Apple's iPod Turns 10

PCWorld (blog) - Christina DesMarais - 23 Oct, 2011
Apple's iPod, which transformed the way music is sold and distributed and revolutionized the consumer electronics industry, turned 10 on Sunday. Known largely for its computers until then, ...

Apple iPod: The First 10 Years

PC Magazine - Jennifer Bergen - 23 Oct, 2011
As the Apple iPod turns 10, we take a look back at its history and influenceâ€"and the playlists it's inspired. By Jennifer Bergen Not so long ago we listened to music on the go with a cassette-based Walkman and, later, a portable CD player. ...

Happy Birthday iPod!

ZDNet (blog) - Adrian Kingsley-Hughes - 23 Oct, 2011
For the record, I've owned a second-generation iPod nano, a second-, third-, and fourth-generation iPod shuffle, and a first-generation iPod touch. Before owning my first iPod, I owned a lot of ...

They grow up so fast: today is the 10 year anniversary of the iPod

NEWS.com.au - Claire Connelly - 23 Oct, 2011
The: the iPod that changed everything was released in October 2001 complete with scrolling wheel and black-and-white screen. Picture: Apple Source: Supplied Today is the 10th birthday of the revolutionary portable media device that saved Apple with a ...

Change the iPod Nano home screen navigation

CNET (blog) - Donald Bell - 23 Oct, 2011
Apple's October 2011 software update for the iPod Nano changes the home screen navigation to a large icon view. The change is intended to make the fitness-friendly MP3 player easier to use, ...

A gadget so cool no one could resist

Sydney Morning Herald - 23 Oct, 2011
LET'S not get completely carried away with the iPod. It's not like portable music was new. The transistor radio helped create the go-anywhere teen of the 1960s and confirmed the single as the dominant way to bring music to young record buyers. ...

The cool thing about the iPod

Ottawa Citizen - Mike Kuniavsky - ‎Oct 22, 2011‎
Steve Jobs presents the n iPod Nano during an Apple Special event on September 5, 2007. The product brought about a fundamental change in our expectations for how digital devices are supposed to ...

Top-rated reviews of the week

CNET - ‎Oct 22, 2011‎
The good: Apple's new incarnation of the iPod Touch boasts a new color, a new price, and a feature-packed OS. It records HD video; allows for chats over video or iMessages; checks your e-mail; keeps your appointments; connects to the cloud; ...

Happy 10th birthday to the iPod - the little machine that changed our lives

Telegraph.co.uk - Shane Richmond - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
The iPod was not the first MP3 player but Steve Jobs and Apple were the first to get the technology so right it became a mass-market product. By Shane Richmond When the late Steve Jobs was handed the iPod prototype, he told his engineers it was too big ...

The iPod Turns 10: How It Shaped Music History

TIME - Jared T. Miller - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP Though the Apple Store memorials have since given way to long lines for the iPhone 4S, it's still difficult to imagine the technology company without Steve Jobs at its helm. ...

How the iPod will change computing

CNET (blog) - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
Last week, I drove down to Cupertino to attend a press conference at Apple, although no one from the company would tell me why I was going or what I would see when I got there. All I had was a cryptic piece of paper telling me that Apple was launching ...

iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?

Chicago Tribune - Greg Kot - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped ...

Scroll Right Scroll Left

CNET - Scott Stein - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
A 5GB hard drive. Ten hours of battery life. A 160x128-pixel, LED-backlit black-and-white screen. Twenty minutes of antiskip protection. Back when Apple first debuted the iPod on October 23, 2001, those specs seemed pretty good, although $399 was ...

iPod Turns 10 Years Old Today

Mac Rumors - Arnold Kim - 23 Oct, 2011
The portable music player is seen as being largely responsible for Apple's dramatic comeback over the past decade. It also led Apple down the path into the consumer electronics market. While the iPod has diminished in importance over the past few years ...

An Ode to the Click Wheel as the iPod Evolves [iPod 10th Anniversary]

Cult of Mac - Adam Rosen - 23 Oct, 2011
A decade ago Apple introduced the iPod, and with it a new method for controlling music playback: a scrollwheel with buttons around the perimeter. The interface was novel for a portable music player, which usually ...

10 years ago today, the original iPod changed music

tuaw.com - Megan Lavey-Heaton - 23 Oct, 2011
Happy 10th anniversary to the iPod! It was introduced at a low-key Steve Jobs presentation on October 23, 2001, when the country and the consumer electronics market were still reeling from the events of ...

