IPod Touch

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The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is a brand of iOS-based all-purpose mobile devices designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.wikipedia
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IOS

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The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is a brand of iOS-based all-purpose mobile devices designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.
It is the operating system that presently powers many of the company's mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

IPod Touch (6th generation)

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The current iPod touch is the sixth-generation model, released on July 15, 2015.
The sixth-generation iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as the iPod touch, and colloquially known as the iPod touch 6G, iPod touch 6, or iPod touch (2015)) is a multipurpose handheld device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-based user interface.

IPod

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As of January 2019, the iPod Touch is currently the only product in Apple's iPod product line, following the discontinuation of the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle on July 27, 2017. The fifth and sixth generations of the iPod touch both feature a new dock connector, called "Lightning", which replaces the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhone, iPad and iPod models.
As of July 27, 2017, only the iPod Touch remains in production.

Apple Inc.

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The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is a brand of iOS-based all-purpose mobile devices designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.
Apple would achieve widespread success with its iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad products, which introduced innovations in mobile phones, portable music players and personal computers respectively.

IOS version history

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iPhone OS 2.0, released on July 11, 2008, introduced the App Store, which allowed third-party applications for the first time.
iOS is a mobile operating system, developed by Apple Inc. for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

App Store (iOS)

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iPhone OS 2.0, released on July 11, 2008, introduced the App Store, which allowed third-party applications for the first time. Apple operates an online store, allowing users to buy and directly download music, videos and third-party software. With this account one may download music and videos from the iTunes Store, apps from the App Store, or books from the iBook store.
Apps can be downloaded on the iPhone smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld computer, or the iPad tablet computer, and some can be transferred to the Apple Watch smartwatch or 4th-generation or newer Apple TVs as extensions of iPhone apps.

Portable media player

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Similarly to an iPhone, it can be used as a music player, digital camera, web browser, note-logger, and handheld gaming device.
In 2007, Apple introduced the iPod Touch, the first iPod with a multi-touch screen.

IPod Touch (5th generation)

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iPod Touch models are sold by storage space and color, with all models of the same generation typically offering otherwise identical features, processors, and performance, in addition to available operating system upgrades; an exception was the fifth generation, as the low-end (16 GB) model was initially sold without a rear-facing camera. iOS 6, which was released on September 19, 2012 to the fourth and fifth generation iPod Touch models, contains 200 new features including Passbook, Facebook integration and Apple Maps. The fifth and sixth generations of the iPod touch both feature a new dock connector, called "Lightning", which replaces the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhone, iPad and iPod models.
The fifth-generation iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as the iPod touch, and colloquially known as the iPod Touch 5G or iPod Touch 5) was unveiled at Apple's media event alongside the iPhone 5 on September 12, 2012, and was released on October 11, 2012.

Apple Books

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iOS 4.0, released on June 21, 2010, introduced iBooks, FaceTime, and multitasking. With this account one may download music and videos from the iTunes Store, apps from the App Store, or books from the iBook store.
It was announced, under the name iBooks, in conjunction with the iPad on January 27, 2010, and was released for the iPhone and iPod Touch in mid-2010, as part of the iOS 4 update.

FaceTime

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iOS 4.0, released on June 21, 2010, introduced iBooks, FaceTime, and multitasking.
Support for the fourth generation iPod Touch (the first model of iPod Touch equipped with cameras) was announced in conjunction with the device's release on September 8, 2010.

Siri

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Apple limited some features, most notably the voice control system Siri, to the iPhone.
Siri has since become an integral part of Apple's products, having been adapted into other hardware devices over the years, including newer iPhone models, as well as iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, AirPods, Apple TV, and HomePod.

IPhone 5

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The fifth generation iPod Touch gained the ability to take panoramic photos, a feature shared with the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5.
At the unveiling, Apple announced the iPhone 5 and also introduced new iPod Nano and iPod Touch models.

ITunes Store

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With this account one may download music and videos from the iTunes Store, apps from the App Store, or books from the iBook store.
iTunes Store allows users to purchase and download items directly to portable Apple devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and iPod Touch.

