Apple’s iPod touch and iPod nano received some huge update alongside the introduction of the new iPhone 5. The new iPod touch features a 4-inch Retina display, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording, Apple’s A5 chip, Siri, and iOS 6. Also comes with a new ultra-thin and light anodised aluminium design and five vibrant colors.
The new iPod nano is the thinnest iPod featuring a 2.5-inch Multi-Touch display, convenient navigation buttons, built-in Bluetooth for wireless listening, and comes in seven gorgeous new colors.
Apple released its iOS 4.1 update for iPhone and iPod Touch today. In addition to fixing some bugs, the update introduces features such as Game Center, iTunes Ping and iTunes TV show rentals. The update, which available on iTunes for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2nd Generation or later.
At the event held today, Apple has announced updates to iPod Touch, Nano and Apple TV.
The new iPod touch feature the 326ppi “retina display” and Apple A4 processor that powers the iPhone 4. The device will feature Game Center, a front-facing camera with FaceTime capability, a rear-facing camera with HD video recording capability. The iPod touch will also support up to 40 hours of music playback on a single battery charge. The iPod touch will be available in 8 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB models for $229, $299, and $399, respectively. From Apple: Apple Introduces New iPod touch
The new iPod Nano has coloured multitouch interface as we have predicted earlier and Apple has removed the click wheel. It features a polished aluminum and glass enclosure with a built-in clip. The new iPod nano features Genius Mixes, the ability to create and edit playlists, a built-in FM radio with live pause and up to 24 hours of music playback on a single battery charge. The iPod nano will be available in a red version, as well as graphite, blue, gold, green, and pink: it’ll be $149 for an 8 GB version and a $179 for a 16 GB version. From Apple: Apple Reinvents iPod nano With Multi-Touch Interface
Apple has reinvented the Apple TV and now it is a quarter of the size of the original. It features an integrated power supply, HDMI output (with 5.1 surround sound support) plus Ethernet and integrated Wi-Fi connectivity, supports the new AirPlay, and able to stream content from an iOS device (like an iPad or iPhone). It will retail at $99. From Apple: Apple Premieres New Apple TV for Breakthrough Price of $99
There are now positive rumours that iPod Touch will get FaceTime video chat due to a new front-facing camera. On the iPhone 4, FaceTime is tied to the person’s phone number. AppleInsider reported that FaceTime for iPod Touch will tie to via an email account. Rumors of Apple’s upcoming iPod refresh will take place either Aug. 16 or 17.
HardMac has released a photo of what it claims is the next generation iPod touch, presumably set for release in September. The photo looks quite closely to what has been predicted that Apple would add back camera to the next iteration of iPod Touch.
U.K. retail John Lewis has leaked out new information about the yet release Apple iPod Touch.
The new iPod Touch will be announced in September and it will feature will have a 5 Megapixel camera with a flash, a gyroscope and FaceTime over Wi-Fi.
The new iOS 4 from Apple, a major software upgrade for iPhone and iPod Touch users, is set to be released today. The multitasking feature will not be available on iPod Touch and iPhone 3G. The update will be available today Monday June 21st at 10 a.m. PST.
Apple released a patch for the iPhone and iPod Touch that plugs five security holes, including several that could allow an attacker to take control of the device remotely. iPhone OS 3.1.3 includes a number of security updates related to CoreAudio, ImageIO, Recovery Mode and WebKit.
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Apple introduces the new iPod Touch with the new addition of a 64Gb model and faster processing for the 32GB and 64GB models.
From press release: iPod touch features Apple’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ user interface, a gorgeous 3.5-inch widescreen glass display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a built-in accelerometer and speaker—all in an amazingly thin metal design that slips easily into your pocket. The 8GB iPod touch is now available for just $199, along with new models which deliver twice the capacity for the same price, with the iPod touch 32GB model for $299 and 64GB model for $399.
A rumour is going around that Apple will be adding built in camera and microphone to the next generation iPod Touch. With these new features, users can use Skype on iPod Touch.