-- Update: This article was an April Foolsday Joke ---
News has reached us that Apple is going to launch a new stunning media device called the gPod. This new portable media player from Apple has two major features: games and movies. Other improvements are enhanced battery life and bigger storage capacities.
The gPod is a bit bigger as Apple's iPod Photo but it features a built-in joystick and two buttons to make it a perfect game console. Its 65,536-color LCD display is also 0.5-inch bigger than the iPod photo. Specialists believe that this device could become a serious Sony PSP rival. Here's a quick look at some of the new features offered by the gPod:
Available in 80GB and 120GB capacities.
2.5-inch (diagonal) 65,536-color LCD with LED backlight
Built-in pocket Quicktime player to playback movies.
Support for iGames.
Audio support: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, WAV and AIFF.
Photo support: JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD and PNG.
Video support: MPEG-4, H.263, XviD and DivX.
Batterylife: 16 hours of music playback and 6 hours of movie/games playback.
Charges in 3 hours.
Size (in inches): 4.6 x 2.8 x 1.35
Weight: 9 ounces.
Many leading game developers have announced to launch iGames versions of their best-selling games. Some rumours even suggest that 3D Realms has decided to finish Duke Nukem Forever to launch an iGames version - but that's just a wild rumour.
The price of the gPod hasn't been disclosed yet but some more information and pictures about this amazing new iPod can be found here!
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Re: Apple to launch gPod - hit of the year? by Anonymous on Friday, April 08 2005 @ 01:30:07 CEST
That was a joke...
Reply by Anonymous on Monday, April 11 2005 @ 00:19:21 CEST
April FOOLS. Remove.
Re: Apple to launch gPod - hit of the year? by Anonymous on Saturday, September 03 2005 @ 19:22:17 CEST