Yesterday we wrote that Apple launched a new “stripped-down” fifth-generation iPod Touch, replacing the fourth-generation iPod touch. Now Apple’s retail stores began carrying the device today. Australian Ben Pasternak was one of the first to purchase the new iPod touch, and he has posted a brief video overview of it. The new iPod Touch carries a black front and silver back, lacking the rear camera and support for Apple’s Loop wrist strap and is available in 16GB only. » First Look at Apple’s New 16 GB iPod Touch
Apple has just made a quiet update to its iPod touch lineup, launching a new 16 GB fifth-generation model without a rear camera for $229. The new iPod touch is only available with a black front and silver back and replaces the fourth-generation iPod touch. The new model can be found in the Apple Store here for $229 and should be available in Apple Retail Stores within the next couple of days. » Apple Launches New 16 GB iPod Touch With No Rear Camera For $229
Aspyr Media has released Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for the iPad. It is four thousand years before the Galactic Empire and hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith. You are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force on your quest to save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side? Hero or villain, savior or conqueror… you alone will determine the destiny of the entire galaxy! » Stars Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Available For iPad
Steve Jobs died in 2011 at the age of 56 after a lifetime of innovating technology and revolutionizing the way we live our day-to-day lives. The infographic after the break takes us from the moment Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak, all the way to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 release. » Steve Jobs: The Timeline Of A Visionary And A Creative Genius [infographic]
Although the mobile phone can be our staunch ally at times, helping us make our lives as convenient, comfortable and efficient as possible, these obvious advantages do not come without their drawbacks – many of which highlight the impact they can have on our society in terms of compassion and sensitivity.
Recent research has uncovered the surprising truth: although the majority of the public believe that use of mobile phones in public places is a nuisance, a shocking number of people don’t seem to understand that there are times when mobile phone usage of any kind, is inappropriate. » Even At The Most Inappropriate Times, Britons Are Still Using Their Phones [infographic]
In the video after the break you can view Apple CEO Tim Cook’s interview with AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. The 81-minute video contains the full interview in addition to the Q&A session that followed. » Full Video of Tim Cook’s D11 Interview
Apple has just announced that global superstars including Justin Timberlake, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson and Jessie J are among the headliners at this year’s iTunes Festival in London. Running every night in September at the Roundhouse, the iTunes Festival features over 60 acts performing at the legendary venue. Performances can be watched live or on-demand on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, or by music fans with iTunes on their computer or in HD with Apple TV. Tickets are free for competition winners only. » Apple Announces 2013 iTunes Festival in London With Timberlake, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson, Jessie J & Many More