New iPod’s,iTunes and price cuts.

                              “Its time to Rock and Roll”,its name of the event apple had a day before.Yes,its true.Steve Jobs is back on stage.So one can expect some true innovations on the stage.Its an musical event(ipod related stuff) actually.What did they announce??You can get detailed announcements from http://www.apple.com/pr/.

Now lets take visual tour of the announcements with some info

1)iPod shuffle 

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Price: 2GB – $59,4GB – $79

New features:3 more colours apart from black,silver.All stainless steel for $99 available exclusive from apple store.

2)iPod Classic

image Price: no change,Its $249 but storage increased to 160GB from 120GB

No new features

3)iPod Nano

                                                                                              “Star of the Show”

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Price:8 GB-149 USD, 16 GB- 179 USD

New features:

1)Video camera(VGA quality (640 x 480) H.264, with up to 30fps and AAC audio)

2)Special effects for video recording Sepia, Black and White, X-Ray, Film Grain, Thermal, Security Cam, Cyborg, Bulge, Kaleido and Motion Blur

3)Built-in FM tuner with Live Pause  and iTunes Tagging

    Live Pause-you can pause and play FM broadcasts over period of 15 min.

    iTunes Tagging-Similar to the one found in Zune,You can tag the song you are listening to for future purposes.

4)Voice Memos

    You can record audio,as mic is included.

5)Voiceover

              You can select songs without even seeing the screen,by listening to voiceover(similar to smalltalk)

4)iPod Touch

image No new features.

Price:

8GB $199
32GB $299
64GB $399

5)iTunes

imageFeatures:

  • Improved store navigation, including persistent navigation menu.
  • Full window iTunes store. For times when that sidebar is just too much.
  • Previews from anywhere in the store — don’t have to drill down to preview.
  • iTunes LP includes lyrics, liner notes, video, photos and "more."
  • iTunes Extras. It’s like DVD extras, but with iTunes. Not clear if it includes director’s commentaries, but let’s hope.
  • Genius Mixes. It’s like Genius Playlists, but it plays forever like a radio station.
  • App management, letting you set up and arrange your home screens on the iPhone and iPod touch. You can drag and drop to move certain apps or whole pages of apps.
  • Home sharing enables file transfers between up to five local computers of songs, videos and even apps.
  • You can send items in the iTunes Store as gifts, add them to a wish list, and publish them to Facebook and Twitter — look who’s getting all social all of a sudden!
  • It’s available now.
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