CUPERTINO, Californiaâ€”March 29, 2006â€”AppleÂ® today announced a software update for the iPodÂ® nano and fifth generation iPod, allowing customers to easily set their own personal maximum volume limit. The software update also gives parents the ability to set a maximum volume limit on their childâ€™s iPod and lock it with a combination code.
â€œAs the leading provider of digital music players, Apple continuously brings iPod customers innovative and easy to use solutions,â€ said Greg Joswiak, Appleâ€™s vice president of Worldwide iPod Product Marketing. â€œWith the increased attention in this area, we want to offer customers an easy to use option to set their own personal volume limit.â€
The new software update 1.1.1 is available immediately as a free download for the iPod nano and the fifth generation iPod from www.apple.com/ipod/download. The new Volume Limit feature works with any headphone or accessory plugged into the iPod headphone jack as well as the iPod Radio Remote. For further information on safe listening with iPod, please visit www.apple.com/sound.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.
Something important to prevent hearing damage. Hence Nono owners may want to upgrade the software ASAP.