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Amazon Kindle (second generation)

While Amazon has made some successful enhancements to its e-book reader, other tweaks fall flat or miss the mark entirely.

Magellan Maestro 4700

This premium GPS device packs plenty of features, but you can find many of them on lower-cost products, too.

Eye (and ear) candy for audiophiles

These high-end audio accessories for your Mac and iPod are designed to sound (and look) like a million bucks.

25th annual Editors' Choice Awards: the complete list

We nominated, we debated, and then we whittled the list down to these: the 23 best Mac products of the year.

'iPod zombies' blamed for UK road deaths

iPod wearing cyclists are risking injury and even death, according to road safety advocates in the UK.

Apple to offer big Black Friday discounts?

According to rumors on the Internet, Apple might be getting ready to offer some steep discounts on Black Friday that could save you hundreds of dollars on iPods, Mac computers, and Apple software.

Fifth-generation iPod nano gets a firmware fix

iPod nano 1.0.2, released Friday, features several bug fixes for the latest generation of miniature MP3 players introduced in September.

Report: Apple pitching TV subscription service to networks

According to reports, Apple is flogging a $30 per month television service to content providers—but will the networks bite?

The iPod turns eight years old

Apple announced the iPod on October 23rd, 2001. On this, its eight birthday, we take a look back at the way iPods were.

Apple acknowledges iPod nano overheating in support doc

Apple has published a support document acknowledging that in very rare cases, specific iPod nano batteries could overheat.

Newton veteran returns to Apple... to market rumored tablet?

Michael Tchao, one of the leading proponents of the Newton, is back to work at Apple, according to the New York Times.

EU may force Apple to turn the music down

MP3 players and music enabled mobile phones may face a crackdown under new health and safety EU laws with volume levels capped.

Up close with the new iPod nano

Macworld senior editor Chris Breen takes a close look at the features of the new iPod nano.

The Macalope Weekly: Money, money, money

The Zune HD may be many things, but it's not an iPod touch-killer. Nor is there apparently a way to kill the record industry's aspirations, even with a stake through the heart. And aren't accounting rules a killer?

Want Zune HD games? Prepare to watch ads

Microsoft has released a handful of free games for its new Zune HD, but users will have to watch either a static or video advertisement while the game starts up.