The Death of the iPod

The Last iPod is now discontinued.

Aamer Seth
3 min readMay 14, 2022
Source: Apple

The Apple iPod Touch is officially the very last iPod. Apple recently announced that they have discontinued the iPod touch, bringing along the death of the iPod.

The iPod is a huge chapter of what made Apple’s success. When Steve Jobs iconically pulled out the iPod from his pocket and explained the device that could carry thousands of songs, and it could go with you anywhere.

From that moment, the iPod was an instant hit, followed up with an commercial style that paid tribute to Andy Warhol which carried on a style of commercials that lasted for many years.

Source: The Verge

After the iPod’s initial release, many other versions of the iPod followed. Including the iPod Mini, iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, and my personal favourite, the iPod Touch. All of them were built around the same purpose of being a portable music player, but as time went on they grew to be more than that.

The iPod Nano was the first to feature a camera, which meant that people were able to take photos and videos. Then the iPod Touch was perfect. At the time, the iPhone was booming as an amazing smartphone, but for thsoe who did not…



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