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Next iPod Touch with camera?

The guys of Cult of Mac released some pictures of Chinese cases that will be available for the new iPod Touch.

The Chinese case manufactures learned of the new iPods’ precise dimensions in May, the emails reveal. But to be sure, the case makers say they double checked the dimensions. They are now so certain of their intelligence, they are redying factory molds to have the cases available for when the iPods ship.

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The big surprise is that the iPod Touch’s camera is in the center of the device, not offset like the camera in the iPhone.

The Nano’s new camera is placed in the bottom left corner, which becomes top left when the iPod is held horizontally to take a picture, with fingers on each corner.

The outside dimensions remain largely the same as previous models, but the Nano gets a widescreen display, the better to take photos with the camera on the back.

Apple is likely to introduce the new iPods in September, in time for the holiday shopping season.

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Preview: Qik on iphone 3GS

FingersMopedArmy posted a sneak preview of Qik running on the iphone 3GS. This AdHoc version shows some features which include the ability to mute audio, turn off chat, set the video to private, edit the video details (while streaming) as well as how you can share your video on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Additionally, it was also noted that Qik has a resolution of 384×288 and streams at 10 or 15 frames per second. check out the video after the break.

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Skype 1.1 update released

skype-iphoneMore good news from popular IM and VoIP client Skype: following the announcement that the Gold version of Skype 3.0 for Windows Mobile-powered smartphones has been made available for download, we are informed that Skype rolled out an update to its iPhone-dedicated software as well. Skype 1.1 for iPhone and iPod Touch comes with several new improvements and new features.

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