New iPod Shuffle Smaller, Smarter
March 11, 2009 at 1:22 PM (PT)
Smaller is better for APPLE's iPOD Shuffle. TODAY, the computer firm introduced a 4GB Shuffle that's half the size of its predecessor -- smaller than a AA battery -- that still holds up to 1,000 songs.
CNETNEWS reports that the new Shuffle comes in silver or black, and will go for $79, Its aluminum body stands 1.8 inches tall and is 0.3 inch thick, with a battery life of 10 hours.
The trinket boasts a new VoiceOver feature that can recite song titles, artists, and playlist names, as well as provide status information, such as battery life -- in 14 different languages. What's more, users can now organize songs by multiple playlists.