The Apple iPod Turns 15


Fifteen years and one day ago, a turtlenecked Steve Jobs stood on a nondescript stage, in front of an un-glitzy presentation screen using comically uncool fonts, and introduced the device that would set in motion the digital music age: the iPod. And while this newfangled device took a couple years to catch on, perhaps because of its cost ($399) and compatibility (Mac-only), the iPod eventually became the de facto MP3 player for music lovers eager to have their entire music collections in one tiny device.

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