Apple introduced a smaller version of its popular iPod Shuffle music player with a new feature that tells the user what song is playing. The new 4GB gadget costs $79, is half the size of the previous Shuffle, and carries up to 1,000 songs -- twice as many as the last generation of the device. All of the controls on the new Shuffle have been moved from the device to the earphone cord.
The spotlight's back on iPods. In a hotly-awaited and speculated announcement the company refreshed its popular iPod line-up. The revamped iPod nano and Touch come with a host of new features and changes in the appearance.
CUPERTINO, California—April 3, 2008—Apple® today announced that the iTunes® Store (www.itunes.com) surpassed Wal-Mart to become the number one music retailer in the US, based on the latest data from the NPD Group*. With over 50 million customers, iTunes has sold over four billion songs and features the world’s largest music catalog of over six million songs.
Apple Inc., the maker of the iPod media player, cut the price on the Shuffle model by 38 percent after shipment growth for the devices slowed last quarter.
The 1-gigabyte iPod Shuffle, the company’s smallest model, will cost $49, Cupertino, California-based Apple said today in a statement. The old price was $79. Apple also introduced a version with double the storage for $69.
The revolutionary technology that made iPhone a hit is now on one amazing iPod.
Touch your music in Cover Flow and watch video on a stunning, widescreen display.