Dare To Be Different

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 20 2006 @ 05:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
iPods are aspirational. Their arrival into the world of cool spawned a seemingly never ending supply of imitators, both music players and other stuff, mimicking their whiteness, their minimal controls, their sleek design. iPods are something else too: Apple has managed to position the iPod so carefully that the term is often used generically to mean 'portable music player'. When non techy friends talk about portable music players they often just say iPod. It is faster and easier to say, and it describes something we all understand.

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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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