Tag: iPod touch


iPad, SchmiPad. Netflix is coming to the iPod touch too.

Today is the day of the iPad – a “magical and revolutionary product at an unbelievable price” says Apple. Great. It’s not that I wouldn’t enjoy owning and/or using one, it’s just that I don’t have $499-829 of disposable income lying around here at the moment.
So what is a poor iPod touch owner supposed …


How-To: Access online content offline on the iPod touch

Clearly, the biggest (and most obvious) drawback to the iPod touch is the lack of always-on Internet access. But then again, there are no data fees and the ithing does most everything else that its fancy big brother, iPhone, can do.
But what about using the iPod touch offline, like the headline promises?! Enter Instapaper, …


Update: TomTom’s GPS app now works with the iPod touch

Man, has TomTom flip-flopped (more than either major political party on the last few campaigns) as to whether its iPhone GPS app + dock will / will not work with the other iGuy – the iPod touch. Well, as of yesterday, it seems that the latest update to the iApp (v1.2) has brought good news …


Turn your iPod touch into a wireless touchpad, for free!

There are all sorts of reasons why you might want to control your computer from across the room, i.e. remotely. For instance, when I can’t catch my favorite sports teams on TV, I will often connect my laptop to my TV to stream the game (via MyP2P.eu) on the big screen. Being able to control …


Uh oh: TomTom Car Kit may not work with iPod touch

Update: More bad news folks – Engadget Mobile got word that the pricing is incorrect, i.e. it will NOT come with the app, and no mention of iPod touch 🙁 .
The highly anticipated TomTom Car Kit made a brief appearance online in the Euro Apple Store earlier today. Although no longer up for pre-order, the …


FCC reveals more about TomTom’s Car Kit for iThings

More good news on the TomTom GPS for iPod touch front. The FCC has been kind enough to reveal some more information about TomTom’s upcoming Car Kit. According the user manual submitted by TomTom, the Car Kit will include:
A built-in GPS receiver [that] enhances your iPhone’s GPS signal, ensuring the most reliable navigation, wherever …

Update: TomTom iPod touch app is “coming soon”

A couple months back, I posed the question: Will TomTom release an iPod touch app + dock GPS, too? It sounds like the answer is…yes.
Earlier this week, TomTom announced that its anticipated iPhone GPS app (iTunes link) was finally available through Apple’s App store for $99.99. More importantly on the touch side of things, TomTom …


iApps: Become a Pinball Wizard with Wild West Pinball

Own an iPod touch / iPhone? Like pinball? Then do yourself a favor and download Wild West Pinball. This is one of those games that really shines on the iDevice platform. It feels just like a pinball machine (well, as close to one as possible given the device) and is incredibly addictive.
Unlike a lot …


Review: iPod touch (2G) with 3.0 Software Update

I’ve had a chance to use and explore the 3.0 Software Update for iPod touch over the last few days. It’s worth noting that I never expected the new and improved features to be life-altering…and they’re not. With that said, the features I was most looking forward to – landscape keyboard, spotlight search, cut copy …


Finally: iPod touch 3.0 Software Update available today

The new iPod touch 3.0 Software Update is available today for $9.95. That’s right. For less than an Alexander Hamilton, all of the following (and more!) can be yours:
Landscape keyboard • Spotlight Search • Cut, Copy & Paste • Push Notifications • Stereo Bluetooth1 Automatic Wi-Fi login • Safari “improvements” • Sync notes • …