Feeds

Next-gen video iPod spotted on web

If they're fakes, they're good ones

Securing Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable

Tantalising photos of what appears to be the video-optimised next-generation iPod have surfaced on the web. Past pictures have been exposed as fakes, but if the new set of shots are hoax images, they're very good ones: they clearly show the device's rumoured virtual UI, including a shot in regular music mode.

The images were originally sent to website MacShrine, but that site appears to have been temporarily suspended. The shots are mirrored at the Gallery of Video iPod Mockups, here, along with past, fake shots of the device.

The new images, shown mounted in a iPod Hi-Fi, shows the device in movie mode, complete with virtual UI, sitting alongside an iPod Nano. There's a shot of the machine being held, and finally a pick of the device in portrait orientation with its music mode virtual UI - it looks just like a regular iPod, but the clickwheel is an on-screen graphic.

With so much interest on the movie mode UI - thanks to past rumours about the device, and the patent applications for such an interfaced recently filed by Apple - that's an obvious thing to incorporate into a fake. Not so the regular iPod UI, and its presence here grants the images, for us, some verisimilitude. As we say, if they are fakes, they're good ones. ®

Application security programs and practises

More from The Register

next story
iPad? More like iFAD: We reveal why Apple fell into IBM's arms
But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
For Lenovo US, 8-inch Windows tablets are DEAD – long live 8-inch Windows tablets
Reports it's killing off smaller slabs are greatly exaggerated
Microsoft unsheathes cheap Android-killer: Behold, the Lumia 530
Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill
Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months
The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
Seventh-gen SPARC silicon will accelerate Oracle databases
Uncle Larry's mutually-optimised stack to become clearer in August
EU dons gloves, pokes Google's deals with Android mobe makers
El Reg cops a squint at investigatory letters
Apple orders huge MOUNTAIN of 80 MILLION 'Air' iPhone 6s
Bigger, harder trouser bulges foretold for fanbois
prev story

Whitepapers

Top three mobile application threats
Prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen mobile devices.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIO's automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise.