Tech pictures this week: iPods, YouTube ads and game platforms

August 25, 2007, 12:32 PM UTC

(1/7) WHICH IPODS WILL GET MAKEOVERS? It’s that time of year when Apple (AAPL) updates its iPod line ahead of the big holiday sales season. Will there be another new iPhone design to take on RIM’s (RIMM) BlackBerry?  NEXT>>

YouTube ads

(1/9) HOW YOUTUBE’S NEW ADS WORK. Google’s (GOOG) YouTube unit rolled out new ads this week, throwing down the gauntlet in front of Microsoft (MSFT), Yahoo (YHOO) and others. Here’s what they look like, and why Google thinks they’ll work. NEXT>>

Voodoo Omen

(1/10) XBOX 360, WII, PS3, DS AND MORE. There’s more to the gaming wars than the big three consoles from Microsoft, Sony (SNE) and Nintendo. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Dell (DELL) are also in the fight. Take a peek at their arsenals. NEXT>>