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RIP iPod, you walked so smartphones could run

17 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

A long, long time ago before the iPod, MP3 players were badly designed devices with insufficient storage. The market was ripe for a change, and Steve Jobs, who had returned to Apple four years prior , was ready to give it to us.
On October 23, 2001 the company released its first music player with a scrolling wheel and 5GB and 10GB storage options. Who would ever need so much?
And it was a design like no other. In fact, it would have a similar impact on music lovers that the Sony Walkman had two decades earlier. We would fall in love with it and the device would be the first of many that...
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RIP, iPod Touch, the last remaining iPod

RIP, iPod Touch, the last remaining iPod

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Jeff Chiu/AP
It's the end of an era: Apple announced it will only sell the iPod Touch while supplies last.
The iPod Touch, introduced in 2007, was the last remaining iPod in Apple's product lineup.
Apple launched the first iPod in October 2001, revolutionizing digital music.
When Apple debuted the first iPod in October 2001, it was met with skepticism from even the brand's most diehard fans - some called it a gimmick, others viewed it as just an overhyped MP3 player. Julie Jacobson/AP
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‘End of an era': Apple finally kills the iPod after 20 years, and fans are paying their respects

17 days ago   |   By Fortune

After a 21-year reign, Apple is finally stopping production on the device that changed consumer electronics and the music industry forever.
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