Apple Stores demote the iconic iPod from display tables to the wall rack

Beginning next week, iPods will be demoted from the table display to wall racks in Apple Stores. The devices, which were once a groundbreaking way to consume music, will now be found alongside other accessories like headphones and chargers…

‘Why did people buy this?': Kids React to the original iPod

Kids between seven and thirteen were given an original iPod and asked how to use it in this "Kids React!" video. In a world in which smartphones abound, the kids were surprised that the iPod could do only one thing: playback…

No Apple Music for the iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle

If you were hoping to get your Apple Music tracks on one of the new Nano or Shuffle devices released by Apple, bad luck: it's been confirmed you can't sync offline songs to the smaller players.

Play it again, Apple: Is the iPod coming back?

Three years after its last major update, is the iPod Touch about to get a refresh? Insider sources suggest Apple has got something in the pipeline, and streaming music could be involved.

With iOS 8.3 you can customize your emoji and enjoy a faster iPhone

Apple's officially released iOS 8.3, and it brings performance enhancements, new emoji, expanded CarPlay functionality, new emoji, and a bevy of bug fixes. The update is available in an over-the-air update.

Is Apple’s new MacBook the last of a dying breed?

At its 'Spring Forward' event, Apple unveiled the new MacBook, a striking system that's thinner than any competitor. Yet its impressive design may indicate the company is drawing closer to blending the Mac with tablet design.

Apple to sell heavily discounted products in another ‘Lucky Bag’ promotion on Jan. 2

On Jan. 2, 8 a.m. local time in Japan, Apple will continue to follow the Japanese tradition of fukubukuro (“lucky bag”), where brick-and-mortar retail stores sell bags filled with unknown items sold at heavy discounts.
Home Theater

The dock is dead: Go wireless with one of these great iPhone/iPod speakers

we’ve put together a list our favorite sonic solutions, which leverage wireless streaming via Bluetooth, or Apple’s proprietary Airplay system to take all that rad jive on your iPhone to the next level without ever leaving your pocket.

Former engineer claims Apple intended to block 100 percent of non-iTunes clients

Former Apple engineer Ron Schultz testified against the tech giant on Friday, claiming Apple willfully attempted to block iPod users from downloading music not purchased from its own iTunes store.

Apple back in the dock after iPod case gets a new plaintiff

It looked as though the antitrust case filed against Apple — for restricting the music users could play on iPods — might be about to collapse, but a new eligible plaintiff has stepped forward.

Discontinued iPod Classics selling for high prices on eBay

If you want to get your hands on one of Apple's discontinued iPod Classic devices for Christmas, be prepared to pay over-the-odds for the player — demand has pushed up prices on Amazon and eBay.

Digital Trends Podcast - Episode 8

Do you want Fiber badly enough? Google will be the judge. Meanwhile, Apple is in trouble over digital music, vinyl continues to drive the return of analog music, and "feeling" holograms is finally a reality. Yes, really.