Apple Goes One Better: iPod Touch 8GB & 16GB

Sep 27, 2007 by Mary Anne Simpson weblog
iPod Touch 8GB or 16GB
iPod Touch 8GB or 16GB

The Apple iPod Touch incorporates the features of iPhone to create a sleek and slim, music, TV, Web access and drive-in movie with the convenience of portability. The iPod Touch is only 8 millimeters wide with an amazing 3.5 inch screen. The iPod Touch gives a whole new meaning to, letting your fingers do the walking.

Similar to the features in Apple iPhone, the iPod Touch will be released on September 30, 2007. The iPod Touch has a range of services unavailable in the classic iPod. For one, iPod Touch has web access. It has a built in WiFi support feature. The Safari browser feature allows iPod Touch users to download music from a iTunes WiFi store. The sleek, 8mm width, iPod Touch comes in 8GB and 16GB.

The new iPod Touch gives a whole new meaning to letting your fingers do the walking. No click wheel to slow the user down. A single finger will navigate the user through all the touch screen features of the iPod Touch. Two fingers allow the user to pinch and fan, which in turns zooms the image or web page in or out.

The 3.5-inch display is another big feature of the iPod Touch. The tap of a finger will allow users to utilize a control screen to go wide screen or regular view. This feature gives the on-the-move user the benefits of a full view of web pages, TV episodes or movies. The amazing clarity of the screen, takes podcasts and music videos to a whole new level.

The You Tube fan was not overlooked in the new iPod Touch. There is a built in You Tube player in the iPod Touch. You Tube may be viewed on the road, bookmarked and saved. When not in use it is conveniently tucked away in your shirt pocket.

The music feature of the iPod Touch allows the user to see displays of album covers, tap it and the individual tracks are listed. This saves time and frustration when you know which song you want to hear and the album it is in, but cannot remember the exact title of the song. A finger tap later you are listening to the song that was running through your head.

The iPod Touch connects to any USB port of a Mac or PC using a dock connector. The charge time using the WiFi 802.11 b/g connection takes about three hours, but there are quick charges available. The ambient light feature allows the iPod Touch to adjust to the ambient light in your surroundings.

The accelerometer detects when the user is changing from portrait to a landscape view and automatically adjusts the contents of the display. Thus, the display is accurate and the view is sized in the correct format.

The new iPod Touch offers a little something extra that the classic iPod yearned for. The only thing better would be an iPod Touch 40GB.

Explore further: Tomorrow's tablets? Look, no hands

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Spire checks breathing patterns and state of mind

Jun 18, 2014

When we think of the marketplace in fitness tracking, the usual device goal is assumed to be measuring activity performance and well being while the user is running, jogging, power walking, or cycling. Something ...

Open Garden launches invite to chat off the grid

Mar 21, 2014

(Phys.org) —What, use chat on a tablet or smartphone but without any Internet connection? No chat signing-in? No password? Yes to all, with Thursday's announcement from Open Garden to introduce its FireChat ...

Raunchy Vine videos prompt adult rating

Feb 06, 2013

The propensity for people to post porn evidently prompted Twitter on Wednesday to stamp an adult rating on an updated version of its Vine video-snippet sharing software.

Recommended for you

Tomorrow's tablets? Look, no hands

Oct 24, 2014

Engineers in a suburban Chicago office complex have designed a new microphone that they say will be key to the future of smartphone and tablet technology because it gives consumers the ability to operate hand-held devices ...

Apple computer sells for record $905K in NY

Oct 23, 2014

One of the first Apple computers ever built has sold in New York for $905,000, leading Bonhams auction house to declare it the world's most expensive computer relic.

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

Oct 22, 2014

If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder ...

Samsung phones cleared for US government use

Oct 21, 2014

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in ...

User comments : 0