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