October 24, 2011

History of the iPod: A 10 Year Retrospective

Jacqui Cheng, Ars Technica

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When the original iPod first came out 10 years ago, the concept didn't seem novel to those who had already hopped on the MP3 player bandwagon. What was new—aside from its deep integration with Apple's music store—was the physical design. The minimalist layout, the screen with playlists, the easy-access buttons—and oh, the scroll wheel! These were all elements that made up a signature Apple design. 

The iPod in all of its manifestations has now been part of our lives for a decade now, and it has become clear that the world fancies its design. Whether in its original form or in a shrunken down and slightly manipulated format, the influence of the original iPod has remained part of American pop culture for a decade. Everywhere you look, there...

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