debuts atop ...

  19. Analysis: Apple's Product Upgrades, Starbucks Pact

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on Apple's press event today in San Francisco , let's dive in and take a closer look at what the product upgrades, the new partnership and product launches -- highlighted by a touch-screen, WiFi-enabled iPod -- all me ...

  20. Apple Unveils New iPods, Ringtone Service

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In preparation for the upcoming fourth-quarter sales cycle, Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs made a number of product updates and announcements today in San Francisco, including a ringtone service, a partnership with Starbucks and a touch-screen, WiFi-en ...

  21. Apple: Video iPods Shipped With Virus

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Less than 1 percent affected. A small number of Apple Computer's Video iPods shipped in the past month carry a Windows computer virus. A message posted on Apple's Web site Wednesday (Oct. 18) states that since September 12, less than 1 p ...

  22. Vodafone In Japan To Give Away iPods

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based mobile phone operator Vodafone K.K. said Wednesday (Sept. 13) that it is offering an iPod nano as a package with one of its handsets. Tokyo-based mobile phone operator Vodafone K.K. said Wednesday (Sept. 13) that it is offering an iPod ...

  23. Vodafone In Japan To Give Away iPods

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based mobile phone operator Vodafone K.K. said Wednesday (Sept. 13) that it is offering an iPod nano as a package with one of its handsets. Tokyo-based mobile phone operator Vodafone K.K. said Wednesday (Sept. 13) that it is offering an iPod ...

  24. iTunes To Start Selling Movies

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Inc. said on Tuesday (Sept. 12) its iTunes online music store would begin selling movies from Disney, Pixar, and Touchstone as the company makes its most aggressive move yet into the di Apple Computer Inc. said on Tuesday (Sept. 12) ...

  25. Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Settlement resolves a total of five pending lawsuits. Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $100 million to settle a digital music patent dispute between the two companies. Creative, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, ...

  26. Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $100 million to settle a digital music patent dispute between the two companies. Creative, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, filed s Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $1 ...

  27. Verizon Wireless Launches 'The Chocolate'

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will be available in retail stores Aug. 7. Verizon Wireless today (July 31) is launching its new flagship digital music phone, the Chocolate, from handset maker LG. The mobile giant is offering the candy bar sized device, which has the look and fe ...

  28. Crystal Method Gives Nike A Run For Its Money

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Drive' to be available June 28 on iTunes. Nike has tapped The Crystal Method to create the first original workout mix for the iPod nano-compatible Nike Air Zoom Moire running shoe, the new initiative put forth by the fitness apparel com ...

  29. Apple, Nike Team For iPod Running Gear

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Companies are developing a wireless shoe system. Nike Inc. and Apple Computer Inc. have joined forces to try to become a runner’s best friend. The two companies announced last week that they are developing a wireless system so some Nike shoes embe ...

  30. Creative Sues Apple

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims iPod's infringe Creative patent Creative Technology, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, is suing Apple Computer for patent infringement. The suit seeks an injunction against Apple for the sale, marketing and impo ...

  31. MTV's 'Urge' Set For Launch

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To kick off with 2 million tracks. The underperforming digital subscription business has a new would-be savior: MTV. The music and lifestyle giant on Wednesday (May 17) will unveil its long anticipated digital music service, Urge. MTV tapped Micro ...

  32. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  33. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  34. Report: Apple To Unveil iPhone Within A Year

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer is expected to unveil an Apple-branded mobile phone with direct access to the iTunes Music Store in the next 12 months, securities analysts at Morgan Stanley said in a research note. Apple Computer is expected to unveil an Apple-bra ...

  35. Apple Japan's iTunes, iPod On The Rise

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer now has a 60% volume share of Japan's portable digital music-player market, according to data from industry publication WebBCN Ranking. Apple Computer now has a 60% volume share of Japan's portable digital music-player mar ...

  36. Legal Troubles For iPod Nano

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST British and Mexican consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple Computer Nov. 4, complaining about the iPod Nano design. NEW YORK -- British and Mexican consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple Computer Nov. 4, complaining abo ...

  37. Legal Troubles For iPod Nano

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST British, Mexican consumers file suit. British and Mexican consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple Computer on Friday (Nov. 4), complaining about the iPod Nano design. The suit, filed in federal District Court for the Northern District ...

  38. Apple Stock Plunges 10 Percent

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iPod shipments fall shy of Wall Street hopes. Shares of Apple Computer Inc. continued to tumble Wednesday, after the company reported robust sales of its personal computers and still-sizzling iPods, but overall shipments of the digital music playe ...

  39. Apple Stock Plunges 10 Percent

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iPod shipments fall shy of Wall Street hopes. Shares of Apple Computer Inc. continued to tumble Wednesday, after the company reported robust sales of its personal computers and still-sizzling iPods, but overall shipments of the digital music playe ...

  40. Apple Reportedly Offers To Fix iPod Nanos

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Complaints: cracked screens, scratched cases. Three weeks after introducing the pencil-thin iPod Nano portable music player, Apple Computer is reportedly ready to respond to complaints about defective screens. The Wall Street Journal reports Apple ...

  41. Apple Unveils New iPod-Cellphone

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) unveiled a cellphone that plays music like an iPod and a pencil-thin "iPod Nano," both aimed at extending its domination of the digital music market. Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) u ...