iPod Touch archive

  • Apple posts biggest  revenue and profit quarter of all time
    Online

    Apple posts biggest revenue and profit quarter of all time

    By 25 January 2010

    Despite the global recession, according to Apple's Q4 2009 earnings announcement, the company sold 3.36 million Macs during the last 3 months of 2009. This represents a 33% sales increase over the same quarter back in 2008. Even more staggering were iPhone...

  • Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone
    Gaming

    Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone

    By 25 January 2010

    Square Enix has announced that both Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II will be coming to the iPhone and iPod touch later this year. Originally released on the NES back in 1987 and 1988, both games have been revamped to feature touchscreen controls....

  • SRS launches iWOW iPhone adaptor for HD-like audio
    Audio

    SRS launches iWOW iPhone adaptor for HD-like audio

    By 6 January 2010

    SRS Labs has updated the successful iWOW iPod adaptor to work with both the iPhone and iPod touch. The hardware will clip onto the bottom of these devices - as it does with the iPod Classic and friends - but this time it comes with a free app downloadable...

  • VIDEO: Unreal Engine 3 on iPod Touch
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Unreal Engine 3 on iPod Touch

    By 23 December 2009

    This is rather impressive - Epic Games has been demonstrating its Unreal Engine 3 running on the 3rd Gen iPod Touch. That's the engine behind the latest versions of Unreal Tournament and other recent titles like Gears of War 2. It's also claimed to run...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards winners announced
    Gaming

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards winners announced

    By 7 December 2009

    This year’s hottest gadgets have been announced at the 6th Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, letting consumers know exactly what the best gadgets, gizmos and tech is from 2009.  The votes cast by over 50 experts from tech and mainstream publications...

  • 3 offers MiFi and iPod touch contract bundles
    Phones

    3 offers MiFi and iPod touch contract bundles

    By 27 November 2009

    3, that does not offer Apple's iPhone, has announced it is to bundle its wireless connectivity MiFi device with the iPod touch on a pay monthly tariff. 3's MiFi gadget will connect the 'pod to the Internet to browse websites, download music and apps or...

  • iPod touch getting camera after all...
    Audio

    iPod touch getting camera after all...

    By 23 November 2009

    Rumours are surfacing once again on the Internet that Apple's iPod touch will get a camera in spring 2010. According to unnamed "inside sources", news website examiner.com says the "iPod Touch 3G with camera had actually been planned for release this...

  • The Apple iPod touch you can't buy
    Gadgets

    The Apple iPod touch you can't buy

    By 12 November 2009

    Apple has started rolling out its tricked out iPod touch to its stores, to allow its salespeople to swipe your credit card regardless of where you are in the store.  The iPod touch-based point of sale (POS) systems includes an add-on scanner that lets...

  • GPS comes to iPod touch
    Audio

    GPS comes to iPod touch

    By 11 November 2009

    Apple iPod touch users feeling left out because they can't get all those GPS applications are being thrown an alternative with the launch of a new GPS gadget in the US called the Dual XGPS300. Although the iPod touch doesn't have a GPS receiver in...

  • Apple's been showing you the finger longer than you think
    Audio

    Apple's been showing you the finger longer than you think

    By 20 October 2009

    Apple has placed the final piece of the "touch" puzzle today with the launch of a new mouse, called the Magic mouse, that has no buttons. In a move that to many has gone unnoticed, Apple has over the last 6 years slowly been educating its faithful to...

  • QDOS Jet Play iPhone gaming case launches
    Gaming

    QDOS Jet Play iPhone gaming case launches

    By 14 October 2009

    The new QDOS "Jet Play" case for iPhones and iPod touch is said to be "designed to enhance the pleasure of gaming and improve gaming scores". However, it may find an alternative use as an effective anti-theft device, considering how ugly it makes the...

  • Apple rumoured to be working on radio app
    Phones

    Apple rumoured to be working on radio app

    By 14 October 2009

    Apple is expected to launch a radio app for its iPhone and iPod touch, allowing users to tune into their favourite radio stations on the Internet. The rumour, which this time comes from sources talking to 9to5mac.com, will be a radio app that "will be...

