As you probably know, the new Apple iPod shuffle can speak up the name of your songs, artists, and playlists. I initially thought it was a new text-to-speech chip. It is not:
This is the new iPod Shuffle, as presented by Apple employee Hannah. She likes gray clothing and she's not married. She'll walk you through the new VoiceOver and remote features while we nap.
The popular iPod shuffle has been updated today with new text-to-speech voiceover technology in a reduced size. It's really cool except for one thing: It moves all controls to the headphones. Updated.
Apple has quietly released a new iPod Shuffle design that mimics the original's pack of gum aesthetics. It costs $80, holds 4GB of songs, uses inline controls and boasts text-to-speech.
At this point, the housing can't get much smaller without coming with a serious child-safety choking warning etched into the back-but obviously not wanting to leave any iPod untouched today, Apple spread some more saturated ROYGBIV love to the shuffles (the nano's old digs, actually), ditching the lighter pastels.…