When it’s an iPod touch. Announced yesterday.
The first iPod with wifi, and a nice web browser. This is very cool.
It’s interesting that they decided not to include an email app. Perhaps to keep more clear water between it and the iPhone?
Also, quite intriguing, is the new partnership with Starbucks which lets you buy the track currently playing (and anything else on the iTunes Music store) in a Starbucks outlet using their wifi network. A new icon appears on the iPod when you’re in range. Howard Schultz says that he hopes Starbucks will become a key place for music discovery. Mmm. Is this what will replace the traditional high-street music stores?
The iPhone has also dropped significantly in price – now only $399 for the 8GB model, not including the contract of course – but that just makes the various unlocking projects look even more significant.
Steve Jobs keynote is here.