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New, colorful iPods highlight the tech week that was

New, colorful iPods highlight the tech week that was

July 12, 2015

It might be the dog days of summer, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a busy week in tech. On Thursday, Apple introduced the first public beta versions of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11. A day earlier, Apple released new beta versions for developers.

Here are some of the other news from the past week:

New iPods


The summer of 2015 is fast becoming the summer of music. Just weeks after introducing Apple Music, Cupertino is s to unveil a new line of iPods. Yes, iPods. The iPhone maker is expected to announce a refreshed iPod lineup as early as Tuesday, July 14.

As Jeff Byrnes noted, the last refresh to Apple’s audio players was in September 2012 when the fifth-generation iPod touch was released alongside the seventh-generation iPod nano. The iPod shuffle was last updated in 2010.

Related news:

App News


Thanks to an app update, your Facebook News Feed is now customizable in iOS. You’re able to choose which friends and Pages are at the top of the list, thereby removing the clutter.

As Sandy Stachowiak explained:

These updates are a long time coming. The customization of the News Feed to put those people at the top that you want, rather than Facebook deciding what is important, is an awesome new feature.

Other app news:



Finally, here are some of our other hottest stories from the past week:

What’s happening in the week ahead? Visit AppAdvice to find out.

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