“The iPod touch January ’08 update is a bargain for $20, as it turns the nation’s best music and video player into an even better handheld computer than before,” Sascha Segan reports for PC Magazine.
“Your Jackson buys you five new applications and a lot of ancillary features. What’s most worth paying for are the new Mail, Maps, and home screen features. Those three upgrades will change the way you’ll look at your iPod Touch. I think they tip the balance from an iPod which also happens to have a Web browser on board, into a real handheld Web device that also happens to be an iPod,” Segan reports.
Segan looks at:
• Customizable Home screen
• Mail: POP or IMAP
• Maps with location awareness via Wi-Fi hotspot triangulation
More in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Corinne” for the heads up.]