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  • News: Pink iPod cases fund breast-cancer research

    Belkin has introduced pink versions of its iPod nano cases, the Sport Armband and Remix Metal. Available from BestBuy the iPod nano cases each cost $30 (around £16); they went on sale on Sunday. A portion of the proceeds go to a breast cancer charity.

  • News: Greenpeace backs Apples green efforts

    Environmental group Greenpeace has responded to Apple CEO Steve Jobs' open letter on the environmental issues facing his company and the industry. Greenpeace seems pleased with the steps Apple has committed to taking, raising the company's ranking from a 2.7 to a 5 out of 10.

  • News: BlackBerry Curve beats iPhone to launch

    One month before Apple is set to release the iPhone, Research In Motion (RIM) has announced a new BlackBerry smartphone it calls Curve. Also called the 8300, the devices expected to be released this spring (individual carriers will announce prices as the roll out the phone).

  • News: Creative launches £28 MP3 player

    Creative is launching a small-capacity MP3 player that has the same capacity but is the half price of Apple's Shuffle player. Known as the Zen Stone, the new £28 player will be available in six glossy finishes: black, red, pink, blue, green or white and has a capacity of 1GB. Apple’s updated iPod Shuffle is available in white, pink, blue, green or orange. Its 1GB version costs £55.

  • News: 'Green' Apple targets iPod & monitors

    In an open letter posted to the company's website on Wednesday, Apple CEO Steve Jobs outlined plans to remove toxic chemicals from its products, making "A Greener Apple”.

  • News: Critical Winamp bug threat to PC users

    Security companies have warned Winamp users that the music player application has a bug that could give attackers the means to hijack PCs.

  • News: The Crimea offers free album online

    British band, The Crimea, is trying out a new way to increase its fan base by offering its new album for free online.

  • News: Mattel develops BarbieGirl MP3 player

    Mattel has created an MP3 player that looks like a doll and can be transformed into live characters at BarbieGirls.com.

  • News: iTunes threatened by DRM-free music

    Apple's iPod and iTunes Store dominate online music, with the recording industry reporting that nearly 13 percent fewer CDs were sold in 2006 than the previous year, while sales of downloaded digital songs increased by almost 60 percent. But will DRM-free music and subscription-based services change the way we consume music?

  • News: Microsoft planning new Zune players

    New Zune music players are in the works as Microsoft steps up the batte against Apple's iPod. But some analysts are unsure whether new form factors or functions will significantly boost Zune's popularity

  • News: Europe to tidy up online music "mess"

    Providers of online music services in Europe should benefit from a new one-stop licensing system aimed at simplifying the complex process of obtaining music distribution rights across the continent.

  • News: iPod's UK share behind other markets

    Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook said the iPod remains the dominant media player across the world, although competing devices are taking a chunk out of the UK market.

  • News: Apple boosted by iPod & Mac sales

    Apple’s Mac and iPod product lines reported impressive growth during the first three months of the year, helping Apple achieve $5.26bn in revenue and $770m in profit in Q1.

  • News: Apple backs Steve Jobs in options scandal

    Apple's Board of Directors has backed CEO Steve Jobs, issuing a statement one day after former CFO Fred Anderson said Jobs told him to backdate options.

  • News: Yahoo Music offers free song lyrics

    Yahoo has partnered with Gracenote, a provider of CD and digital track identification services, to give users free access to the lyrics of hundreds of thousands of songs from the five major music publishers, according to Gracenote spokeswoman Stephanie Steinwinder.

  • News: Business iPhone planned by Apple partner

    AT&T plans to market the iPhone to business users in addition to consumers but analysts aren't recommending that enterprises supply workers with Apple’s new handset.

  • News: Apple to vote on 'hazardous' products

    Apple shareholders will vote on a resolution at the company's annual meeting 10 May on a proposal to remove certain hazardous chemicals from their products.

  • News: Apple's iPhone previewed 'in 2004'

    Although Apple's iPhone has been shrouded in secrecy, apparently some details of the interface leaked all the way back in 2004, alert viewers of the ABC television series Lost have reported.

  • News: YouTube, Flickr & Wikipedia killers revealed

    Hitwise, which collects internet usage data directly from ISPs to measure the traffic to more than 800,000 webites, has tapped the six Web 2.0 companies most likely to reach the soaring success of YouTube, Wikipedia or Flickr. To do so, it looks at the types of early adopters now using the sites.

  • News: Microsoft kills Zune 'fuel cell' talk

    Microsoft has insisted it won't resell the fuel-cell battery rechargers it’s buying from Medis Technologies, contrary to reports.

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