Chart of the week: Why Apple killed the iPod

See also: That’s one way to kill a product. Note: Reading this on OS X Safari, I’m seeing a blank space where there ought to be an illo from one of the original iPod ads. Fair use, I thought. Copyright violation, according to some algorithm in Safari. ( read original story ...)

Apple Discontinues iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano

Apple continues to streamline its iPod line today by axing the iPod nano and iPod shuffle. The move by the company leaves the iPod touch as the lone progeny of the revolutionary iPod classic. In a statement, Apple said, “Today, we are simplifying our ... ( read original story ...)

The rise and fall of Apple’s iPod, in one chart

The iPod is on its death bed. Apple said on Thursday that it was discontinuing the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano, leaving the iOS-equipped iPod Touch as the only model left in Apple’s venerable line of portable music players. Though the move may be sad for ... ( read original story ...)