Live update: Apple 2010 media event iPod nano, touch, iTunes and iTv
Steve now starts talking about iPod nano, it’s 46% smaller, 42% lighter he says. He also says the new nano has 24 hour battery life.
| Steve is describing what cool stuff you can do on the new nano. All the typical stuff: playlists, albums, nike plus, radio (which was introed a few revisions ago). He then demos a nano, and says it would sell for $149 for 8GB, $179 for the 16GB version.Steve then starts talking about the iPod touch, It’s the “most popular iPod” he says. It’s the #1 portable game player in the world and it’s contract-free, unlike the iPhone (audience laughs). New iPod touch is thinner and has a retina display in it like the iPhone also a Front-facing camera and FaceTime. Three models: 8GB for $229, 32GB for $299, and a 64GB for $399. Steve says this is the strongest lineup of iPods.
Next Steve says today we’re really excited to launch iTunes 10, also says that the logo of the iTunes would be changed. New iTunes would have Ping, Ping is for “social music discovery” You can follow and be followed. iTunes 10 is available today he added.
Steve then spoke about the second-gen Apple Tv, and said it would be Tiny. It’s a fourth the size; you can hold it in the palm of your hand. It’s also black and comes with the new Apple remote. Steve also spoke about 99 cents TV show rentals and demos it. Price is $99 for new Apple TV. New Apple TV is available later this month, about 4 weeks from now he added.