Apple working on Next Gen iPod (iBangle) to be wearable

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 6 years ago '04        #1
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Da Ill One|M 4602 heat pts4602
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Apple working on Next Gen iPod (iBangle) to be wearable
 

 

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Imagine a future iPod in which the devices have become jewelry. The basic premise that this could happen is actually years old. This design came from back in 2008. Prasana imagined it with a thin piece of alluminium, a multi-touch track pad, and an inflatable cushion inside the ring to fit multiple sized wrists comfortably.

The NYTimes recently reported that there is a very small group of Apple employees part of an industry-wide push for wearable tech. Giving way to the iBangle design of yesteryears.


The relative size of the team Apple has working on the iPod-bangle project is probably an indicator that it’s not high on the company’s agenda for release.

What’s holding it back?

The limiting technology here is the wireless transmission of music. Apple added Bluetooth 4.0 to the iPhone 4S.


Still, the iPod nano has at least in part jumped the gap to become a legitimate “wearable” itself: with the latest model, Apple added a variety of user-selectable watch faces, meaning the iPod can be used with one of various third-party wrist straps as a timepiece replacement.

While this is certainly true, the Nano as a watch is mostly for decoration. It still doesn’t contain the wireless capabilities necessary to make it a legitimate source of music on your wrist.

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Last edited by Da Ill One; 12-19-2011 at 09:35 AM..

43 comments for "Apple working on Next Gen iPod (iBangle) to be wearable"

 6 years ago '05        #2
FalconBuddha 16 heat pts16
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Ive always hated apple and dont own any apple products anymore, BUT, that sh*t looks nice. Id buy that if they actually made it. be perfect for the gym
 6 years ago '09        #3
K0ntrast 63 heat pts63
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im good ill stick to my touch
 6 years ago '98        #4
ronnie|A 10 heat pts10
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I'd cop if they can make it like those livestrong bracelets that u can actually workout in. That'll be dope... but like the article mentions, they've got to get the wireless audio streaming perfect first
 6 years ago '10        #5
shoeprano27 23 heat pts23
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 ronnie said:
I'd cop if they can make it like those livestrong bracelets that u can actually workout in. That'll be dope... but like the article mentions, they've got to get the wireless audio streaming perfect first
im sure the product is gonna be as is, like the picture.... you know them aftermarket silicone jello whatever you call it cases will come out for it.
 6 years ago '05        #6
dahabi 90 heat pts90
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i feel like these will be put in situations to break easily
 6 years ago '05        #7
Krazie 134 heat pts134
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Pretty dope idea. But a stupid fu*king name IMO.
 12-20-2011, 06:30 PM         #8
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i can imagine dudues typin in there ipod bangles like power rangers
 6 years ago '04        #9
hedake 14 heat pts14
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gay....
 12-20-2011, 06:36 PM         #10
r_2 
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why dont apple come out with a gaming system, i dont see any reason to evolve the ipod since people listen to music on there cell phones and other gadgets
 6 years ago '04        #11
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 GhostDon said:
Lame as fu*k. Steve Jobs turning in his grave on this lame sh*t.
Im pretty sure the Apple products that come out the next few years, Steve Jobs had some input in if not all his idea.
 12-20-2011, 06:45 PM         #12
TURTLEGOD562 
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Perfect 4 da gym.:celebrate0:
 6 years ago '10        #13
G Code 42 heat pts42
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dont see how this wouldnt break
 6 years ago '05        #14
HARBINGER|M 448 heat pts448
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 Kontrast0 said:
im good ill stick to my touch
x*xxxxxeactly n*gga
 6 years ago '06        #15
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 Kontrast0 said:
im good ill stick to my touch
 6 years ago '07        #16
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Meh, totally unneccessary. Would only be for hipsters and sh*t, to flaunt

I'll stick to my sony walkman


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 12-20-2011, 07:24 PM         #17
texasplayboy_23 
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That sh*t gay....that sh*t gay.
 6 years ago '10        #18
KJHARDY 82 heat pts82
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 Mr Crackee said:
every ipod ive owned has had sh*t battery life.

listed as 18 hours of battery life and im only gettin 3 hours with the brightness turned all the way down
Thats why I bought several mobile chargers/external batteries with my ipod touch, Im set:dancingcool::dancingcool::dancingcool:
 6 years ago '07        #19
Root Of Evil 56 heat pts56
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NO TIME..
 6 years ago '05        #20
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Gay a.ss name (we posed to walk like an egyptian on a mofu*ka?)

As said it would definitely break easily and also, how the fu*k are you supposed to wear headphones with that sh*t? Your cord gettin all tangled with sh*t so every time you stretch out your arm your head goes on some puppeteer sh*t?
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