Feature By Stephen Silver Wednesday, September 05, 2018, 03:51 am PT (06:51 am ET) September 5, 2007 is the day Apple's sole-surviving iPod was launched. Yet for a final device, the iPod touch has persisted and it's also introduced many to iOS. AppleInsider examines its legacy and the surprising number of editions that were made. It was a sleek, modern, touch-screen device … [Read more...] about The iPod touch is a worthy end to the iconic music line
No doubt about it, the Apple iPod is easily the coolest audio product of the twenty-first century. Introduced in late 2001 it wasn't the first portable digital music player, there were portable CD players like the Sony Discman in 1984, and they were definitely cool. Then Steve Jobs put his special spin on the iPod, "To have your whole CD library with you at all times is a … [Read more...] about Remember when iPods and Beats were the coolest things around?
Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones can play music with their fancy streaming services and gigabytes of storage, but nothing beats the elegant style, refined design, and tactile click wheel of a classic iPod. Using an iPod in 2018 can be rough, however: 30GB of storage on a hard drive with slow speeds and annoying … [Read more...] about How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery
February 20, 2004: Music goes small as the iPod mini arrives in Apple stores. iPod mini: An important product The iPod mini arrived as the iPod helped erase memories of Apple’s bad old days of the 1990s. Over the year that followed the iPod mini’s release, the number of iPods that Apple sold rose to a massive 10 million. Meanwhile, Apple revenue … [Read more...] about Today in Apple history: iPod mini is ‘world’s smallest music player’
I bought my first iPod back in 2001. I didn’t buy it just because I was a massive Apple fan or an early adopter; I bought it because I traveled a lot for work and spent hours of my life in trains, planes, and hotel rooms. At the time I was living in my home city of London. I had working space in photo studios just off Camden High Street in North London, an area with a … [Read more...] about My original iPod is a time capsule from 2002