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Briefly: 5G iPod firmware update; hymn

updated 11:00 am EDT, Wed September 13, 2006

5G iPod firmware update

In brief: Apple has released a new firmware update for its fifth-generation iPods that adds support for gapless playback, faster scrolling with an alphabetical indication of the current selection, adjustable screen brightness, and games downloaded from the iTunes Music Store.... The hymn project has updated QTFairUse6 for iTunes 7, enabling the software to strip away Digital Rights Management (DRM) from songs.... One MacNN reader notes that Apple has removed short Pixar films from its UK iTunes Music Store, leaving only music videos for UK iTunes customers.... iFixit today posted a complete series of iPod disassembly guides for free online, and announced an iPod parts store with more than 100 parts and upgrades.... Ars Technica has posted an in-depth look at six various DJ applications with a wide range of prices.... Sony is challenging Apple's budget laptop offering with its new Sony VAIO N-series, a "chic" notebook meant to work well with interior home design.




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  1. blahblahbloo

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Arabic?

    Keep your gapless playback and games. I want Arabic song titles on my iPod.

  1. nycnikato

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    search feature

    I have original 5g ipod. does firmware update add search ? I've heard conflicting answers.

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