Steve Jobs unveiled an overhauled line of Apple gadgets today—thinner iPod Nano and Touch devices—and a shiny new deal with NBC, but not before spoofing reports of his poor health, Reuters notes. Borrowing a line from Mark Twain, the Apple chief and cancer survivor flashed a message on a screen that said, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”
Jokes aside, Jobs introduced a sleeker 8-gigabyte iPod Nano ($149) and a retouched version of the 8GB iPod Touch ($229). But the announcements didn’t impress investors, who sent the company’s shares down 3.4%, AP reports. Apple, however, did make nice with NBC, whose content will return to iTunes after the network yanked it last year in a pricing dispute.