Apple unveils new iPod touch, “fat” iPod nano at special event
Observers have been expecting a significant revamp to Apple’s iPod lineup, especially after the release of the iPhone in all of its touchscreen glory. So when Apple announced today’s special eventÃ¢â‚¬â€as we predictedÃ¢â‚¬â€with the tagline “The beat goes on,” we knew the time for an iPod refresh had come. We weren’t disappointed, as Apple announced an all-new line-up of iPods from top to bottom, including a new “fat” iPod nano at $149 and $199, a “classic” iPod at $249 and $349, and the much-anticipated iPod touch with WiFi, Safari, and a touchscreen interfaceÃ¢â‚¬â€an iPhone without the phone capability and dedicated e-mail clientÃ¢â‚¬â€for $299 and $399. The iPod touch will be able to purchase music directly from the iTunes Store via WiFi. Apple also had a major bit of news with regards to the iPhone, dropping the price for the 8GB model by $200 to $399 and eliminating the 4GB model altogether.
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