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iPodStyles accessory store renamed ‘iStyles’

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
News Categories: iPod Accessories

ObjectsFusion today announced that it has changed the name of its iPodStyles store following trademark issues with Apple. The online iPod accesssory store has been relaunched as iStyles.

“We at ObjectsFusion are very disappointed that we have to give up the iPodStyles branding, but we fully respect Apple’s decision,” the company said in a statement. “This episode resulted in the acquisition of iStyles, a name that is not only consistent with the original iPodStyles theme, but also one that is more in line with the company’s direction and focus on iPod fashion accessories, a new wave of which will be launched very soon.”

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Comments

1

That is 3!...next?

Posted by Anonymous on August 31, 2005 at 7:30 AM (PDT)

2

Didn’t the same happen with iPod Lounge?

Posted by Anonymous on August 31, 2005 at 7:56 AM (PDT)

3

And iPodEssentials has become mp3Essentials… But iPodLounge never admitted to any pressure from Apple, did they?

Posted by Magic Rabbits in Aberdeen, Scotland on August 31, 2005 at 8:13 AM (PDT)

4

They didn’t but this report makes me wonder.
Hmm…

Posted by WldKt in United States on August 31, 2005 at 9:56 AM (PDT)

5

Apple tossing it’s weight around….nahhhhh…

Er, they wouldn’t…would they??? (saturated with sarcasm)

Posted by flatline response on August 31, 2005 at 10:41 AM (PDT)

6

And not wanting to be left out of the trend, Apple has changed the name of the iPod to just i.

Posted by dethbrakr in Tacoma, WA on August 31, 2005 at 10:57 AM (PDT)

7

Jeremy, is this why the site formally known as iPodlounge jumped the gun and rebranded itself iLounge?

Posted by Lawrence Mikkelsen in New Zealand on August 31, 2005 at 2:18 PM (PDT)

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