Results for - iPod Discontinued After More Than 20 Years

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Apple Inc is discontinuing the iPod more than 20 years after the device became the face of portable music and kickstarted its meteoric evolution into the world's biggest company. The iPod Touch, the only version of the portable music player still being sold, will be available till supplies last, Apple said in a blog post on Tuesday. -CTV News

1. Since its launch in 2001, the iPod took on a storm of competing music players before being eclipsed by smartphones, online music streaming and within the Apple pantheon, by the rise of the iPhone. Did you ever own an iPod?

iPod classic
11%
307 votes
iPod Mini
10%
274 votes
iPod Nano
10%
282 votes
iPod Shuffle
7%
185 votes
iPod Touch
9%
241 votes
Not Applicable
66%
1,778 votes

2. Do you have an iPod right now that still works?

Yes
20%
530 votes
No
31%
825 votes
Not Applicable
50%
1,345 votes

3. iPod commercials quickly became as iconic as the products they sold. Launched in 2003, the classic iPod ad campaign featured silhouettes of people dancing like mad in front of brightly colored backgrounds, with the iPod and its headphones in stark white contrast. These clips are deeply embedded in the memories of most anyone who watched television in the 2000s. Do you remember seeing these iconic iPod ads on TV in the 2000s?

Yes
36%
961 votes
No
33%
894 votes
Not Applicable
31%
845 votes

4. Songs used in iPod commercials during the device's heyday got a massive boost in visibility and sales, with Steve Jobs himself often hand-picking and giving final approval on songs used in some of Apple's best-known ads. If you did see those iPod ads, did you ever download a song/discover new music from those ads?

Yes
12%
311 votes
No
42%
1,123 votes
Not Applicable
47%
1,266 votes
05/13/2022 Technology 2721 34 By: Tellwut
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