The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Detroit Free Press: iPod shuffle is Next Must-Have Product

Detroit Free Press: iPod shuffle is Next Must-Have Product

by , 11:10 AM EST, January 18th, 2005

Mike Wendland of the Detroit Free Press has dubbed Apple's new iPod shuffle the "next must-have product." The comment came in a review of the iPod shuffle published by the Free Press, where Mr. Wendland regularly covers Apple-related issues.

The review is largely standard fare that discusses the ins and outs of working with the iPod shuffle, offering Free Press readers a look at the new music player.

Offering kudos to the sound quality, form factor, and battery life of the device, Mr. Wendland also calls the lack of a display a "non-factor." According to him, Apple is right that the shuffle approach to listening to music on the diminutive iPod matches the way most people listen to their music.

The review closed with Mr. Wendland having said "Way to go, Apple. You did it again. The Shuffle is one hot new product."

You can find the full article at the Free Press's Web site.

Recent TMO Headlines - Updated February 25th

Fri, 8:20 PM
iPhone Screen Repairs By Third Parties Now Get Some Warranty Coverage
Fri, 7:56 PM
Amazon Goes with First Amendment to Protect Alexa Recordings
Fri, 6:28 PM
An App that Automatically Notifies People of Your Trip Progress
Fri, 5:51 PM
Apple and Silicon Valley Struggle to Navigate Trump's Waters
Fri, 5:43 PM
The Thinking Behind a Female Voice for Siri
Fri, 5:13 PM
Enjoy Outdoors Activities With These Top 5 iPhone Apps
Fri, 2:01 PM
Amazon's Echo First Amendment Rights Fight - TMO Daily Observations 2017-02-24
Fri, 10:01 AM
iTunes Remote App gets Two-Factor Authentication Support
Fri, 9:00 AM
Disk Drill PRO 3 for Mac for $34.99
Thu, 6:33 PM
7 Reasons For Apple to Discontinue the Mac Pro
Thu, 6:02 PM
Can WALTR 2 Really Be Your iTunes Replacement?
Thu, 4:54 PM
New Mac Ransomware Leaves Your Files Permanently Encrypted
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!