Tag Archives: Industrial design

Why Does Apple Take So Long to Bite?

By | September 19, 2005

Apple is again protecting itself, as Wired News reports: E-Tailers Get Apple Nastygrams Apple is ordering several online iPod accessory vendors to stop using the word “iPod” in their names or URLs. Apple has sent legal notices to accessory vendors everythingipod.co.uk and iPodlife. “I’m very nervous that this whole affair will hurt our business financially,” said Barry Mann,… Read More »

Apple Excites, Disappoints With iPod Mini

By | January 7, 2004

As expected, sort of, Steve Jobs has unveiled a new Apple iPod — smaller, more colourful and cheaper (but not as cheap as people thought). About 3.5 inches long and just half an inch thick, the iPod mini looks a bit like the old iPod, with the same jog dial, but comes in five colours, stores only 4… Read More »

The iPod Battery Controversy Hits The Mainstream

By | December 22, 2003

The discussion about iPod batteries has entered the mainstream. You may recall posts on this blog a few weeks back about two brothers who took their complaint that Apple would not replace their worn out battery — saying the warranty had expired, and suggesting they buy a new iPod — public, via a video posted onto the net… Read More »

Update: More On iPods — And Their Batteries

By | December 1, 2003

 Seems the guys — the Neistat Brothers — who were complaining about not being to replace their iPod batteries without expensive customer support were wrong, and even the guy who hosted their video isn’t happy.   As far as I can work out, the brothers posted a soundfile of an Apple customer support guy saying they may as… Read More »