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Apple iPod touch unveiled

Can't wait to get your hands on the Apple iPod Touch? We have one of the first to hit Australia to show you what it's like up-close, what's in the box and what it can do.

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Zennith Geisler

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Nicknamed the phoneless iPhone, the Apple iPod Touch is the latest addition to the iPod family.

The Apple iPod Touch comes in a minimalist black box, just like the iPod Classic.

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The Apple iPod Touch meets two of its older family members -- the 2nd-gen iPod Nano and the updated 6th-gen "video" iPod.

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The iPod Touch boasts many features of the Apple iPhone, not including the phone functionality of course.

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The iPod Touch is as sleek and impressive-looking as the iPhone -- and it's even thinner.

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The iPod Touch boasts the Cover Flow feature introduced in iTunes 7, allowing you to view your music collection as a virtual shelf of album art.

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The inclusion of WiFi and the Safari Web browser make surfing the internet on an iPod possible for the first time.

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As with the iPhone, the Apple iPod Touch features an integrated YouTube player.

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Browsing online video using the integrated YouTube player.

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Accessing the iTunes store is no different than browsing from your computer.

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So what's in the box? Besides the player, you get an instruction manual, Apple stickers, cleaning cloth, headphones, USB cable, dock insert and stand.

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The tiny perspex stand puts the Apple iPod Touch on display in all its glory.

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The shiny, fingerprint-magnet that is the back of the iPod Touch.

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