2012 iPhone + iPod Buyers’ Guide

2012 iPhone + iPod Buyers’ Guide

Published: November 1, 2011
Page Count: 218

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2012 iPhone + iPod Buyers’ Guide

2012 iPhone + iPod Buyers’ Guide

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2012 iPhone + iPod Buyers’ Guide

From Our Editor

iPod, iPhone + iTunes Today

iOS 5, iCloud + iTunes Match
A tour of the major changes Apple introduced with the latest iOS and iTunes software.

The iPhone + iPod Buyers’ Guide
If you’re thinking of buying an iPhone or iPod over the next year, start with our recommendations.

Understanding Apple’s Cameras
A complete comparison between the rear cameras of every iPhone model, the iPod touch 4G, and popular standalone digital cameras.

Buying + Selling iPods/iPhones New or Used
Our updated charts of the best new and used prices for iPods and iPhones, as well as Apple TVs.

The iPod + iPhone Accessory Guide
Speakers. Battery packs. Cases. Headphones. And much more. All of the best gear, in one place.

Shop For Digital Content: Music, Videos, Books + Apps
Quick tips on where to buy and subscribe to digital content for your iOS device.

The Top 100 Games of 2011
The best 100 games we’ve tested in the last 12 months across multiple genres—they’re all winners in this section.

100 Essential iOS Apps of 2011
Sorted into eight categories, our Editors pick 100 essential iOS applications—the ones we actually use and love.

iLounge’s 2011 Best of the Year Awards + Readers’ Choice Awards
The best Apple hardware, accessories, apps, games, and developers are spotlighted in our 2011 Best of the Year awards. Thousands of readers cast their votes in the Readers’ Choice Awards.

iPad/iPhone/iPod Around the World Galleries
Notable submissions to our popular photo galleries are shown off inside.

iHistory 2001-2011: iPod, iPhone, iPad + iTunes
Updated through the date of publication, our timeline of iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and iTunes history is redesigned and better than ever.

The iGlossary
Is the technical jargon behind Apple products too difficult to understand? Here, we make it easy.

The iLounge Pavilion @ 2012 CES
Nearly 300 Apple developers will debut products at the world’s largest tech trade show.

What’s New in Mac
Top picks from our new Mac.iLounge.com mini-site.

What’s New in iPad
Notable releases since our iPad 2 Buyers’ Guide.

Index to Advertisers

Closing the Curtain
What we’re expecting from the third-generation iPad in 2012.

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Jeremy Horwitz

Jeremy Horwitz was the Editor-in-Chief at iLounge. He has written over 5,000 articles and reviews for the website and is one of the most respected members of the Apple media. Horwitz has been following Apple since the release of the original iPod in 2001. He was one of the first reviewers to receive a pre-release unit of the device, and his review helped put iLounge on the map as a go-to source for Apple news.