Next to the word is information that describes the software version installed.
You can also determine the software version on your i Pod touch, i Pod nano, i Pod classic, or i Pod shuffle by using i Tunes.
i Tunes includes updates for all generations of i Pods and can detect which i Pod models you have.
Make sure that you use the newest version of i Tunes.
Connect the i Pod to your computer and select it in the i Tunes source pane (in the Devices section).