New iPods in June?

SiliconAddict

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I’m perfectly happy with my 60GB iPod Photo. I have about 8GB of free space left that SHOULD last me until late 2006 early 2007. By then I fully expect the iPod to be around 100GB with the photo being bumped down to the second tier as the iPod video takes the spotlight.
 

Trowaman

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and I speculate apple will release a new version of OS X sometime over the next 2 years.

This is not based on any insider knowledge, just speculation. ;)
 

hughdogg

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Dad's and Grads

Actually June is a pretty big shopping time for gadgets with father's day and graduation season. My sense is they would need to release it in the middle of May to get them into the channels in time for the June shopping. Palm usually releases their new handhelds in this time frame for that specific reason. (Of course, we all know how well Palm have been doing).

But I agree with everyone above, just speculation.
hughdogg
 

greenguy4

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Jan 2, 2005
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Oh man I hope so, I've been waiting for the 5th generation for a while know to purchase my first iPod (just look at my signature). Thats right, MY FIRST, not everyone has one!
 

ccrandall77

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Jan 6, 2004
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Color mini's please!

I'm only really interested in a new mini that isn't a crappy pastel color, has 8-10GB+ of storage, a color screen, and bluetooth.

I'd also like to see some 3rd party products like a wifi-enabled doc, more bluetooth headphone selections, and stuff like that.

I'd also hope there's going to be a a set-top box that'll let you store movies onto your iPod for easy transport to a friend's house.
 

rendezvouscp

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Aug 20, 2003
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Despite how many people are getting sick of iPod news, I sincerely hope that there is a fifth generation iPod that's ready to debut in the next few months. I'm a little doubtful though, seeing that the last iPod announcement is still on Apple's front page. Here's hoping!
-Chase
 

swissmann

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Trowaman said:
and I speculate apple will release a new version of OS X sometime over the next 2 years.

This is not based on any insider knowledge, just speculation. ;)
Right on. Any one of us could make a speculative guess. So why is this even on MacRumors?
 

puckhead193

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May 25, 2004
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Trowaman said:
and I speculate apple will release a new version of OS X sometime over the next 2 years.

This is not based on any insider knowledge, just speculation. ;)
Yea, and Steve Jobs will wear a black sweater and jeans at the next keynotes :rolleyes: ;)

I hope they do get new ipod cause my 3g is going to die soon... :(
my friend has a 40 gig photo dam that is one big mamma! i hope they scale the size down alot
 

zap2

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Mar 8, 2005
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im hoping soon too my gold mini is growing old and needs a bigger ipod to help it

apple have not made any really bi changes to the ipod line other then the shuffle fora long time. The updates have been for memory and more battery life. Apples need a really new idea for ipods like a new design for them for all color screens
 

Demon

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Feb 17, 2004
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how nice.

let's hope they release something substantial this time! i think an update to the iPod form factor would be nice, then again that would screw a lot of 3rd party peripherals. but ever since my iPod burned down due to the iPod update a few weeks back... life has never been the same. improve apple product quality! please!

my iPod burned out when i tried to update the firmware provided by Apple... through my powerbook. didn't do anything fishy, just unlucky. damn it. :mad:
 

MmmPancakes

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Jan 18, 2005
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I would MUCH rather drop a $15 battery in my 3g 15 gig ipod rather than have to buy yet another iPod..isn't there a such thing as buyer burnout?
 

Ja Di ksw

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puckhead193 said:
Yea, and Steve Jobs will wear a black sweater and jeans at the next keynotes :rolleyes: ;)

I hope they do get new ipod cause my 3g is going to die soon... :(
my friend has a 40 gig photo dam that is one big mamma! i hope they scale the size down alot
why is your 3g going to "die soon"? I have a 1g and 3g, and they both still work fine (got the 3g to record lectures).
 

d.perel

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Feb 3, 2005
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dornoforpyros said:
eh I bet they just drop the 'regular' iPods without the colour displays. The 4th generation iPod will hit the 1 year mark this summer.
I hope you're right. If they come out with a full line including minis (probably not yet) with color screens, then I would upgrade from a lowly shuffle. Maybe even bluetooth messaging would be in the works?
 

chameeeleon

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Jan 11, 2004
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All I care about is if iTunes 5 comes along with these new iPods. With ThinkSecret saying 4.8 (not 5) is due to be released soon, I am DYING for some more excitement in iTunes. My 3G and shuffle will do me great until this multimedia iPod Apple's been ordering chips for arrives.
 

joecool85

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Mar 9, 2005
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ccrandall77 said:
I'm only really interested in a new mini that isn't a crappy pastel color, has 8-10GB+ of storage, a color screen, and bluetooth.

I'd also like to see some 3rd party products like a wifi-enabled doc, more bluetooth headphone selections, and stuff like that.

I'd also hope there's going to be a a set-top box that'll let you store movies onto your iPod for easy transport to a friend's house.
I'd be happy just with the 8-10gb mini...nm bluetooth etc.
 

greenguy4

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Jan 2, 2005
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Even though bluetooth wont serve SOO many purposes I still think it would be a cool add on to the iPod. Right now it could be used for some small Syncs (maybe like an album or two at a time) and then the calender plus other small feautures. Perhaps even bluetooth headphones.

But also think about later if/when bluetooth becomes bigger and it could be used for who knows what!
 

ccrandall77

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Jan 6, 2004
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Franklin, WI
Faceplates

I've written this before, but I still feel that an iPod that could have swappable faceplates would be big. Look at how well they sell for cell phones and look at how well the silicon jackets for iPods sell. This would be a slam dunk and a great way to get away from the crappy pastels and boring white.

I just hope brushed aluminum faceplates are available to complement a Clie-like brushed metal backend.

Oh, and I want bigger drives, color screens (for the mini), bluetooth, wifi docks, PVR capability + a set-top box, etc.
 
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