Don't-Miss iPods Stories

iOS apps to entertain you

From streaming media to serving up a great meal to playing games, this assortment of App Collections offers plenty of choices for filling up your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch with entertaining options.

Apps that showcase Apple's iOS

Our app collections showcase programs that take advantage of location-awareness features, iOS 4's multitasking powers, and the social networking capabilities available to your mobile device.

Work smarter with these iOS apps

All work and no play may make for a dull existence, but the work still has to get done. Fortunately, we've found some mobile apps that will help you focus on the task at hand.

Party on with playlists and iPods

Thanks to the portable music players we carry in our pockets it’s possible to let everyone join in the musical fun. Here are some suggesting for pumping up your party.

Buying guide: iPods

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Classic? Nano? Shuffle? If you want to get someone an iPod, but don't know which model is right, here's how we'd step you through the buying decision.

Protect your earbuds with BudCase 3 case and keychain

The BudCase 3 by Extended Access is a small, keychain case for your ear buds that keeps them safe and untangled, while ensuring that you never leave home without them.

Griffin's Slap wristband for iPod nano takes us back in time

Griffin Technology has announced the Slap, a flexible wristband for the iPod nano that mimics the popular slap bracelets of the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Holiday wish list: Stephanie Kent

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What kind of tech gear are you wishing for this year? That's what we asked Macworld editors; here's what intern Stephanie Kent said.

Remains of the Day: All Steve, all the time

Steve Jobs is central to Apple, there's no question, but every once in a while it's Steve Steve Steve *Steve*. Even when it's an interview with John Sculley, or a journalism student, or those miners in Chile--it all comes back to Steve Jobs.

Foxconn targeted again over human rights

A report from Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior alleges poor working conditions at Foxconn Electronics, the manufacturing giant that assembles the iPhone and iPad for Apple.

Four music subscription services compared

Music subscription services are moving from the Web to iOS and household players. Here's a look at Mog, Napster, Rdio, and Rhapsody.

Apple closes in on Nintendo portables in U.S.

Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch have surpassed Sony PSP as a gaming platform in the United States, the International Gamers Survey 2010 claims.

Remains of the Day: Schooled by the iPad

Think the iPad's too cool for school? Think again. At least it isn't being viciously beat up and dissected by those iFixit bullies like its iPod cousins. And while it may take $1 billion every year to keep the iTunes Store's doors open, YouTube still hasn't managed to post a profit.