Tag Archives: iPod

If the iPod Was Invented in the 70s…

Imagine the reaction if something resembling the iPod was released in the 70s. People would have assumed it was some sort of extraterrestrial device. What other choice would they have? So, if the iPod had been released in the in the 70s, of course it would have looked a little different. Ok, maybe a lot different. The Pocket Hi-Fi, an ...

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EyePod: The Anatomical Steampunk Cousin of the iPod

Something tells me the EyePod is the black sheep of the family. Created by the self-appointed “Dr Grymm,” the EyePod is actually a mod of an iPod Nano, so believe it or not, buried somewhere deep in that monstrosity, is a functioning portable media device. A custom mod of an Apple iPod Nano 1st Gen. The design is inspired by ...

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iPod Shuffle Ranked as World’s Worst MP3 Player

Apple has some of the best and apparently the worst of gadgets around. The 2009 iPod Shuffle model was rated a dismal 51 out of 100 points, the worst among 9 similarly specced MP3 players. Navigation of the device was apparently one of many key problems, the voice controls ranked as one of the most common complaints. T3 points out ...

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Thomas Pink Commuter Tie Holds Your iPod As You Mosey

I’ve hid my iPod in worse places trying to smuggle it into my office building. The Thomas Pink Commuter Tie has a special compartment built into its backside that holds the iPod. Not only is this great for listening to tunes during your commute, but helps smuggle the device into your office without looking like a slacker hippie. Oh, and ...

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Greek Sculptures with a Twist of Geek

Just how iconic is the Apple iPod? Iconic enough to be featured in the hands of Greek gods. California Artist Adam Reeder created this fantastical Greek-inspired sculptures. Sculptures which prove that the iPhone is so great that even Zeus uses one. Where would Pan be without Dream Theater to back up his serenade? And where would we be if we ...

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iPod Shuffle and Apple Remote Smashed Into One Device

An ingenious DIYer noticed that the second generation iPod Shuffle and the Apple Remote have a similar shape. So similar that the two devices could be merged together with some crafty electronic finagling. When headphones are connected to the Shuffle / Remote mash-up device, the gadget works as the music player. Without headphones, the device carries the features of an ...

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iPod Slide Concept Design

The classic iPod design has been standard for so long that even Apple calls the original iPod the iPod Classic. The iPod Slide concept updates the iPod Classic design while keeping all of the device’s classic elements intact. It just makes the classic design a little more… compact. Allowing the iPod to slide sort of like those slide phones that ...

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Optimus Prime iPod Dock

Let me be straight up now, so I don’t drag you along for the ride. This iPod dock is a limited-edition gadget so it costs around $340. If you’ve got the dough, great, but I just thought you’d like to know before you read further and soil yourself in excitement. With only 100 made, the Music Label – Exile Perfect ...

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