Apple's fall event: iPod refresh; Apple TV reborn (roundup)

CEO Steve Jobs unveils redesigns for every iPod model; iTunes 10 features Ping, a social network for music; and iOS 4.2 to unify iPad and iPhone. Plus: Apple TV goes streaming, including Netflix offerings.

At its traditional fall entertainment event, Apple offers up a new version of its Apple TV service, with streaming of content from Netflix, YouTube, and other sources, and unveils its biggest-ever reworking of the iPod lineup. It also offers a look ahead to iOS 4.2, due in November.

<b>Apple rolls out new iPods, social iTunes</b>

A new version of Apple TV is also coming soon, as Apple follows its usual September playbook in refreshing its iPod lineup and the iTunes software.
(Posted in Apple by Tom Krazit)
September 1, 2010 11:50 AM PDT

<b>Apple TV: Still a hobby after all these years</b>

news analysis Apple downsizes the device and the price and adds a few interesting new features, but comes short of introducing a product that will be a category changer.
&#149;&nbsp;For 99 cents, Amazon sells shows, Apple rents them
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg)
September 1, 2010 2:58 PM PDT

<b>Videos: iPod, iTunes, Apple TV updates</b>

At its typically music-focused fall event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes the stage to show off refreshes to the Shuffle, Nano, and Touch, as well as its TV device and mobile operating system.
(Posted in Apple by CNET News staff)
September 1, 2010 1:41 PM PDT

<b>iOS 4.1 offers new photo features, bug fixes</b>

Before jumping into Apple's music and entertainment news, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced iOS 4.1, the latest update for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
(Posted in iPhone Atlas by Kent German)
September 1, 2010 11:57 AM PDT

<b>New Apple TV: Netflix streaming, cheaper TV rentals</b>

Second-generation Apple TV features 99-cent TV rentals from ABC and Fox, Netflix streaming, and a much-smaller design.
(Posted in Crave by Matthew Moskovciak)
September 1, 2010 11:43 AM PDT

<b>Welcome to the social, Apple</b>

The Ping social-music feature in iTunes 10 is what Microsoft imagined when it launched the Zune with one critical difference: an addressable user base of more than 100 million.
&#149;&nbsp;Sony announces cloud-based music service
(Posted in Digital Noise by Matt Rosoff)
September 1, 2010 11:38 AM PDT

<b>iPad gets iOS 4.2 in November</b>

Multitasking for the iPad is finally on its way...but not for another couple of months. The tablet will also be getting Game Center.
(Posted in Crave by Scott Stein)
September 1, 2010 10:56 AM PDT

<b>Poll: Which Apple announcement was best?</b>

The spiffy touch-screen Nano? Movie rentals on your iOS device? Or do you think today's Apple event was one big snoozefest? Here's your chance to vote!
(Posted in iPhone Atlas by Kent German)
September 1, 2010 1:25 PM PDT

<b>Live blog: Big iPod refresh; Apple TV reborn</b>

CEO Steve Jobs unveils redesigns for every iPod model; iTunes 10 features Ping, a social network for music; and iOS 4.2 to unify iPad and iPhone. Plus: Apple TV goes streaming, including Netflix offerings.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg)
September 1, 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Previous coverage

<b>Apple to stream music event--to Apple devices</b>

Apple announces that it will provide a live video stream of Wednesday's music event, but only to those who have Macs running OS X, an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
(Posted in Apple by Steven Musil)
August 31, 2010 4:54 PM PDT

<b>WSJ: ABC, Fox to rent 99-cent TV shows on iTunes</b>

For months we've heard Apple was pitching Hollywood studios to adopt a 99-cent rental fee for TV shows. According to the Journal, Disney and Fox have signed on.
(Posted in Apple by Greg Sandoval)
August 30, 2010 5:43 PM PDT

<b>iTunes song samples may double in length</b>

Think 30 seconds isn't enough to decide whether you like a song? Sources tell CNET that Apple is making changes. They also say you'll have to wait longer for an iTunes cloud service. &#149;&nbsp;Music publishers haven't OK'd longer iTunes samples
&#149;&nbsp;Research supports longer iTunes song samples
(Posted in Apple by Greg Sandoval)
August 30, 2010 2:42 PM PDT

<b>Report: Apple TV to launch with Netflix</b>

Bloomberg reports that when the Apple set-top box debuts, Netflix will be the featured digital-movie service.
(Posted in Apple by Greg Sandoval)
August 31, 2010 2:59 PM PDT

<b>Can Apple maintain iPod's relevance?</b>

It's one of the many questions we have leading up to Wednesday's Apple music event. We look at what will happen to the iPod lineup, what's next for iTunes on the Web, and the chances of seeing an improved Apple TV.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg and Donald Bell)
August 30, 2010 4:00 AM PDT

<b>Friday Poll: How will Apple music event play out?</b>

With Apple's fall music event coming up in days, technophiles are busy tossing around speculation on what will be announced. So, what's the most sure bet?
(Posted in Crave by Leslie Katz)
August 27, 2010 6:00 AM PDT
 

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