Smartphone

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It connects to the Internet only through Wi-Fi base stations, does not use cellular network data, and is therefore not a smartphone.
The iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and second or third-generation Apple TV all use iOS, which is derived from macOS.

IOS 6

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iOS 6, which was released on September 19, 2012 to the fourth and fifth generation iPod Touch models, contains 200 new features including Passbook, Facebook integration and Apple Maps.
While iOS 6 has seen no further updates since March 2014, two subversions of iOS 6 are still 'signed' by Apple Software Update: 6.1.3 for certain models of the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S, and 6.1.6 for the iPhone 3GS and the iPod Touch (4th generation), meaning that it can be verified and installed on the mentioned devices provided the user has the necessary IPSW file.

Apple A5

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On June 8, 2015, it was announced at the WWDC that the iPod Touch fifth generation would support iOS 9, along with other A5 devices.
The A5 commercially debuted with the release of Apple's iPad 2 tablet, and also powers the iPhone 4S, iPod Touch fifth generation, Apple TV third generation, and the iPad mini first generation.

IOS jailbreaking

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Jailbreaks for the iPod Touch first surfaced a month after the first model was released in September 2007, when hackers released JailbreakMe 1.0 (also called "AppSnapp") to jailbreak iPhone OS 1.1.1.
A jailbroken iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad running iOS can still use the App Store, iTunes, and other normal functions, such as making telephone calls.

IPhone

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Similarly to an iPhone, it can be used as a music player, digital camera, web browser, note-logger, and handheld gaming device. The fifth and sixth generations of the iPod touch both feature a new dock connector, called "Lightning", which replaces the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhone, iPad and iPod models.
The Braille Displays for iOS program was announced by Apple coinciding with the release of the iPhone 3GS, iPad and iPod Touch (3rd Generation).

Apple ID

To purchase content on the iPod Touch, the user must create an Apple ID or have an existing account.
The cause of this error is as yet unknown and resetting one's password does not clear it. It has been reported as occurring on both iPhone and iPod Touch devices as well as in iTunes.

IMessage

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In June 2011, iOS 5, the fifth major release of iOS software, was announced at Apple's WWDC 2011, which added notification, messaging and reminder features.
iMessage is accessible through the Messages app on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 5 or later or on a Mac running OS X Mountain Lion or later.

List of iOS devices

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List of iOS devices
The devices include the iPhone multimedia smartphone, the iPod Touch handheld PC which, in design, is similar to the iPhone, but has no cellular radio or other cell phone hardware, and the iPad tablet computer.

Lightning (connector)

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The fifth and sixth generations of the iPod touch both feature a new dock connector, called "Lightning", which replaces the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhone, iPad and iPod models.
Lightning is a proprietary computer bus and power connector created by Apple Inc. Introduced on September 12, 2012, to replace its predecessor, the 30-pin dock connector, the Lightning connector is used to connect Apple mobile devices like iPhones, iPads, and iPods to host computers, external monitors, cameras, USB battery chargers, and other peripherals.

JailbreakMe

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Jailbreaks for the iPod Touch first surfaced a month after the first model was released in September 2007, when hackers released JailbreakMe 1.0 (also called "AppSnapp") to jailbreak iPhone OS 1.1.1.
Jailbreaking allows users to install software that is not approved by Apple on their iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad; JailbreakMe automatically includes Cydia, a package management interface that serves as an alternative to the App Store.

Dock connector

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The fifth and sixth generations of the iPod touch both feature a new dock connector, called "Lightning", which replaces the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhone, iPad and iPod models.
Apple's proprietary 30-pin connector was common to most Apple mobile devices (iPhone (1st generation), iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 1st through 4th generation iPod Touch, iPad, iPad 2, and iPad 3) from its introduction with the 3rd generation iPod classic in 2003 until the Lightning connector was released in late 2012.

Apple Wallet

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iOS 6, which was released on September 19, 2012 to the fourth and fifth generation iPod Touch models, contains 200 new features including Passbook, Facebook integration and Apple Maps.
Although the app is available in iOS 6 or later, it is only available on iPhone and iPod Touch, but not on iPad.