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Pioneer announces iPod car stereo adapter

Pioneer Electronics today announced a direct-connect auto adapter to play songs from an iPod through the company’s car stereos. “Through Pioneer’s IP-Bus system, the CD-IB100 is backwards compatible with more than 3 million Pioneer car stereos sold during the past several years. Users will be able to operate their iPods as easily as they would using the stereo unit, by means of the stereo’s front panel controls.

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Pioneer warns of DVD-R/RW drive problems

Pioneer announced today that many of its DVD-R/RW drives will require a firmware update in order to avoid potential damage to the mechanisms. The problem occurs when the drives are used with new 4x DVD-R and 2x DVD-RW high-speed discs, which were recently approved by the DVD Forum. Pioneer’s drives are used in systems from several companies, including Apple and Sony.

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