iPod Nano Review: The Best MP3 Player Ever, For Whatever That's Worth

Seven generations of iPod nano evolution have culminated in something pretty special. The latest iteration of Apple's mini music player is its thinnest, has the biggest screen ever (for a Nano), and tosses in Bluetooth to boot. Is it great? Yes. Is it enough to make you care about MP3 players again? Not really. » 10/18/12 3:01pm 10/18/12 3:01pm

Apple’s Recalled First Gen iPod Nanos Are Now Being Replaced With New…

Back in November, Apple recalled its first gen iPod nanos because of battery issues. Early responders had theirs replaced with the same model — but now Apple is sending out the current Nano instead. » 12/21/11 7:30am 12/21/11 7:30am

MIT's New Nanoparticles Tag Team Cancer Cells

There are a ton of impressive applications of nanoparticles in medicine, especially cancer treatment, but MIT's new take on the process is pretty awesome. It uses two kinds of particles to do the job: one to find the tumors, the other to kick their ass. » 6/20/11 8:40pm 6/20/11 8:40pm

New Nanostructured Snack Packaging Is Most Airtight Ever

A new coating material for food packaging could keep sodas fizzy, chips crispy and military rations more edible, scientists say. It's made of a thin film of nanoscale bits of clay, the same kind used to make bricks, mixed with polymers. When viewed under an electron microscope, the film looks like bricks and mortar,… » 3/28/11 6:40pm 3/28/11 6:40pm

iPod Nano Update Gives Your Sleep/Wake Button Bonus Powers

The iPod Nano 1.1 firmware update has slipped out silently, letting you use the sleep/wake button to skip or pause your music. Pressing and holding the button will turn the Nano off now, as well, much like the iPhone and iPad's do. The biggest benefit? You won't have to be quite so dependent on that tiny touchscreen… » 2/23/11 11:33am 2/23/11 11:33am