iPods fade away, ‘iPhone 8’ & Apple TV rumors, Trump promises US plants

iPods fade away, ‘iPhone 8’ & Apple TV rumors, Trump promises US plants


The end of an era came this week as Apple discontinued its last remaining “old-school” iPods, the Nano and the Shuffle. “iPhone 8” and Apple TV rumors continued to steam ahead, while U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Apple will set up multiple factories in the country.

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Everything you need to know:

  • The iPod nano and iPod shuffle are no more > >
  • The iPod touch now starts at $199 for 32 gigabytes > >
  • The “iPhone 8” could ship in October or November —with no white bezel options > >
  • Third public betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, and macOS High Sierra are available > >
  • Apple is allegedly paying $2.7 billion to secure OLED panels from LG > >
  • President Trump said Apple is bringing three “big” factories to the U.S. > >
  • Apple may finally be bringing 4K and HDR content to iTunes —and the Apple TV > >

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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:

Apple kills iPod nano, iPod shuffle lines after nearly 12 years of service

Apple doubles iPod touch storage to 32GB for $199, kills 16GB & 64GB models

Apple ‘iPhone 8’ to reportedly launch in October or November sans white bezel option

Apple deploys third public beta releases of macOS 10.13 High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11

Apple invests $2.7B in LG’s OLED production for future iPhones – report

Apple will bring 3 manufacturing plants to US, President…

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