Mix: iNES, Apple event, Quanta, Chili Peppers

iNES is a Nintendo emulator for the iPod based on the iPodLinux software. Games such as Super Mario Bros. 2, Megaman, and Skate or Die all currently work on fifth-generation iPods.

While he expects new products soon, UBS analyst Benjamin A. Reitzes believes Apple will not be holding a special event around April 1 to mark its 30th anniversary.
The Economic Daily News reports that Quanta Computer has secured a contract from Apple to manufacture “video iPod devices.” It’s not clear whether its referring to current fifth-generation iPods or an unannounced model.

TUAW notes that long-time iTunes Music Store holdouts the Red Hot Chili Peppers are now offering nine of their albums, along with videos and extras, from Apple’s store.

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