|Apple iPod shuffle|
Ilse Jurriën : September 13th 2006 - 18:42 CET
Apple iPod shuffle : The world’s smallest digital music player and just $79, the 1GB Apple iPod shuffle lets you wear up to 240 songs on your sleeve. Or your lapel. Or your belt. Clip on Apple iPod shuffle and wear it as a badge of musical devotion.You know what they say about good things and small packages. But when something 1.62 inches long and about half an ounce holds up to 240 songs, “good” and “small” don’t quite cut it. Especially when you can listen to your music for up to 12 continuous hours. In fact, Apple iPod shuffle just may be the biggest thing in small. Clip it to your coin pocket. Clip it to your bag. No matter where you clip your skip-free Apple iPod shuffle, you’ll have instant access to music. |
Apple iPod shuffle - iTunes|
And Apple iPod shuffle’s anodized aluminum enclosure goes with absolutely everything. Put it on, turn it up, and turn some heads. The first step to wearing 240 songs on your Apple iPod shuffle is downloading iTunes - free. Then you can download 99¢ songs from the iTunes Store or import music from your CDs. When it’s time to sync, plug the included dock into your Mac or PC’s USB port and transfer your music from iTunes just by docking Apple iPod shuffle.
Apple iPod shuffle Music player - Control pad
Apple iPod shuffle pays due respect to its bigger siblings with a thumb-friendly, circular control pad that puts the “go” in ergonomic. Click the center button to play and pause. Click the outer buttons to move back, skip forward, and adjust volume. Apple iPod shuffle’s headphone jack does double-duty as a dock connector. Flip Apple iPod shuffle upside-down and drop it into the included dock. Then connect the dock to your Mac or Windows PC via USB for a quick sync and charge. And if you’re away from your computer, you can charge on the go with an optional USB adapter.
Apple iPod shuffle - Specifications
• 1GB USB flash drive
• Holds up to 240 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
• Stores data via USB flash drive
• Skip-free playback
• Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
• 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack
• Built-in rechargeable lithium polymer battery
• Playtime: Up to 12 hours when fully charged
• Charging via included USB dock
Apple iPod shuffle MP3 player - Battery life
Green means go, amber means you’re low, and red means you’ve almost hit zero. But with up to 12 hours of battery life, iPod shuffle may keep rocking even longer than you do. Thanks to a sturdy, built-in clip, iPod shuffle goes with anything. Clip it to your sleeve, your lapel, your coin pocket, your backpack. No matter where you wear it, iPod shuffle speaks volumes about your style. Embrace your inner rebel: Flip the shuffle switch to mix up iPod shuffle’s contents. Then flip the switch again to play your hand-picked playlists and albums in the order you synced them from iTunes
Apple MP3 Player iPod - Shuffle switch
Got more than 240 songs in your iTunes library? No problem. Let iTunes autofill your iPod shuffle and get a new musical experience every time. Pop follows jazz. Rock follows rap. iPod shuffle loves to improvise. Take the Shuffle switch, for instance. Even if you’ve synced a particular playlist, you can shuffle songs with a flick.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.