September 2005 Archives

New iPods, new ugly iTunes


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Apple released a new version of iTunes today. I downloaded it to get the "organize playlists in folders" feature. Sadly they've also made it have a "new streamlined look". Yikes. It looks awful (link to full screenshot). Or so I think today. It's likely it'll just be like how new car models often look bad at first. Many more comments (via "Brent Simmons:

ipod nanoThey also released the iPod nano which looks just beautiful. But so fragile! I'd be worried to put it in my pocket.

I was hoping for a new mini with higher capacity. Darn. Apparently most people only have relatively few songs on their MP3 players.

It seems like they are at least considering phasing the iPod mini out. It's not listed on the main iPod page. If you go to the old url it forwards you to an otherwise hidden Apple Store page where you still can order it.

The iTunes Phone looks pretty dumb. (The TV sports are neat though). It's an old Motorola phone with a tiny tiny music capacity. Not so interesting. (And I don't think Apple are excited about it either, releasing the much cooler Nano at the same time).

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