Words from Nerds #77: One Ping Only

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Apple refreshes the iPods, iTunes and Apple TV. A nasty IE8 bug wants to steal your data. And BuckyBall!

Nerd News

Feature Story: Apple’s September Announcements

  • iPod line refreshed
    • Shuffle reverts to n-1 generation
    • Nano looks like a shuffle but gets touch screen
    • iPod Touch catches up to iPhone 4 hw – 2 cams, retina display, etc
  • iTunes 10 gets social w/Ping
  • Apple TV gets smaller, cheaper and 100% rentals

Nerd History

  • September 8, 1930 – 3M begins marketing Scotch transparent tape
  • September 8, 1966 – The first Star Trek series premieres on NBC.
  • September 4, 1985 – BuckyBall gets invented
  • September 10, 2008 – The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.