MACWORLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple(R)
today announced the iPod(R) Radio Remote which combines the convenience of a
wired remote control with new FM radio capabilities for the iPod nano and
fifth generation iPod. The iPod Radio Remote is a convenient way for music
lovers to skip tracks and adjust the volume of their iPod even when it's in a
pocket or backpack, and listen to FM radio stations while displaying station
and song information on their iPod screen.
"The iPod Radio Remote combines two great features in one elegant
product," said Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of Worldwide iPod Product
Marketing. "The iPod Radio Remote is both the best remote control and the best
FM radio listening experience for iPod."
In addition to the iPod Radio Remote and the over 2,000 accessories
designed for iPod are the iPod AV Connection Kit and the new iPod nano In-Ear
Lanyard Headphones. The iPod AV Connection Kit includes everything needed to
connect the iPod to a TV for watching photo slideshows and video, or a stereo
system for listening to music, and charges the iPod. The new iPod nano In-Ear
Lanyard Headphones combine the best of the iPod nano Lanyard Headphones and
the Apple In-Ear Headphones, providing convenience and style with comfort and
Pricing & Availability
The iPod Radio Remote includes a pair of Apple headphones with a shorter
cable, perfectly complementing the iPod Radio Remote and will begin shipping
immediately for $49 (US). The iPod displays station and song information for
stations that support the Radio Data System (RDS). The iPod AV Connection Kit
includes an iPod Universal Dock, an Apple Remote, an iPod AV Cable, an iPod
Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable and an iPod USB Power Adapter and is
compatible with all iPod models with a dock connector for $99 (US). The iPod
nano In-Ear Lanyard Headphones will be available for $49 (US) and include
three different sized caps to ensure the headphones fit comfortably and
securely. The above accessories will begin shipping immediately and will be
available through the Apple Store(R) (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores
and Apple Authorized Resellers.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple
II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh.
Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-
winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and
professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music
revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.
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