Apple launches new iPod range
Dubai, September 10, 2009
Apple has launched a new line-up of iPods with brand new features including audio-video, gaming and multi-touch, alongside the latest version of media player, iTunes 9.
Apple’s new iPod nano features a video camera, mic and speaker, enabling users to shoot video wherever they are, view it on their iPod nano and use their computers to transfer the videos to YouTube.
The new iPod nano features an ultra-thin and sleek design with a larger 2.2-inch colour display and gorgeous polished aluminum and glass enclosure. iPod nano also features a built-in FM radio with live pause and iTunes Tagging, as well as a built-in pedometer.
The new iPod nano is available in an 8GB model and a 16GB model, and comes in eight brilliant colors including silver, black, purple, blue, green, orange, yellow, and pink.
Apple also introduced the new iPod touch lineup, giving users an iPod, a great pocket computer, a great game player and access to Apple’s revolutionary App Store with over 75,000 applications.
iPod touch features Apple’s revolutionary multi-touch user interface, a gorgeous 3.5-inch widescreen glass display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a built-in accelerometer and speaker—all in an amazingly thin metal design that slips easily into your pocket. The 8GB iPod touch is now available, along with new models, which deliver twice the capacity for the same price, with the iPod touch 32GB model and 64GB model.
The new Apple iPod shuffle, the world’s smallest music player and the first music player to talk to you, is now available in five colours. iPod shuffle’s intuitive controls are conveniently located on the headphone cord, letting you navigate and enjoy music without even looking.
With the press of a button, you can play, pause, adjust volume and switch playlists, plus the VoiceOver feature lets iPod shuffle speak song titles, artists and playlist names. The iPod shuffle is available worldwide today in a new 2GB model and a 4GB model, and both models come in silver, black, pink, blue and green.
Apple also launched iTunes 9, the latest version of the world’s most popular software application to purchase, manage and play media, packed with innovative features such as iTunes LP, Home Sharing and Genius Mixes, as well as a redesigned store and improved syncing.
iTunes 9 makes it easier than ever to discover, purchase and enjoy your music, movies, TV shows, and apps for iPhone and iPod touch from Apple’s revolutionary App Store. In addition, Home Sharing now lets you easily transfer songs, movies and TV shows to other computers in your home. – TradeArabia News Service