  • App Store downloads top two billion
    Phones

    App Store downloads top two billion

    By 28 September 2009

    Apple has revealed that more than two billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store. This follows on from the 1.5 billion mark hit in July this year, a year on from the App Store's launch. Claiming the service is "the largest applications store...

  • VIDEO: Hitler hears the iPod touch has no camera
    Audio

    VIDEO: Hitler hears the iPod touch has no camera

    By 15 September 2009

    This "Downfall" clip has been spoof subtitled many times, but this Apple-themed effort works particularly well. Hit play to see Hitler's disappointed reaction to the news that the third-gen touch remains camera-less. Warning: there's lots of swears.

  • iPod touch tear-down reveals space for camera
    Audio

    iPod touch tear-down reveals space for camera

    By 14 September 2009

    iFixit has revealed the results of its tear-down of the new iPod touch, and for those in a speculative state of mind, they make interesting reading. Perhaps supporting the rumour that the iPod touch's camera was dropped at the last minute due to technical...

  • Apple iPod touch (3rd Gen) review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Apple iPod touch (3rd Gen) review

    By 11 September 2009

    It's not an easy task to review something ostensibly identical to another you've looked at before but that's pretty much what we're faced with by the 3rd generation AppleiPod touch. The first thing you'll notice when you break through the wrappings, the...

  • Apple cuts price of iPod touch software update
    Audio

    Apple cuts price of iPod touch software update

    By 11 September 2009

    It seems that low customer take-up could be the reason behind a price cut from Apple for the current version of the 3.0 iPod touch update. When announced back in March, and then available in June, the then 3.0 firmware update cost iPod touch owners £5.99...

  • iPod touch 64GB
    Audio

    iPod touch 64GB

    By 9 September 2009

    It doesn't have the camera that the rumour mill was promising, however it does pack a whopping 64GB of storage space for all those movies and music you've now got somewhere. Focusing on games, games and more games, the iPod touch gets a slight refresh...

  • iPod touch, classic, shuffle and nano overhauled
    Audio

    iPod touch, classic, shuffle and nano overhauled

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has confirmed the rumours and announced a 3rd generation iPod touch, a new iPod classic, iPod nano and an update to the iPod shuffle in a full refresh of the company's music player range. The basic stats are that the touch is getting a price cut,...

  • Apple slates DS and PSP claiming iPod is better
    Gaming

    Apple slates DS and PSP claiming iPod is better

    By 9 September 2009

    At Apple's keynote event in San Francisco, the company poured scorn on handheld gaming devices from Nintendo and Sony. The company talked up the multitouch interface, accelerometer, library of games, and game-buying experience, along with the fact that...

  • Another retailer jumps gun with iPod nano 5G and touch 3G cases
    Audio

    Another retailer jumps gun with iPod nano 5G and touch 3G cases

    By 9 September 2009

    Further to the news Pocket-lint brought you that Best Buy was merrily displaying product listings for cases for Apple's as yet un-announced, or even confirmed, new iPods, another retailer has got in on the action. Cygnett has almost certainly dropped...

  • Apple slashes iPod prices ahead of media event
    Audio

    Apple slashes iPod prices ahead of media event

    By 9 September 2009

    Apple has made an unexpected move and slashed the prices of its iPod range in the States ahead of today's media event, widely expected to be the launch pad for new models. Apple usually takes its online store offline before an event only to bring it back...

  • The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09
    Cameras

    The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09

    By 9 September 2009

    Yes, it's 09.09.09. The day has arrived. The day The Beatles digitised 14 of their albums for download and the day Apple refreshes its iPod range at a press conference in San Francisco to be beamed around the world. The internet rumour mill has been churning...

  • Five touchscreen MP3 players to buy in September
    Audio

    Five touchscreen MP3 players to buy in September

    By 25 August 2009

    Thinking of upgrading your MP3 player in time for the winter? Don't do it just yet. With a number of announcements expected in the next couple of weeks the world of the touchscreen MP3 players is heating up. Here are five that you need to look out for...

  • Sony Walkman NWZ-X1050 MP3 player  review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Sony Walkman NWZ-X1050 MP3 player review

    By 20 August 2009

    Looking at what the X series Walkman has on offer, it is difficult to not think about the iPod touch: Wi-Fi, web browsing and access to YouTube particularly bring these things to mind. But though of as an iPod touch competitor it sets off at a disadvantage:...