The Studying Network: Throwback Thursday | Satisfied Birthday, iPod

The initial iPod Television commercial, 2001.

The iPod turns 13 these days, and we mark the occasion with the 2001 Times post that reported its debut.

Right here is how the post started:

Apple Personal computer introduced a transportable music player these days and declared that the new gadget, referred to as the iPod, was so considerably simpler to use that it would broaden a nascent marketplace in the way the Macintosh once aided make the personalized pc available to a a lot more standard audience.

But whilst sector analysts mentioned the gadget appeared to be as buyer friendly as the firm mentioned it was, they also pointed to its relatively limited potential audience, close to 7 million owners of the newest Macintosh computers.

Understand much more from Apple’s iPod timeline, or from the links under.

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