How the iPod took over the world

Posted on Monday, May 29 2006 @ 10:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Guardian has published an article on how the iPod took over the world:
Like thousands of others, I got an iPod nano for Christmas. It's a gorgeous object. But in use the striking thing about Apple's iconic music player is neither its sexy looks nor even its playback performance - which is much the same as that of a dozen rivals. This tiny object does a lot more than play music: as part of a larger system with iTunes and the iTunes music store, it defines a new relationship between customer and producer and reshapes an industry. One day all products and services will be like this.
You can read it over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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