Hands-on with the new iPhone 5 and iPods (video)

You won’t have to wait until the 21st to take a look at Apple’s iPhone 5, iPod Touch, and iPod Nano. We got hands-on videos with all three devices, as well as the new maps app and the new panorama feature in the iPhone 5.

FreedomPop turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone with free 4G

Apple’s iPod Touch does just about everything the more expensive and contract-bound iPhone does — except for the ability to tap into mobile data networks. FreedomPop, the startup that aims to offer free 4G service across a variety of devices, hopes to make the iPod Touch even more useful with its new sleeve, which is available for pre-order today.

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Top 10 iOS games of 2011

What makes a great mobile game? Eye popping visuals? Solid gameplay and controls? Ease of entry, pick up and play features? Are casual games the best suited for Apple’s disruptive gaming device? What about core gaming, is it yet possible on these magical devices? What about social games, shooters, platformers?

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GarageBand music recording app comes to iPhone and iPod

Apple’s popular music app GarageBand is making the leap to the iPhone and iPod Touch today with an update, version 1.1. Pre-loaded on all Apple computers as part of iLife, GarageBand features a wide variety of professional-quality instruments, which users can play on a timeline to make songs of their own. GarageBand also lets you record vocal tracks, so the app constitutes a self-contained recording studio.