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Mac|Windows: iPod mini 1.0 Software Released

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2004
News Categories: Mac Software

Everything you love about iPod just got tinier. iPod mini lets you bring 1,000 songs everywhere you go in an anodized aluminum body about the size of a business card. The iPod mini 1.0 Software updates and restores software on your iPod mini.

License: Freeware
System Requirements:

Mac: 
10.1.5 or later (some features require Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later)
iPod mini
Macintosh computer with built-in FireWire
iTunes 4.2 or later

Windows:
A PC with a FireWire or USB 2.0 port or FireWire or USB 2.0 card installed
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 or later or Windows XP

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Comments

1

Umm, so if this is version 1.0, and it’s an update, what has everyone been using for the last 4 days?

Posted by Nuke666 on February 25, 2004 at 1:47 AM (PDT)

2

is the plug for the mini really necessary? I assume people already own one of their downloading this firmware.

Posted by dave on February 25, 2004 at 5:21 AM (PDT)

3

this is an odd post - especially since every single iPod mini is shipped with version 1.0 installed.

Posted by jeromius in Detroit on February 25, 2004 at 12:05 PM (PDT)

4

yes but I assume they have just started to provide a download for it on the Apple web site. Future firmware releases will be available on the web now.

Posted by noogabooga on February 25, 2004 at 12:21 PM (PDT)

5

i ran into someone on BART today that owned a new mini ipod. Bart is of course bay area rapid transit. anyways, i had my 2nd gen 10gb ipod on me. although its a bit old in computer terms i felt vastly superior. all i could think of was how this yuppy just got ripped off and for a couple bucks more he could have bought a normal sized ipod. the ipod mini to me is more of a token piece than anything else. its something to show off. something to say “look im cool i just bought something that was on tv”  i usually give a friendly knod to other people i see with ipods but this guy was so not worthy.

Posted by Jaguares in Bay Area, Ca on February 25, 2004 at 8:08 PM (PDT)

6

can ipod mini work with later versions of windows in the future?

Posted by sntcnc on October 7, 2004 at 12:25 PM (PDT)

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