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]
Last month Apple introduced the fifth-generation iPod Touch and started taking pre-orders for the device, availability was set for a rather vague “October” timeframe. After multiple reports from people who pre-ordered the device, it looks like Apple is preparing to ship the first iPod Touch and iPod Nano devices. Multiple pre-order customer started noticing that their order status has been changed to “Preparing for Shipment” and one customer has reported that his credit card has also been charged. » Apple Preparing To Send Fifth-Generation iPod Touch To Customers
Today Apple has released iOS 6 to the public and is available for the third-generation iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod touch. To get the update connect your iDevices to iTunes and click the “Check for Update” button or check for over-the-air updates on your iDevices via Settings -> General -> Software Update. » Apple Released iOS 6 With Facebook Integration, Siri Improvements, New Maps App & More
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.
After Tim Cook’s usual talk about how Apple is doing, Phil Schiller took the stage to introduce the next generation iPhone. And as expected it’s called iPhone 5 and it looks just like the many leaked images we’ve seen the last couple of weeks. It’s 7.6 mm thick. That’s a thickness reduction of 18%. It’s also 20% lighter at just 112 grams. The iPhone 5 has a 4 inch retina display. This is the thinnest and lightest iPhone yet.
Much more after the break.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a last-minute research report showing “his expectations” for Apple’s iPod Touch update which will be introduced today. Kuo said that he expects the new model to offer new colors , 4-inch display and thinner body, GPS, camera improvements, cross-device compatibility, A5 Chip and a smaller dock connector. Check out after the break for more details. » iPod Touch Update To Bring New Colors, GPS & Camera Improvements?
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