These shots were taken on a fourth-generation iPod touch running iOS 5.
A clean home screen. Only works until you turn the device off.
Here’s a home screen with some apps.
Home screen with folders.
An open folder with a downloading app.
Shadows of Dieter Rams.
The camera software is serviceable. The iPod’s camera is lousy.
Game Center, the app that’s only launched for screenshots.
Achievements. Seriously, why the Vegas vibe?
Suggested games. BUY MORE!
iBooks is one of the prettiest e-readers I’ve seen.
Viewing a page of text. No fullscreen option like the iPad though.
Viewing a PDF in iBooks.
iBooks can define any word with the built in dictionary.
The default calendar application.
Browsing music in iTunes.
Browsing movies in iTunes.
iTunes U looks an awful lot like iBooks, only darker.
A typical iTunes U course.
A place to organize personal notes and bookmarks.
A syllabus delivered as a PDF.
Updates and assignments are tracked in a handy notebook.
The assignments work much like iOS 5 Reminders.
The default Mail app.
Viewing an HTML message in Mail.
Newsstand opens like a folder, but it appears in the task manager like an app.
Downloading a magazine.
An ad-supported periodical.
Newsstand publications try to preserve traditional print layouts, for better or worse.
Note taking app. Now with changeable fonts!
Photos can be sorted by events, faces, album, etc.
No iPhoto on the iPod touch. The default photo app does the job, though.
Reminders. Looks good and syncs with iCal.
Managing tabs in Safari.
Reader view in Safari.
The Stocks app.
Not Siri, but the iPod still has basic voice controls.
The Voice Memo app.
The default weather widget.
The App Store. Exactly like iTunes, for better or for worse.