Apple has introduced the all-new iPod shuffle, the world’s smallest
music player at nearly half of the size of the previous model, and
the “first music player that talks to you.” It’s VoiceOver feature
enables iPod shuffle to speak your song titles, artists and playlist

The third generation iPod shuffle is smaller than a AA battery, holds
up to 1,000 songs and has all of the controls located on the earphone
cord. With the press of a button, you can play, pause, adjust volume,
switch playlists and hear the name of the song and artist. iPod
shuffle features a gorgeous new aluminum design with a built-in
stainless steel clip that makes it ultra-wearable

Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of iPod and iPhone Product
Marketing, notes that the iPod shuffle is based on Apple’s shuffle
feature, which randomly selects songs from your music library. And
now, when you can’t remember the name of a song or an artist playing,
with the press of a button iPod shuffle tells you the name of the
song and artist. iPod shuffle can even tell you status information,
such as battery life. With the ability to hold up to 1,000 songs and
the VoiceOver feature, you can now easily switch between multiple
playlists on your iPod shuffle.

The iPod shuffle can “speak” 14 languages including English, Czech,
Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese,
Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish. The new iPod
shuffle comes in silver or black and features built-in stainless
steel clip. Apple The third generation 4GB iPod shuffle is now
shipping and comes in silver or black for a suggested price of $79
(US) through the Apple Store (, Apple’s retail
stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.

The iPod shuffle comes with the Apple Earphones with Remote and the
iPod shuffle USB cable. iPod shuffle requires a Mac with a USB 2.0
port, Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later and iTunes 8.1 or later; or a Windows
PC with a USB 2.0 port and Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or
Professional (Service Pack 3) or later and iTunes 8.1.