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Taking your iPod touch to the Max, iOS 5 Edition by Erica Sadun, Michael Grothaus

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Preface

It's been just over ten years since Apple first introduced the iPod to the world. In that short time, technology—and the iPod itself—has progressed in leaps and bounds. The first iPod had a black-and-white screen and a mechanical scrollwheel interface. This latest iPod, the fifth generation of the iPod touch, has a Retna Display that allows you to view videos in high definition and has a Multi-Touch screen that lets you interact with your device like never before. The first iPod was solely for music. This iPod touch is for…well, everything, it seems.

Apple's latest iteration of its wonder gadget leapfrogs even last year's model. But it's not because of any hardware enhancements. Indeed, this year Apple only altered the iPod touch by ...

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