Currently Being ModeratedFeb 2, 2013 12:47 PM (in response to ttyyuu12345)
I have yet to see any proven case of Apple claiming that a 2nd gen Touch was 3rd. A recent post, claiming just that has failed to produce the evidence, despite claiming that such evidence exists. (The last post told us he/she was in an Apple Store at the time with his/her claim and that he/she would let us know what happened.)
It has always been non-Apple sources that have incorrectly claimed or identified the generation of an iPod.
This is an Apple page:
and you will notice that there is no 8Gb or 16GB model in the 3rd gen Touch list!
In the store now, is this:
notice that it clearly states 4th generation and if you follow those links (in the store) you will find only 32 & 64GB in 5th gen.
Look - the new one:
and the 4th generation one: