Feeds

Apple admits iPod Nano colours may 'change over time'

Coughing up before the complaints?

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Just when you thought the new metal-made iPod Nano marked an end to screen scratches, there's another threat to the diminutive music player's colorful good looks - and this time Apple's admitted it up front.

Yes, the TOY boy came back from a sojourn Stateside with bag full tech toys for himself and a single girl-friendly gadget for yours truly: a shiny new 4GB second-generation iPod Nano. It's the rather cute blue number and I couldn't wait to get it out of the clear plastic package.

And what a box... the Nano's packaging is a carton designer's wet dream all on its own, as this little photo sequence shows. You almost want to leave the Nano in there. And you may have to if you can't figue out how to get the thing open...

But what's this I read at the end of the small print on the back after the battery charge and storage capacity caveats?

"Like a fine pair of jeans, iPod Nano colours may vary and change over time."

So my fine, shiny azure music player may soon become faded, dull and lustreless, baggy at the knees, and not quite big enough. Lord, take me now...

Ah well, at least it sounds good and plays all night. Which is more than you can say for him indoors, eh, girls... ®

the hardware widow

The Hardware Widow spends her life with a geek who thinks he knows more about technology than she does

The Hardware Widow on...

Sony Vaio laptops
BenQ's 'mauve sensation' phone
BenQ's butterfly phone
iPod undies

Related reviews

Apple's second-generation iPod Nano

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

Whitepapers

Designing and building an open ITOA architecture
Learn about a new IT data taxonomy defined by the four data sources of IT visibility: wire, machine, agent, and synthetic data sets.
5 critical considerations for enterprise cloud backup
Key considerations when evaluating cloud backup solutions to ensure adequate protection security and availability of enterprise data.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Protecting against web application threats using SSL
SSL encryption can protect server‐to‐server communications, client devices, cloud resources, and other endpoints in order to help prevent the risk of data loss and losing customer trust.