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Chips for WiFi, Bluetooth iPod ready

updated 06:00 pm EST, Wed February 8, 2006

WiFi, Bluetooth iPods?

Apple may be one step closer to developing a wireless iPod, according to a new report. PortalPlayer--the chip maker behind the audio logic of Apple's iPods--is adding Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support to its products, according to Reg Hardware. PortalPlayer has tied-in with Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR), a UK-based Bluetooth chip designer, and said it will integrate its PP5022 audio chip family with CSR's UniFi Wi-Fi and Bluetooth controller. The company will demonstrate a reference platform based on the combined technology next week at the 3GSM show in Barcelona, according to the report. Apple is rumored to be hosting a music-related event later this month--the week following 3GSM. The invite reportedly depicts an Airport Express Wi-Fi adaptor's power light, suggesting a Wi-Fi focus for the event.




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  1. JackNN

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Er...

    In case you didn't know, that invite was a fake.

  1. boombashi

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Of course it was a fake

    But althought the time frame may be off, and it was a complete photoshop disaster, doesn't mean that Apple doesn't have a video base AirPort extreme in the works. Seems like a very logical step for that little piece of technology, and I would buy one in a second (BTW, I'm not alone). Apple likes making products that people want.

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