Thursday, October 13, 2005

Apple Releases New Video iPod

Apple launches a new iPod (30GB & 60 GB versions) with video capabilities and has a similar form factor of the old iPod but with a larger screen. The new display is a 2.5in TFT (260,000 colors)with 320x240 pixels and realtime decoding of MPEG4 & H.264 video formats including a video output for connection to a TV.

USB 2.0 Only, No More Firewire!
On a negative note the new Video iPod has USB 2.0 only and Firewire is now completely unsupported, no more super fast transfers. Apparently Mac users are too expensive to support. :-(

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