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2005-10-12 15:04:05

By Duncan Martell SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday introduced a version of its market-leading iPod that also plays videos and unveiled a deal with Walt Disney Co. to sell television shows like "Desperate Housewives" after their first broadcast. Apple has long aimed to make its devices the hub for digital entertainment inside and outside the home, and Chief Executive Steve Jobs said the ABC deal was a turning point in bringing television to the Web. "I think...

2005-10-12 14:20:52

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday unveiled a version of its market-leading iPod that also plays videos and increased the iMac computer's ability to act as a home entertainment hub by adding a remote control. The video iPod -- a long-rumored product that could further spark sales of the popular brand -- has a 2.5-inch screen and comes with 30 or 60 gigabytes of memory. It will sell for $299 and $399, respectively. The company also plans to offer music videos for...

2005-09-28 11:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc., responding to complaints that the screen on its sleek, recently introduced iPod cracks too easily, said on Wednesday it will replace any defective units. Cupertino, California-based Apple introduced the nano with great fanfare three weeks ago and Chief Executive Steve Jobs said he expected it to become the best selling iPod. The nano replaced the iPod mini, which had been the best-selling iPod model. Shares of Apple fell $1.49, or 2.8 percent, to...

2005-09-28 09:20:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc. has acknowledged customer complaints about flaws in its iPod nano digital music player, saying one problem is a "real but minor issue." Early iPod nano customers have filled several Internet sites with complaints about broken and scratch-prone LCD screens. Macworld magazine late Tuesday quoted Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, as saying the broken screens were due to a "vendor quality issue" that affected...

2005-09-28 09:28:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc. has acknowledged customer complaints about flaws in its iPod nano digital music player, saying one problem is a "real but minor issue." Early iPod nano customers have filled several Internet sites with complaints about broken and scratch-prone LCD screens. Macworld magazine late Tuesday quoted Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, as saying the broken screens were due to a "vendor quality issue" that...

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2005-09-14 15:40:00

Ever since Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL) jumped into the music player business with the original iPod in 2001, the rest of the consumer electronics industry has been playing catch-up. So far, nobody has come close in terms of coolness or sales. That's unlikely to change anytime soon. Apple, refusing to stand still, has released its trimmest full-featured iPod yet. The iPod Nano plays music, displays photos, is cleverly designed and is VERY small. And if that weren't impressive enough, the Nano's...

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2005-09-07 14:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs introduced a music-playing phone Wednesday that is capable of storing about 100 songs, as well as a pencil-thin version of the iPod, the company's ubiquitous digital music device. The iPhone, made by Motorola Inc. (MOT) and loaded with iTunes software, can store podcasts as well as music. Users can transfer songs to the device from their PC or Macintosh computers and make calls through Cingular Wireless. "It's an iPod shuffle right on...

2005-08-29 21:50:53

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Computer Inc. on Monday said it will announce a new product in early September and fanned expectations it will introduce an updated iPod Shuffle music player with much more capacity. Apple is known for its marketing prowess and keeps new products under tight wraps before unveiling them at carefully staged events. The company is widely expected to introduce a relatively roomy four-gigabyte iPod which uses sticks of flash memory, the type of storage...

2005-08-29 21:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Computer Inc. on Monday said it will announce a new product in early September and fanned expectations it will introduce an updated iPod Shuffle music player with much more capacity. Apple is known for its marketing prowess and keeps new products under tight wraps before unveiling them at carefully staged events. The company is widely expected to introduce a relatively roomy four-gigabyte iPod which uses sticks of flash memory, the type of storage used in digital...

2005-08-22 20:09:22

Please read in paragraph 20, "Today it has more than 10 and already is No. 1 in flash-based MP3 player sales in Japan, ahead of Apple, which retains the overall lead" ... instead of ... "Today it has more than 10 and already is No. 1 in MP3 player sales in Japan, ahead of Apple." By Antony Bruno SAN FRANCISCO (Billboard) - Enjoy it while it lasts. That is the message to Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs from almost every other company in the digital music space vying for consumer...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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