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Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation

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Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation

The Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation is a portable Digital media centre designed with multi functions that cater for music, videos, photos, podcasts, e-mail, Web browsing, Internet radio, games, Nike+ iPod feature while exercising in the gym, Wi-Fi music downloads, and an App Store for adding thousands of custom features. It supports photo viewing (with a 3-by-3 thumbnail preview grid for files such as BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF or PSD - for Macs only) and album art and has…

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Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation

The Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation is a portable Digital media centre designed with multi functions that cater for music, videos, photos, podcasts, e-mail, Web browsing, Internet radio, games, Nike+ iPod feature while exercising in the gym, Wi-Fi music downloads, and an App Store for adding thousands of custom features. It supports photo viewing (with a 3-by-3 thumbnail preview grid for files such as BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF or PSD - for Macs only) and album art and has great sound quality plus supports digital audio standards such as WAV, AIFF, Audible, MP3, MP3 VBR, AAC, H.264, MPEG4, Protected AAC and Apple Lossless. It has a built-in 3.5-inch LCD display and supports PC interface with its high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity. It also comes with storage capacity of 2GB, 8GB, 16GB or 32GB.

Features

The Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation features a simple style easy to use Digital music player/recorder designed with 2GB, 8GB, 16GB or 32GB of storage capacity on its internal memory. It also supports audio format such as protected AAC files purchased from the iTunes Music Store; it also plays WAV, AIFF, Audible, MP3, MP3 VBR, AAC, H.264, MPEG4, and Apple Lossless files, plus it supports photo viewing with a 3-by-3 thumbnail preview grid for files such as BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF or PSD - for Macs only and album art. It support PC interface with its high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity. The Apple iPod touch 2nd Generation has a built-in glass touch screen LCD display that measures 3.5-inch with 480-by-320-pixels resolution. It is also a fingerprint magnet and Apple manufacturer includes a cleaning cloth together with the iPod. The back panel is rounded like but still with shiny silver. The bottom of the device houses the proprietary connector and the 3.5mm headphone jack, while the power switch is on the top panel. On the left side, a dedicated volume rocker (a welcome addition) to quickly quiet your tunes without touching the screen. The touch 2G has a built-in 820.11 b/g Wi-Fi support for surfing the Web with the Safari browser, and user can get access to the iTunes Store (including the App Store). The multi-touch screen lets user quickly zoom in on the headline or photo you want to see in detail. Websites can be viewed in vertical or horizontal mode, and it switches automatically when you turn the player sideways. It also comes with an e-mail reader (compatible with Outlook, Exchange, MobileMe, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, or any POP e-mail service), and a host of smaller utilities (weather, calendar, maps, stocks, notes, clock, contacts, and calculator). The second-generation of the iPod Touch also introduces Apple's new Genius feature, which lets you create an instant 25-song playlists based on the musical characteristics of a single song. User can also create and save Genius playlists directly onto the iPod Touch, and with automatic syncing enabled in iTunes you can also transfer them back to your computer. The device is equipped with a standard Apple proprietary USB cable, built-in speakers, and a plastic dock adapter (for existing third-party iPod accessories). The device is also compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP Home, Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP 2 or later and Apple Mac OS X 10.4.10 or later. Besides that, it includes Software Drivers, iTunes 8 or later, plus iTunes Store account. It is powered by the built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery and when fully charged (recharge time of 4 hours), it is sufficient to power the device up to 36 hours of audio playtime and 6 hours of video playback. It measures in at 4.3-inch in height, 2.4-inch in width, 0.33-inch in depth and 4.05 ounces in weight. The device comes with manufacturer warranty of 1 year (limited warranty) for service and support, plus technical support, Phone consulting of 90 days.

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  • how to put games in ipod touch through usb

    how to put games in ipod touch through usb????

    Answered by MrsRosie 2009-08-08:

    You can DL the games/applications directly from http://appulo.us/appdb/ then just sync to your ipod

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