Bluetooth? Please. When you’ve got a music player as petite as the new iPod shuffle, a bulky dongle kind of defeats the purpose. So Elecom’s Actrail headphones cut out the middleman, plugging in the shuffle next to the right earpiece. Brilliant.
With the latest iPods shipping this week, you’ll be wanting to know whether an upgrade is necessary — or whether to take the plunge into the wild world of iPoddery. So far, this is what the reviews are saying:
Apple’s given the shuffle back its buttons, despite the smallest form factor yet. Even more impressive: it’s got 15 hours of battery life, 2GB storage and a price tag of $69. And I have to admit, it’s kind of adorable.