Apple’s iOS 4.1 actually usable on the iPhone 3G (video)

We reported a few weeks ago that Steve Jobs said an upcoming update would resolve slowdown issues in iOS 4 for iPhone 3G users. We assumed he was referring to Apple’s upcoming iOS 4.1 update, and indeed it looks to speed up iPhone 3G performance, according to this video comparison from Lifehacker.

Apple announces all-new designs for its iPod music players

In what seemed like a tacit admission that its iconic iPod, famed for its simplicity and standout design, had strayed off course, Apple released all-new designs for its entire lineup of music players.