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Apple hints at new iPod announcement, sees ‘staggering’ nano demand

During Apple’s fourth quarter conference call with analysts and press Tuesday, a senior Apple executive said that the final phase of a complete iPod lineup revamp would be revealed before the holiday shopping season, hinting that full-size iPods would soon receive a makeover and new features—possibly at tomorrow’s special event in San Jose, California.

While discussing the iPod family and the new iPod nano, which just replaced the iPod mini, Tim Cook, Apple’s executive vice president of worldwide sales and operations, said that his company had some “very innovative new products that we have yet to introduce” for the holiday season. Cook noted that Apple began working on “revolutionary” new versions of its iPods more than a year ago, and that last quarter was the final quarter for the older models.

Also during the conference call, Cook said that Apple sold over 1 million iPod nanos in the first 17 days of the product’s availability (before the fourth quarter ended), and that the company is seeing “staggering” demand and an “enormous backlog” for the tiny device.

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41

Dude I just want video and loads more space and maybe a little more battery life.

Posted by Hayden on October 12, 2005 at 1:13 AM (PDT)

42

Hey I am in NZ so I am not to sure what time the event will be for me…. I think 7 am if it is 10 hrs from now?... Can anyone confirm?

Posted by Hayden on October 12, 2005 at 1:15 AM (PDT)

43

6am wellington, nz, 24th october

Posted by Bav on October 12, 2005 at 1:38 AM (PDT)

44

In 9 hours we’ll ALL know what all the fuss was about smile And many of us will probably be reaching the limit on their credit cards!! lol..

Posted by Bav on October 12, 2005 at 1:44 AM (PDT)

45

I have seen the truth….prepare to be blown away.

You will be amazed.

Posted by Tom on October 12, 2005 at 2:54 AM (PDT)

46

What do u mean Tom?
Are you related to Steve Jobs? wink

Posted by Bav on October 12, 2005 at 3:18 AM (PDT)

47

Remember, we’ve know for a week that Apple was hosting some sort of event today at the BBC Television Centre in London.

News of the Apple booking went around the BBC email network like wildfire - everyone knew about it before the Radio 6 leak.

As we *know* Apple is presenting at the BBC today this announcment has to be about some form of video content.

Possible candidates:

1. new itunes with support for video content
2. airtunes style video player for your tv (apple media centre..)
3. video ipod

Looking forward to finding out which one it is!

Posted by beeb on October 12, 2005 at 3:37 AM (PDT)

48

What time is the mythical beast unveiled in the UK….?

Posted by PugRallye on October 12, 2005 at 4:07 AM (PDT)

49

I wonder how many announcements we’ll see like this today….

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Posted by Gee on October 12, 2005 at 4:53 AM (PDT)

50

Pink special-edition iPod nano for breastcancer awareness.

Posted by Magic Rabbits in Aberdeen, Scotland on October 12, 2005 at 5:06 AM (PDT)

51

If they release a video iPod, I hope it will include visualisations for music…

Posted by Magic Rabbits in Aberdeen, Scotland on October 12, 2005 at 5:06 AM (PDT)

52

has anyone noticed that no images load on the US AppleStore?

Posted by MacUzer on October 12, 2005 at 5:49 AM (PDT)

53

whaat the images are loading for me :S

Posted by bulbasaur on October 12, 2005 at 5:54 AM (PDT)

54

Compared to Eastern Standard Time (and PST for that matter), it’s currently late tonight in Japan.  They’ve ALREADY SEEN IT!!!!

Posted by dude2 on October 12, 2005 at 7:28 AM (PDT)

55

From the BBC:

Please join Apple at the BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, on October 12th at 6:00pm for a live satellite broadcast from California.  Registration begins at 4.30pm.  Aim to arrive early, as demand is high and please do RSVP today to secure your place.

Posted by anonymous on October 12, 2005 at 8:23 AM (PDT)

56

my father is thinking about getting me an ipod nano for christmas.  But he recently heard a report about how bad they really are.  Apparently the screen has problems with scratching, so you have to buy a case.  But the problem is its no longer a nano, it becomes a mini.  I was also told that if i plug the nano into my stereo system in my car, the nano crashes, and i loose all of my save songs.  is this true?

Posted by Bekka on November 12, 2005 at 2:53 PM (PDT)

57

Lucky to find you, keep on the good workk guys! Best of luck.

Posted by Smit on August 14, 2006 at 4:06 PM (PDT)

58

Greetings!..

Posted by Britney on August 17, 2006 at 11:04 AM (PDT)

59

Pretty nice site, wants to see much more on it! smile

Posted by Jersey on August 18, 2006 at 6:59 PM (PDT)

60

Hi, all. Nice site…I really like your site ! Good job man.

Posted by Prohor on August 19, 2006 at 1:52 PM (PDT)

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