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Apple appears to have discontinued the iPod classic

Apple appears to have discontinued the iPod classic

Apple was on stage at Flint Center to unveil two brand new iPhones, a smartwatch and an all-new mobile payments initiative this afternoon, so we’ll forgive you if you didn’t realize that the Cupertino-based company appears to have quietly discontinued the iPod classic from its portable media player lineup. Apple officially no longer sells a device with a click wheel. 

Analyst expects iWatch to replace iPod in the future; doesn’t expect an iPod refresh this year

Analyst expects iWatch to replace iPod in the future; doesn’t expect an iPod refresh this year

According to a research note from Christopher Caso, an analyst with Susquehanna, the iPod lineup will not be refreshed this year, which means that there won’t be a new iPod Touch to accompany the iPhone 6 launch in September. The report also states that Apple could be looking to replace the iPod line with the upcoming iWatch sometime in the future, indicating that the iPods are on their death beds now.

Job listings suggest the iPod is still on Apple’s radar

Job listings suggest the iPod is still on Apple’s radar

The iPod may be declining, but it is apparently not dead. According to a report by 9to5Mac, the company is still hiring program managers and engineers within the iPod division.

iPod lineup gets new color option — space gray

iPod lineup gets new color option — space gray

The big news today was Apple’s new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, but those weren’t the only changes Apple made to its product lineup. Rather than a cut like we saw with the iPhone 5, Apple decided to add something colorful to its iPods. Namely, a new color option Space Gray.

Apple begins offering replacements for bogus USB power adapters

Apple begins offering replacements for bogus USB power adapters

In light of a Chinese woman’s death and recent controversy over the safety of counterfeit USB power adapters, Apple has announced a new program that intends to rid the world of these potentially deadly accessories.

Buyer Orders iPod from Website, Gets Rocks Instead

Buyer Orders iPod from Website, Gets Rocks Instead

This is pretty amusing (and not made up). An Indian customer ordered an iPod from one of the country’s leading e-commerce websites, Flipkart.com, and to her surprise found something entirely unexpected in the box.

FreedomPop’s iPhone Case Stuck in FCC Approval Testing

FreedomPop’s iPhone Case Stuck in FCC Approval Testing

When you push the limits, boundaries, and conventional wisdom with a device, you’re bound to hit a few snags—even if the idea is really awesome. FreedomPop’s iPhone case/data device they have been showing off at CES is stuck in the FCC approval process because nothing like it has ever been done before.

Apple Unveils 5th Gen iPod touch With 4″ Screen, Taller Design And A5 Chip

Apple Unveils 5th Gen iPod touch With 4″ Screen, Taller Design And A5 Chip

At the iPhone media event this morning, Greg Joswiak, Apple’s VP of marketing, unveiled the latest line of iPods, featuring a whole new 4 inch iPod touch and a redesigned iPod nano.

The fifth gen iPod touch borrows a number of features from the newly announced iPhone 5, namely a 4 inch 1136×640 pixels display, a taller design, thinner form factor and improved battery life.

New iPod Touch To Come With Taller 1136×640 Display; 32-Nm A5 Chip

New iPod Touch To Come With Taller 1136×640 Display; 32-Nm A5 Chip

iOS Developer Will Strafach aka @Chronic has tweeted that Apple’s next generation iPod touch will come with a taller display with 1136×640 resolution, just like the iPhone 5.

Strafach had earlier revealed that iPhone 5 and the new iPhone will allow users to take panoramic photos using the native Camera app.

Apple To Launch New iPod Touches, New iPod Nano, Tweaked iPod Shuffle Along With iPhone 5 On September 12

Apple To Launch New iPod Touches, New iPod Nano, Tweaked iPod Shuffle Along With iPhone 5 On September 12

While it’s almost certain that Apple will be holding two separate events for the iPhone and the iPad mini, the company doesn’t mind having the iPod share the stage with the iPhone during its September 12th media event.

9to5Mac adds specifics to its earlier report that predicted the iPod lineup being updated with the iPhone.