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  • New iPods to hit Australia next week

    Apple's new line-up of iPod music devices will hit Australia next week, according to the company, although the nation will have to wait a little longer for the revamped Apple TV.

  • Apple's iPod Touch getting 2-megapixel camera?

    Another day, another leaked Apple prototype? The latest comes from Vietnamese site Tinhte, which is showing off what it claims may be a new version of Apple's iPod Touch. The 64GB device features a 2-megapixel camera, and, based on its markings, appears to be a test unit. Even if we can assume this device is real, it's still anybody's guess as to whether this supposed iPod Touch will ever reach store shelves. An iPod Touch with camera was rumored to be released last fall, but the device was reportedly scrapped at the last minute due to production problems.

  • Unteathered jailbreak for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

    A new jailbreak for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches has been released, mere days after of the iPad 3G release in the US. Called Spirit, this hack lets you jailbreak your Apple mobile devices without connecting them to a computer. While this isn't a carrier unlock (the iPad 3G has no carrier lock, and has been hacked to accept a trimmed-down T-Mobile SIM and natively send SMS), the jailbreak lets you get applications from sources outside of the Apple App Store and otherwise customize your iPhone or iPad experience.

  • Amazon: Kindle is most gifted item ever

    Amazon's Kindle e-book reader hit a watershed moment on Christmas Day, when, for the first time ever, customers purchased more Kindle books than physical books. The company also claims the Kindle is the most gifted item in Amazon's history. These two facts were part of the online retailer's recently announced holiday sales activity.

  • 11n Wi-Fi chip discovered in new iPod Touch

    By John Cox | 14 September, 2009 08:05

    The new Apple iPod Touch uses a Wi-Fi chip that can support the just-approved high-throughput 802.11n standard, though Apple apparently has not switched on the cranked-up wireless link.