Jun 01

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

May 31

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