October 06, 2003

iPod Recording?!

Think Secret - iPod update: Peripherals and Special Edition

Last month's Apple Expo in Paris came and went without any announcement of iPod peripherals, a rumor that had been circulating the web in recent months as well as echoed by one Think Secret source.

What happened? One source explains that Apple is ironing out some issues with the next update to the iPod firmware, iPod Software 2.1. As soon as that update is ready, the company will reportedly announce the new peripherals. While Apple had indeed hoped to release the accessories in Paris, the software issues made such a release impossible. Separately, another source says that iPod recording is still coming, but is being held up due to a software issue -- likely connected to the iPod Software 2.1 delay.

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"iPod recording?!" I would jump at the chance to buy a recordable iPod. Forget about a powerbook or new desktop. I've been waiting for one for nearly two years. I'm somewhat regretting earlier portable music purchases. Hell, I'm already feenin' for iPod accessories.

Posted by ronn at October 6, 2003 09:24 PM

don't tell nobody but you know the hacks have found a way to copy music from your ipod to someone else's hard drive. shhhhh.... Posted by: lynne on October 12, 2003 02:09 AM
Even more incentive to finally get my hands on an iPod. Tho I want the next version, probably some time after the next MacWorld SanFran. I'm sure someone in the know *hint* *hint* will give me the details should I decide to plunge ahead now. ;-) Posted by: ronn on October 12, 2003 09:59 AM