Apple introduces new iPod touch, shuffle and nano; lets loose iTunes 10

Published Date
02 - Sep - 2010
| Last Updated
02 - Sep - 2010
Apple introduces new iPod touch, shuffle and nano; lets loose iTu...

Steve Jobs introduced the new iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle in yesterday’s Apple press conference, each packed with “incredible new features” that are a result of Apple’s “most advanced technology”. Many of the IPod Touch's new features were predicted before, pieced together from very informative leaks...

iPod touchWhere to buy 299 795

  • Retina display – 960x640 pixels
  • FaceTime video calling (front facing camera)
  • HD video recording (back facing camera)
  • A4 chip
  • 3-axis gyro
  • iOS 4.1
  • Game Center
  • Thinnest and lightest iPod touch ever
  • 40 hours of music playback and 7 hours of video playback on a single battery charges
  • Suggested prices:
    • 8GB model - $229
    • 32GB model - $299
    • 64GB model - $399

iPod nanoWhere to buy 795 795

  • New multi-touch interface that
  • Half the size and weight of the previous generation
  • Aluminum and glass body
  • Built-in clip
  • Genius Mixes (iTunes style playlists)
  • Built-in FM radio with live pause
  • 24 hours of music playback on a single battery charge
  • Shake to Shuffle
  • Built-in pedometer (also supports Nike iPod)
  • Colours: silver, graphite, blue, green, orange and pink
  • Suggested price:
    • 8GB model - $149
    • 16GB model - $179

iPod shuffleWhere to buy 2917

  • Clickable Ring buttons
  • VoiceOver navigation technology
  • All-aluminum enclosure body
  • Built-in clip
  • Colours: silver, blue, green, orange and pink
  • 15 hours of music playback on a single battery charge (50 percent more battery life than previous generation)
  • Genius Mixes (iTunes style playlists)
  • Suggested price:
    • 2GB model - $49


iTunes 10


Amongst new iPods, the Apple TV, and a new version of iOS (iOS 4.1), Apple also launched iTunes 10. The new feature in Apple TVWhere to buy 6067 allowing one to start playback on one Apple device and resume it on another will be supported in this version, as well as in the updated iOS devices.

The biggest new feature in iTunes 10 would have to be Ping, a new social network. The new social networking service, oriented around music will let people follow artists and get updates as they post their thoughts, opinions and pictures, and release music.

iTunes 10 will also feature HDTV show rentals which form a big part of the new Apple TVWhere to buy 6067. Rented television show episodes will be available up to 30 days after purchase, and will expire 48 hours after you start watching it.

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