The iPod Touch “fifth-generation” and the iPod Nano “seventh-generation” hit the store shelves and started shipping yesterday. Now Apple uploaded an old ad about the new iPod Touch and iPod Nano to their YouTube channel and homepage. The ad “called Bounce” shows a bunch of colorful iPods jumping to a catchy tune.
People started reporting that their orders for Apple’s new fifth-generation iPod touch and seventh-generation iPod nano have shipped. The delivery of the devices is expected late this week or early next week. A photo from Japan (after the break) posted to WeiPhone.com, shows that stores have also begun stocking the new devices. Above you can see an unboxing video from Andreas Pall of the fifth-generation iPod touch from Japan. » iPod Touch 5G & iPod Nano Begin Shipping [Unboxing Video]
Besides the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 Apple also introduced new iPod nano’s and iPod touches and a new version of iTunes for Mac at the September 12th keynote. The new iPod nano’s are larger and thinner. They come in several different colors and the new Lightning connector.
The Lion Hound Technology SYRE transforms your iPod Nano into an incredible smart watch designed for all aspects of your active lifestyle. Molded from a luxurious and flexible silicone polymer, each component has been refined to create a watch case that fits the needs of even the most demanding athletes. SYRE provides a secure, comfortable and unobtrusive fit that allows for airflow to the wrist while protecting your Nano from damage caused by impact or perspiration. The slim, stylish design aesthetic ensures that SYRE looks just as good at work as it does at play. » The World’s First Bluetooth iPod Nano Watch Case
Last month Apple started a replacement program for for the first-generation iPod nano due to continuing issues with overheating related to defective batteries from one of Apples suppliers. Now Macrumors reported that some of their readers did receive their replacement but it turns out to be a 6G iPod Nano instead of a 1G iPod Nano. It looks like Apple may have run out of refurbished first-generation iPod nano units and and may now be shipping out current-generation units as replacements. » Apple Replacing First-Gen iPod Nanos with Current-Gen Models
Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the battery in the iPod nano (1st generation) that were sold between September 2005 and December 2006 may overheat and pose a safety risk. This issue has been traced to a single battery supplier that produced batteries with a manufacturing defect. While the possibility of an incident is rare, the likelihood increases as the battery ages. Because of the Apple recommends that you stop using your iPod nano (1st gen) and follow the process noted below to order a replacement unit, free of charge. » Apple iPod Nano 1st Generation Replacement Program: Stop Using 1st Generation iPod Nano Due To Battery Overheating [Free Replacement]
These days there is almost only news about the upcoming iPhone “5”. Which makes us almost forget that it is the 10th Anniversary of the iPod. To celebrate that vouchercodes created an infographic about the iPod from 10 years from ago till now. Check out the infographic after the break. NOTE: there are some mistakes in this infographic, it says for example that there was an iPod Touch with 80GB and 160GB. » iPod 10th Anniversary Memorandum [infographic]