Happy 10th Birthday, iPod!

HalfPeeledApple - 23 Oct, 2011
On October 23, 2001, Steve Jobs took the stage and announced something that would forever change the music industry; the iPod. Before 2001, digital music players were big, clunky, useless, and the like. Apple saw the opportunity to reinvent a music ...

How the iPod changed the world of music

Macworld - Kirk McElhearn - 23 Oct, 2011
Back around 1979, I was an early adopter. Before the first Sony Walkman was available for sale in the United States, I had bought a Sony Pressman, a brick-sized and -weight device that could both play and record cassette ...

The iPod as an iconic cultural force

Macworld - Benj Edwards - 23 Oct, 2011
Rarely does an electronic gadget become so ubiquitous that it defines an entire market category and transcends the mantle of nerd toy to become an iconic cultural force. Apple's iPod, introduced 10 years ago Sunday, ...

An Illustrated History of the iPod And Its Massive Impact [iPod 10th Anniversary]

Cult of Mac - Leander Kahney - 23 Oct, 2011
2000: The iPod grew out of Steve Jobs' digital hub strategy. Life was going digital. People were plugging all kinds of devices into their computers: digital cameras, camcorders, MP3 players. ...

The late Steve Jobs' legacy

Bend Bulletin - 23 Oct, 2011
The original iPod was more than just the Walkman's successor. It changed an industry â€" and arguably consumer electronics as a whole as we knew it. (Can anyone envision the iPhone, the iPad or any competing computers, phones, tablets and readers without ...

iPod Turns Ten

iSource - Alex Jordan - 23 Oct, 2011
On October 23, 2001 I was eleven years old. I had no idea who Steve Jobs was, or what an iPod was. In fact, few people did know what an iPod was at the time, or that it would change the world, at least as far as consumer electronics is concerned. ...

How The iPod Killed The Album

95.5 WPLJ - 23 Oct, 2011
With the recent death of Steve Jobs, much has been said about the computing magnate's influence on the modern world, but it's easy to lose sight of just how far Apple has come in less than four decades. Today marks the tenth anniversary of the iPod, ...

Yuhnke Commentary: New iPod Nano can double as a watch and fitness tracker

ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) (blog) - Kirk Yuhnke - 23 Oct, 2011
Copyright 2011 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. PHOENIX - While iPod Touch users may be growing up and becoming iPhone users, there's no question that the iPod Nano ...

IPod Turns 10 Years Old

TopNews New Zealand - Neelesh Raghuwanshi - ‎Oct 22, 2011‎
It's been ten years now that a little gadget came to our lives and made it musical. It's something most people are hooked onto these days, and can't imagine life without. The love for music in people grew even more, when the `itsy bitsy' iPod touched ...

iPod Has Stopped Slimming. Now's The Time For It To Get Fit [Opinion]

Cult of Mac - Graham Bower - ‎Oct 22, 2011‎
The days of the stand-alone music player may be over, but the iPod's role as the preeminent fitness gadget could keep the product relevant for the next decade to come. I still remember the moment, ten years ago, ...

The iPhone 4S Offers A Renamed Music Feature

Market Press Release (press release) - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
Market Press Release â€" October 21, 2011 6:49 pm â€" The general public has now had access to the superb iPhone 4S for a few days and many users of the phone have spent a considerable amount of time trying out the new features that the iOS5 operating ...

Apple iTunes gets auto-update toggle and new options

Gadget Helpline (blog) - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
iPhone and iPod users tired of syncing software to content to grab those latest updates to iTunes can let go a sigh of relief today, as Apple has revealed its new auto-update toggle for the popular music store online. iTunes has been in existence for ...

Photos: Apple's iPod turns 10 - a look back at the story so far

Silicon.com - Scott Stein - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
Apple revolutionised the music industry in 2001 with the launch of the iPod - the MP3 player that spawned a digital music generation. A decade on, we take a look back at how far the Apple iPod has come, ...

Apple's iPod: ten years old

Reg Hardware - Tony Smith - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
The first model, which contained a 4200rpm, 1.8in Toshiba 5GB hard drive for storage, was announced on Tuesday, 23 October 2001, though didn't find its way into buyers' hands for another couple of weeks or so, ...

 

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