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Topic: iPod touch

How to choose between a new iPod touch and an iPad mini 3

07/19/2015, 05:07 pm

Apple's new iPod touch --which packs the same A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus --is an exceptionally compelling product, and one that could force prospective iPad mini buyers to think twice about their decision. AppleInsider compares and contrasts Apple's best iPod and smallest iPad.


This week on AppleInsider: Apple Pay in the UK, iPod touch refresh, e-SIM & more

07/18/2015, 12:07 am

A relatively quiet week was, at least, spiced up by two important Apple announcements: the arrival of Apple Pay in the United Kingdom, and a long-overdue update of the iPod touch.


New iPod touch teardown shows power optimizations, no sapphire camera lens cover

07/17/2015, 12:07 pm

A teardown of the sixth-generation iPod touch published on Friday exposed new details about the device, including the presence of a marginally bigger battery, the lack of a sapphire lens cover, and which chipmakers are involved in supplying parts.


Apple's new iPod touch, iPod nano, & iPod shuffle: which one is right for you?

07/16/2015, 08:07 am

In a world of iPhones and iPads, iPods nevertheless continue to have a place at Apple, and Wednesday's update of the iPod touch -- plus new colors for the Nano and Shuffle -- raise the question of which iPod, if any, a person should buy.


Apple's new iPod touch debuts underclocked but powerful A8 SoC, Bluetooth 4.1

07/15/2015, 06:07 pm

Wednesday's iPod touch release marked a number of firsts for Apple, including two major modifications to existing technologies in an underclocked A8 system-on-chip silicon and a communications package boasting the Bluetooth 4.1 Core Specification.


New iPod touch vs. iPhone 5s: Apple's latest iPod packs surprising power

07/15/2015, 03:07 pm

Apple surprised on Wednesday by including its latest-generation A8 processor in the latest iPod touch -- a decision that makes it a formidable and highly affordable opponent to the company's mid-range iPhone 5s.


New gold, dark blue and hot pink colors come to Apple's iPod nano, shuffle & touch lineups

07/15/2015, 11:07 am

All three devices in Apple's existing iPod lineup --the iPod nano, shuffle and touch --gained three new color options on Wednesday. And while the iPod touch's internal components were overhauled, the iPod nano and shuffle specifications remain unchanged.


Apple launches new iPod touch with 64-bit A8 CPU, 8MP camera, M8 motion coprocessor & 128GB capacity

07/15/2015, 11:07 am

Apple on Wednesday overhauled its iPod touch lineup for the first time in years, debuting a new high-end $399 model with a 128-gigabyte capacity, while giving all versions a 64-bit A8 processor, M8 motion coprocessor, and 8-megapixel rear camera.


iPod shipping times slip ahead of Apple's anticipated Tuesday update with new colors

07/13/2015, 03:07 pm

Shipping times for some iPod models -- mostly for the iPod touch -- have lengthened at Apple's U.S. online store ahead of an anticipated refresh on Tuesday, during which Apple is expected to add new colors and upgrade the Touch's internals.


This week on AppleInsider: Thicker iPhones, new iOS and OS X betas, Office for Mac & more

07/11/2015, 08:07 am

An active news week saw the first public betas of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, new details about next-generation iPhones, and the release of Office 2016 for Mac.


Rumor: Apple's next-gen iPod touch will gain 64-bit A-series processor in July 14 launch

07/10/2015, 10:07 am

Apple is expected to launch an updated iPod touch next week, a refresh that is likely to bring new colors and updated internals that reportedly include a move to a more recent 64-bit A-series application processor.


This week on AppleInsider: Apple Music, Beats 1, new iPods, car plans & more

07/04/2015, 05:07 am

The week's news was dominated by the launch of Apple Music and Beats 1 on Tuesday, but other developments percolated under the surface -- including Apple losing its last appeal of a long-fought e-book antitrust case.


Promotional images suggest Apple's new iPod colors will launch July 14

07/01/2015, 02:07 pm

Apple's newly leaked iPod colors may arrive sooner than expected, on Tuesday, July 14, if the company's carefully designed marketing materials once again prove accurate.


Apple leaks new gold, deep blue and hot pink iPod colors in iTunes 12.2

07/01/2015, 11:07 am

An update to Apple's dwindling iPod lineup is indeed in the works, Apple's own iTunes software appears to indicate, thanks to graphics showing gold versions of the iPod touch, nano and shuffle, along with new shades of blue and pink.


Apple's dwindling iPod lineup to see long-awaited refresh this year

04/23/2015, 10:04 am

Though the iPod lineup has not seen any significant changes since late 2012, Apple will revisit its media players this year with an anticipated update to at least one model, a source has told AppleInsider.


Chess grandmaster hid an iPod touch in the bathroom to cheat during tournaments

04/15/2015, 09:04 am

Georgian chess champion Gaioz Nigalidze has been accused of using Apple's iOS devices to gain a competitive advantage during tournaments, hiding an iPod touch --which was used to analyze the game being played -- in the bathroom during at least one such event.


Plethora of alleged 'iPhone 6' parts show Apple logo, cables & camera ring

08/11/2014, 08:08 am

The latest series of leaked parts show a number of components claimed to be for a future "iPhone 6," including more evidence of an embedded rear logo, along with an assortment of internal cables, and what could be a closer look at the ring that will cover the device's rear camera lens.


Apple's new $199 iPod touch now available in the UK, other countries as global rollout continues

07/01/2014, 09:07 am

Consumers throughout Europe, Asia, and South America can now get their hands on Apple's revamped 16-gigabyte iPod touch, as the colorful media player has launched in a number of new countries just five days after its debut in the U.S.


Teardown of new $199 16GB iPod touch finds same design & parts as 32GB & 64GB models

06/27/2014, 10:06 am

Apple's refresh of the 16-gigabyte iPod touch this week brings the newly price $199 media player in line with its larger-capacity brethren, including the same internal design and an identical rear facing iSight camera, a teardown of the device has revealed.


Apple launches $199 16GB iPod touch with rear camera in 6 colors, slashes prices on 32GB & 64GB models

06/26/2014, 08:06 am

Apple's entry-level 16-gigabyte iPod touch received an update on Thursday, dropping the price to $199 while adding a rear iSight camera and expanding its color options to six. Apple also slashed prices on the 32- and 64-gigabyte variants, now priced respectively at $249 and $299.