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Lawsuit Alleges Apple Conspired With Mafia

July 21, 2009

iPod Nano

Gregory McKenna has filed a suit against Apple, he alleges that Apple is conspiring with the mafia in an effort to coerce him to return to a New York based modeling agency he quit in 2000. As he explained in the 124 page complaint, an iPod Shuffle he brought in 2005 on eBay and an iPod Mini he got from an Apple store in 2006, possibly a Nano as iPod Mini’s were discontinued a year before. Both contain receivers that have allowed the mafia to send audio death threats that play with his music.
The suit seeks $14.3 million and lists ten defendants in all, including a local mechanic, a private investigator, the St. Louis Police Department, the FBI and the US Department of Justice.

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iPod Touch With Camera & Microphone in Production?

July 21, 2009

According to a Wired.com report, Apple may have already started to manufacture a new iPod Touch with a built in iPod Touchcamera and microphone.

A well-connected source tells us those rumors are on the money, and that Appleā€™s factories in China are already manufacturing iPod Touch models with integrated cameras and microphones. An Apple spokesman declined to comment when reached by phone.

Their source believes that the new devices will go on sale within 2/3 months. They would bring VOIP to capabilities to customers as well as voice commands, video capture and compatibility with many more iPhone applications.