photo podBuried at the bottom of this story about PortalPlayer, the company which supplies the chips and software used in the iPod, is the revelation that they're also working on a combination player/digital photo album. Could it be that the next generation iPod isn't going to be a video player at all, but just a regular iPod with a large color screen for looking at JPEGs and that syncs with iPhoto as well as iTunes? [Pictured above, Designworks Windsor's concept design for an iPod with a large color screen]

Apex's connected DVD player