Photographs of an allegedly unreleased version of the first-generation iPod touch have appeared online, with the pre-release editing shown to have a glossy coating that supposedly matched the 2013 Mac Pro.
The new iPhone SE is currently Apple's cheapest iPhone, but it isn't the cheapest iOS device. Here's how Apple's latest entry-level iPhone stacks up against the least expensive way to get into iOS on a new device — the seventh-generation iPod touch.
Owners of iPods who receive replacement iPod devices from Apple repair processes will no longer receive devices bearing engraving, with only non-engraved models being dispatched to customers without any re-application of personalized messages.
On the surface, it looks like the iPod touch has only a slight spec bump over the sixth-generation iPod from four years ago. To see how that plays out day to day, we've pitted both against one another in this direct comparison.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William is excited for WWDC and Victor is more fired up about UK spy agency GCHQ's proposal to break the security of iMessage. Plus Victor interviews Russ Shanahan, a developer who had his app sales drop 44% due to what he thinks is a problem with how searching works in the App Store.
The newly updated iPod touch isn't for everyone. But if you think that there's no market for it, and Apple is somehow doomed to fail, you lack imagination and an understanding of Apple's overall market.
A faked icon, said to be in the latest iOS 12.2 beta, allegedly depicts a seventh-generation iPod touch with an all-screen front panel. But even without the graphic being accurate, there is more than enough evidence to suggest that a new iPod touch is coming very soon.