“Earlier this week, we reported that the iPhone 5 (codenamed N42) will share the stage with a string of new iPod announcements on September 12th,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.

“At that time, we believed Apple would introduce two-to-three iPod refreshes next week, and now, we’ve received some more information on the matter,” Gurman reports. “Based on the information we’ve received, Apple will be introducing a tweaked iPod shuffle, new iPod nano, and new iPod touches.”

Gurman reports, “The new iPod touch line situation appears much more interesting than the new iPod nano and iPod shuffle lines. The current iPod touch line features three prices and capacities all with the 2010, fourth-generation design. For this year, though, we’re hearing that Apple will retain the fourth generation design for the entry-level iPod touch configuration, and redesign the two higher priced models.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]