Apple Rock and Roll event has been ended just now and as we’ve reported earlier, Steve Jobs, one of the main attractions of the event, made his first appearance after long period.
In this grand event Apple has announced various new products for their customers. Let’s take look at a quick round up of whole event.
iPhone OS 3.1
iPhone OS 3.1 is now officially available for iPhone and iPod Touch users. It can be downloaded from iTunes 9. This firmware update is free for everyone. So, iPod Touch users can also download it for free of cost.
If you’re using unlocked iPhone then don’t update your firmware, wait for the announcement of iPhone Dev team.
iTunes 9 is now comes with more advanced features. Here’s a list of new features that are included in iTunes 9.
- App Management
- Copy songs from computer to computer, up to 5 times
- Improved syncing with playlists
- Redesigned Store
- iTunes LP (Album packages with lyrics, photos and videos)
- Home Sharing,
- Genius Mixes
- Supports sharing to Facebook and Twitter
Download iTunes 9
New Games for iPod Touch and iPhone
Apple has announced some exciting new games for iPod Touch and iPhone users.
- Riddim Ribbon – Racing Game
- Nova (FPS)
- NFL 2010
- Need For Speed Shift
- Command & Conquer
- NBA Live
iPod Touch prices have been decreased by Apple and now they are available at affordable ranges.
- 8GB iPod Touch – $199
- 32GB iPod Touch – $299
- 64GB iPod Touch – $399
iPod Classic 160 GB is now available at $250.
iPod Shuffle have no controls on the device. It can be controlled by headset. A 2GB iPod Shuffle costs for $59.
iPod Nano 5G
iPod Nano 5G, one of the much awaited announcements of the Apple event, is now officially released. iPod Nano 5G is a combination of iPod Touch and iPod shuffle, which also has a dedicated video camera.
Features of iPod Nano 5G
- Video camera
- 2.2-inch display
- Polished anodized aluminum
- Mic and speaker
- FM Radio
- New colors
iPod Nano 8GB costs for $149, and 16GB costs for $179, which is quite cheap. Features like video camera and FM Radio are going to be a big hit in country like India where people love to listen Bollywood music on radio sets.
However, iPod Touch fans are not very happy with this announcement. They will have to purchase iPod Nano to get the experience of video camera and FM radio features.
In order to get more information about iPod Nano, just head over to official Apple’s page. http://www.apple.com/ipodnano/
At the end, Norah Jones performed on the stage and Steve Jobs announced the end of the Rock and Roll event.