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Apple drops iPod touch prices, powers up 16GB model

The touchscreen iPod is now cheaper across the board, and the 16GB model is finally a fully-fledged member of the family.

Surprise! iPods get the Space Gray treatment too

Space Gray isn't just for iPhones—iPods get it too.

Apple sneaks in changes to AppleCare+

If you drop your iPhone or iPad, it'll now cost you more to invoke your AppleCare+ coverage. But on the plus side, iPod touch and classic owners can now get in on the AppleCare+ fun.

What to expect from Apple's next iPhone event

Reports have Apple holding a launch event for the next iPhone on September 10. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman consider past iPhone launches as well as the current rumor mill to see what might be in store.

In case of emergency: Creating the bootable iPod classic

It's more than a little helpful to have a small bootable device packed with your troubleshooting tools. Chris Breen explains how an iPod classic can be that device.

Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

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Remains of the Day: Reach out and touch someone

The Journal reads the supply-chain tea leaves, iPod touch sales hit a new milestone, and iCloud is, well, pretty much exactly as secure as you think it is.

Apple reveals 16GB iPod touch with no rear-facing camera

Apple on Thursday released a new 16GB iPod touch, with a 4-inch Retina display, dual-core A5 processor, and no rear-facing camera.

Apple to pay $53 million to settle iPhone, iPod touch warranty suit

Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class-action suit in connection with warranties for its iPhone and iPod touch devices. The proceeds of the cash settlement will be paid to over 153,000 owners of the devices who were denied warranty coverage while Apple's "liquid damage policy" was still in force

iTunes Music Store sells 25 billionth song

The winning track was sold in Germany, signifiyng Apple's growth to markets that its rivals haven't yet cracked.

The Apple family tree: Apple platforms through the years

Over the past 36 years, Apple has created at least 13 distinct platforms, each hosting its own unique variety of software. Some of these forgotten ecosystems met quick deaths at the hands of an unforgiving market; others persist under our noses in the consumer electronics sector.

Remains of the Day: Rumor has it

Rumors abound of Apple updating every single product line at next week's media event, even as the company apparently winds down its relationship with Samsung. Elsewhere, the iPod nano is dissected ... for science!

Remains of the Day: Control issues

Instead of working on a TV, Apple may be up to something handier. Elsewhere, the iPhone is totally rad (that's what the kids say, right?) and the newest iPod touch is stripped for parts.