Apple Inc has officially has decided to discontinue the iPod more than 20 years after the device became the face of portable music and began its meteoric evolution into the world’s biggest company.
However, the company has said in its blog post that the product. Which is the only version of the touch player will be available for sale till stock lasts.
The iPod has undergone adding several advanced features. Since its incorporating featuring a scroll wheel, the capacity to store nearly 1,000 songs and a 10-hour battery-life. The version that is right now in the market- the iPod Touch – was launched way back in 2007.
There was more to this iconic gadget than just music. When it was released, owning an iPod meant instant validation of status. And style which instantly made themselves popular in their friends’ circle. Before smartphones took market. Also, it was the iPod that people spent a lot of time listening to music over. As it could play up to 10 hours of continuous music on one charge.
“With iPod, listening to music will never be the same again”. Steve Jobs, Apple’s former CEO, had said while launching the iPod. With this Apple has invented a whole new category of digital music player. That lets you put your entire music collection in your pocket. And listen to it wherever you go, the CEO had explained.
“The spirit of the iPod lives on through the company’s other products”. Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing said. In a statement released on Wednesday.