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Larger iPod touch Expected in 2009
Web rumors are flying about the possibility of a new iPod option by next fall.
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The current iPod touch comes in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB storage capacities.
December 31, 2008 by Rachel Cericola

This year, we saw a slew of tiny gadgets. Will 2009 be kickin’ it old school and pumping things up a notch?

The guys at Tech Crunch say they’ve been yapping with “sources close to Apple” about the possibilities of a bigger (and better?) iPod touch. One of the sources says he’s even had his mitts on the device. The unit is expected to have a 7- or 9-inch screen, and come in the fall.

Although an army of consumers seem to love stuffing thousands of songs and apps into their pockets, there are still those that like to be able to see what they are punching up. Tech Crunch says that all of those goodies are also “perfect for a touch screen device with an accelerometer.”

There’s no other specs or price estimates. That’s not really surprising, since it’s basically just a rumor at this point. If you’re looking for something to play with in the meantime, the current iPod touch starts at $229.

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

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