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iPod nano update released, adds support for new In-Ear headphones

Cory Bohon

If you have one of those small, multi-colored nano-chromatic iPod nanos, then you might be in for a surprise the next time you sync it with iTunes. That's because an update is waiting for you; the iPod nano (4th Generation) update 1.0.3 gives your musical friend the following new features/bug fixes:
  • Support for Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic (yeah, the ones we've been waiting for)
  • Support for Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic
  • Fixed instability issues when using Nike + iPod Sport Kit
  • Added a setting to turn off Cover Flow when rotating iPod nano and a Cover Flow menu item under the Music menu
  • When Shuffle setting is set to Songs, pressing play on a song in saved Genius playlist will now follow the Shuffle setting
  • After playing a slideshow with TV out, Cover Flow album art is no longer distorted
  • Waking iPod nano after hibernating no longer distorts photos
  • Other minor bug fixes
If any of these things have been bugging you, you'll be pleased to know that Apple has fixed them. I know I have wanted the ability to disable Cover Flow for a long time. You can download this update by docking your iPod nano (4th Generation) with iTunes, selecting your iPod under devices and choosing "Check for Update."

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