The Weakest Link
How to Use an iPod Touch as a Secure Device Instead of a Phone
From SIM-jacking, to SS7, to dodgy telco data selling, for some people an iPod may be a better security decision than using a normal phone.
I Miss My iPod Classic More Than Anything
As Apple kills more iPods, an ode to the 'dumb' MP3 player.
What Is the iPhone?
Is Apple Cool? 11 Teens Weigh In
11 NYC teens are disillusioned with Apple, but they still buy its products.
Why Apple’s Last Foray Into Home Speakers Was Such a Fiasco
The iPod Hi-Fi stumbled out of the gate, mocked by audiophiles and announced to the world during perhaps Apple’s weakest Steve Jobs keynote ever. The speaker was nice enough, but it simply didn’t match iPod users’ needs.
Zune Forever: The Diehards Still Obsessed With Microsoft’s Colossal Failure
2017: A Zune Odyssey
Spotify Will Never Replace What.cd
“A complete shame to lose such a treasure,” one former member noted.
2001: An Apple Odyssey
This week, it was reported that Apple had its first year-over-year sales loss since 2001. But the Apple of 2016—defined by smartphones, a little boring—is not the Apple of 2001.
Music Geeks Are Retrofitting Old iPods to Keep the Perfect MP3 Player Alive
Upgrading an old iPod’s battery and storage drive makes it a potent companion, even in the age of Spotify.
Microsoft's Trendiest Mistake, the Zune, Is No More
Ask not for whom the MP3 tolls, Zune, it tolls for thee.
The Zune, Which You Probably Didn't Know Wasn't Dead, Is Dead
Yes, the Zune still exists. Or at least it did, until today.
Performing 'Steve Jobs'
Aaron Sorkin's film takes a deep look at Steve Job's life on the public stage.
2014 in Review
Giga Bye: In 2014 We Lost the iPod Classic and the Way We Listen to Music Changed Forever
The iPod was supposed to kill the album, but did the end of the iPod do it instead?