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iPod Touch reboot tipped with flat edges

iPod Touch reboot tipped with flat edges

In October of the year 2021, it'll be 20 years since the first iPod was released to the public. This device was the first major mobile step toward Apple releasing the iPhone. The half-step between the original iPod and the iPhone is the iPod Touch, a device that's always effectively been an iPhone, save the part where it can make calls and work with a SIM card for mobile data. A rumor this week suggests that the iPod Touch will get a bit of a reboot.

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sPot project allows Spotify streaming using a 4th-gen iPod

sPot project allows Spotify streaming using a 4th-gen iPod

A DIY tinker has created something very interesting using a 17-year-old fourth-generation iPod. For those who may not have been around during the fourth-generation iPod era, it's the old one with the big click wheel and monotone screen. The guy behind the project says that he was given a bag of old iPods and decided to modify one.

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iPod Touch 3 almost had a camera with an odd location

iPod Touch 3 almost had a camera with an odd location

Before the iPhone, Apple's most iconic mobile device didn't even allow you to communicate. The iPod was, for many years, the gold standard for portable music players. Then along came the iPhone and, later on, the iPod Touch was born to catch up. The two worlds would come together a couple of times but there was a time when the iPod Touch almost went off on its own direction again, putting a camera on the back of the iPod Touch 3 where no iPhone or iPod Touch ever would.

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Rewound app turns iPhones into iPods, killed by Apple, becoming a Web app

Rewound app turns iPhones into iPods, killed by Apple, becoming a Web app

Some apps and technologies just resonate with so many people that just as many are shocked to discover the questionable things they may or may not have done. Recently, names like TikTok and FaceApp surface in such contexts and now another joins the ranks to a lesser degree. An app called Rewound took the iOS App Store by storm last week, causing a surge of nostalgia for the classic iPod. Apple, however, abruptly put an end to that walk down memory lane and its developer is fighting back by turning it into a web app that Apple won't be able to kick out.

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iPhone iOS 13.3 update brings fixes for Photos, Dark Mode, Gmail

iPhone iOS 13.3 update brings fixes for Photos, Dark Mode, Gmail

Apple's iOS 13.3 was released this afternoon with Screen Time updates as well as bug fixes for several apps. This update is available for all iPhone and iPod touch devices with the proper hardware requirements. Users will find improvements to Screen Time, Apple News, and the one you've been waiting for - Stocks! It's likely the changes most significant for the masses are, instead, the bug fixes for several key elements in other apps.

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Five things the new iPod touch (2019) got me thinking

Five things the new iPod touch (2019) got me thinking

Apple likes a surprise and so, just a week before WWDC 2019, we have a new iPod touch to marvel at. The iOS-based media player had seemed like the afterthought of Apple's range, going untouched in 6th Generation form since 2015. Now, with a new 7th Generation iPod touch arriving, it's hard not to read some key messages into Apple's decision not to put the iPod out to pasture.

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New iPod touch gets iPhone 7 chip and $199 price tag

New iPod touch gets iPhone 7 chip and $199 price tag

It's been nearly four years since the current iPod Touch launched, so you'd be forgiven if you thought Apple was just going to let the line slowly wind down. As it turns out, Apple won't be doing that, because it revealed a new iPod Touch model today. What will be the 7th-generation iPod Touch comes with a number of hardware upgrades and new features over its predecessor.

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iPod Touch 2019 price and release teased for tomorrow

iPod Touch 2019 price and release teased for tomorrow

It's not long now before we see the next iPod Touch, a device we've not seen refreshed since July of 2015. Word from rather reliable sources suggested this week that a three-device reveal schedule was set for this week, including a new set of iPads, a new iMac, and a new iPod Touch. This device will look and feel similar to that of the most recent iPhone lineup, more than likely.

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If iPod touch 7 looks like this, count me in

If iPod touch 7 looks like this, count me in

Apple's next iPad touch was tipped to be appearing later this year with a look related to that of the iPhone X. This device will likely feature Face ID, will have a collection of sensors and such to make it a real gaming and media-playing beast. The only question is - will it be able to make calls, just like Ryan Howard wanted?

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iPod touch 7th gen, USB-C iPhones coming very soon

iPod touch 7th gen, USB-C iPhones coming very soon

Apple might finally be learning how to give oldies but goodies some love. Late last year, it finally updated the Mac mini, turning the little computer that could into a “mini PC” to reckon with. This year, if not the next, it might be giving the venerable iPod touch a refresh as well. That’s according to supply chain sources who also say that the iPhone will finally ditch Lightning in favor of USB-C though can’t really say when.

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Apple debuts new Made For iPhone logo for third-party products

Apple debuts new Made For iPhone logo for third-party products

Those who frequently shop for cases and accessories for their iPhone or other Apple device have likely become accustomed to seeing the "Made For iPhone/iPad/iPod" (MFi) logo, which lets customers know the products are compatible with and meet Apple's standards. Well, Apple users might soon notice a new logo, as the company has given it an update and told third-party accessory makers they have 90 days to start using it.

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Apple Pendant : The forgotten smart wearable

Apple Pendant : The forgotten smart wearable

There's an image of a pendant drawn by Apple in a document produced in the year 2015. This product is part of a collection of examples for products in which a new type of NFC integration would work. NFC for services like Apple Pay would work through the display of this pendant, making it somewhat of a key card for buying all manner of consumables.

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