Apple iPod Touch 2G Driver
Do you have an old first or second gen iPod touch or iPhone? towards the ARM6 family of Apple devices: the iPhone 2G & 3G, and the iPod Touch 1G and 2G. It's been just over a week since we ran a smash-and-grab at Apple's unveiling of its newest entries to the iPod family, the nano 4G and touch 2G. Apple 32GB iPod touch (2G, late ) · Read Macworld's review. When Steve Jobs initially introduced the iPhone, he had the tricky job of.
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Apple iPod Touch 2G Driver
You won't notice it when it's in your hand though, thanks to the more curved and palm-friendly design. The touch has certainly been worked over -- the whole package feels tighter and less plasticky, and Apple has Apple iPod Touch 2G added an external volume rocker as well as a built-in speaker that can be heard, though definitely not seen.
Everything feels pulled together more cohesively, and just like the new nano and iPhone 3G, it now complements the company's curvy leanings. The silver backing which we questioned the wisdom of in our first touch Apple iPod Touch 2G is still very much here, and very much getting smudged like you wouldn't believe.
It looks nice from afar, but up close and personal it's smear city -- a side effect of this glossy back which makes the device look dirtier than it actually is. Still, it's a small price to Apple iPod Touch 2G, and most people won't mind at all. The screen on the touch seems to be on par with the recent iPhone 3G versions, though we did notice our model looked slightly, slightly more washed out than our iPhones -- still, it's incredibly clear, crisp, and easy to read.
Software As with previous updates, the software is what's seeing the most changes. Weirdly enough, it seems like just the Apple iPod Touch 2G balance was struck by giving casual users increased functionality without pushing them too deeply into the PIM or PDA waters. Where the update really shines, though, is with the inclusion of Apple's latest parlor trick, the iTunes Genius playlist function we'll expand on that in a momentand the use of the player's built in accelerometer which allows you to shake the device to shuffle songs, and flips it into Cover Flow mode when it's turned on its side.
That shake function is more for show than anything let's be honest, it's easier to click 'next'though using the accelerometer to get into Cover Flow kind Apple iPod Touch 2G makes this feel like a skinny iPhone.
Additionally, Apple iPod Touch 2G new menu option activated by a long press of the center button and other thoughtful little features make it easier than ever to navigate your library and play music. But what about the touch you ask? Well you know that Steve made a big deal of the 2.
The interface is faster, smoother, and generally more pleasurable to use. We'd been annoyed by kinks with the software through the Apple iPod Touch 2G few updates as you probably knowbut the latest iteration seems to put to bed a number of issues we'd seen. Not a lot has changed in basic functionality from the last version, save for that Genius feature being added, as well as a few small tweaks here and there like album and artist listed in song view.
Let's talk about that Genius feature.
Apple iPod Touch 2G you've used iTunes 8, you know all about it. The gist is that you can get thoughtfully arranged though somewhat randomly selected playlists put together without lifting a finger Apple has gone to great lengths, they tell us, to build a system that not only bases its selections off of what music goes well together, but your listening habits and the listening habits of those with similar tastes. The feature is present on both the touch and nano, and works with some degree of success.
In order to get it started on the touch, we had to copy one of our Mac-created genius playlists to the device, but once it got there, Genius seemed to know what it was doing.
On both the touch and nano we had decent results, though it by no means takes the place of a mixtape or playlist in this day and age created by an honest-to-goodness human. We're sure they're going to get there, though. Apple iPod Touch 2G
IPod touch (2nd generation) - Technical Specifications
It certainly does a good job of basics -- what you've come to expect on an iPod with maybe a slight bit more flairbut frankly, we were hoping for more. It would be nice to see our runs, and heck, even upload them right from the device. C'mon guys, you put the software on a gadget with a WiFi Apple iPod Touch 2G that's capable of high-performance graphics -- why are you holding back? We're hoping there'll be Apple iPod Touch 2G updates on this in the future; we know we're just an App Store alert away from full functionality for this.
That leads us nicely into our final thought on the touch and App Store combo.
We know that the SDK opened a Apple iPod Touch 2G of doors for these devices, but Steve's bold proclamation at the 'Let's Rock' event that this is "best portable device for playing games" as well as Phil Schiller's demo makes the company's intentions somewhat clear. The early games we've seen certainly hold their own, and we expect big things in the future -- so this will be a space we're watching closely. Additionally, with the ever-increasing selection of all sorts of software even down to VoIP apps and fairly robust productivity titlesthe touch is moving further away from an iPod and getting closer to a mini-computer.
Why spend Apple iPod Touch 2G money on a netbook when you can get almost all of the functionality plus a lot more entertainment options for about half the price?
That's a question we think a lot of people will be asking come December. Battery life We're not going to tell you we put the nano or touch through a litany of tests to suss out battery life. Jailbreaking is a violation of the Terms and Conditions for using iOS. The jailbreaking process can normally be undone by performing a restore through iTunes. Compared to a same-generation iPhone, an iPod Touch Apple iPod Touch 2G thinner, lighter and less expensive, while lacking some hardware and software features.
IPod touch (2nd Gen) 8, 16, 32 GB Specs (A/A*, MBLL/A*, , iPod2,1):
Steve Jobs once referred to the iPod Touch as "training wheels for the iPhone". Depending on the generation, Apple iPod Touch 2G iPod Touch may have a smaller or inferior display and camera s. Newer models 5th and 6th generation lack the ambient light sensor that makes automatic brightness available.