- Here is the Users Guide for the iPod with iOS 5. You iPod is 4G that can be updated to iOS 6 but Apple doe not yet have that guide available.
- Fllowing these instructions for upodate. you go to iOS 6 instead of iOS 5 though.
You will need a cable like this one:
You can use any standard earphones that use the 3.5 mm plug. Here are Apple's with microphone.