IPod Mini

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The iPod Mini (stylized and marketed as the iPod mini) is a digital audio player that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc.wikipedia
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IPod Nano

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The iPod Mini was discontinued on September 7, 2005 and was replaced by the iPod Nano.
The iPod Nano (stylized and marketed as iPod nano) is a portable media player designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first generation model was introduced on September 7, 2005, as a replacement for the iPod Mini, using flash memory for storage.

IPod

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The iPod Mini (stylized and marketed as the iPod mini) is a digital audio player that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. While it was sold, it was the midrange model in Apple's iPod product line.
Starting with the iPod Mini, the Chicago font was replaced with Espy Sans.

Synaptics

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Like its predecessors, the wheel was developed for Apple by Synaptics.
In 2004, Apple debuted the iPod Mini and fourth-generation iPod, both featuring a scrolling click wheel enabled by Synaptics' capacitive touch technology, and Synaptics also provided a similar, vertical solution for the click wheel of the Creative Zen Touch portable media player.

IPod Classic

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The click wheel is now also used in the fourth, fifth and sixth generation iPods and the iPod Nano, from first generation through the fifth; however, in the Nano and 5G iPods onwards, the click wheel used was developed by Apple.
Announced on July 19, 2004, the fourth-generation iPod replaced the touch wheel from the third-generation iPod with the Click Wheel from the iPod Mini, putting the four auxiliary buttons underneath a touch-sensitive scroll wheel.

ITunes Store

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It also retained the iPod's integration with iTunes and the iTunes Store, allowing for syncing between the software application and the iPod Mini.
The promotion was repeated beginning January 31, 2005, with 200 million songs available, and an iPod Mini given away every hour.

CompactFlash

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The iPod Mini used Microdrive hard drives (CompactFlash II) made by Hitachi and Seagate.
The iPod mini, Nokia N91, iriver H10 (5 or 6 GB model), PalmOne LifeDrive, and Rio Carbon used a Microdrive to store data.

IPodLinux

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The iPod Mini could be flashed to run iPodLinux or Rockbox firmware which has support for extra codecs, games and various other plugins and allowed music placed directly on the iPod to be played without using iTunes.

MP3 player

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The iPod Mini (stylized and marketed as the iPod mini) is a digital audio player that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. While it was sold, it was the midrange model in Apple's iPod product line.

Apple Inc.

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The iPod Mini (stylized and marketed as the iPod mini) is a digital audio player that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. While it was sold, it was the midrange model in Apple's iPod product line.

USB

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A proprietary dock connector was provided on the bottom of the device for a connection to a computer's USB or FireWire port.

Mac OS X 10.1

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Ounce

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Both versions were 3.6x2.0x0.5 inches (91x51x13 mm) and weigh 3.6 ounces (102 grams).

Gram

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Both versions were 3.6x2.0x0.5 inches (91x51x13 mm) and weigh 3.6 ounces (102 grams).

Anodizing

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The case consists of anodized aluminium.

Aluminium

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The case consists of anodized aluminium.

Microdrive

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The iPod Mini used Microdrive hard drives (CompactFlash II) made by Hitachi and Seagate.

Hitachi

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The iPod Mini used Microdrive hard drives (CompactFlash II) made by Hitachi and Seagate.

Seagate Technology

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The iPod Mini used Microdrive hard drives (CompactFlash II) made by Hitachi and Seagate.

Laser engraving

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First generation models were available in a 4 GB size, while second generation models were available in both 4 GB and 6 GB versions (quoted as capable of storing roughly 1,000 and 1,500 songs, respectively) and eventually the second generation had the capacity laser etched into the aluminum case.

IEEE 1394

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A proprietary dock connector was provided on the bottom of the device for a connection to a computer's USB or FireWire port. However, the second generation iPod Minis no longer came with a FireWire cable or an AC power adapter, which were left out to reduce the selling prices of the new iPod Minis.

AC power

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However, the second generation iPod Minis no longer came with a FireWire cable or an AC power adapter, which were left out to reduce the selling prices of the new iPod Minis.

Lithium-ion battery

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iPod Mini batteries, like many Lithium Ion batteries, run down to 80% capacity after 400 full charge cycles.