Apple Inc. is a well-known and unique computer manufacturer which designs, manufactures and markets personal and professional computers, related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, entertainment equipments and mobile phone device. The most famous entertainment device that Apple has introduced since year 2001 is iPod. This marvelous portable digital music players started as a back and while screen, only Mac-compatible, and with a 5GB hard drive that only can store 1000 songs up with a price of $400USD. Today, the 6th generation iPod family is introduced in January 2008 to have five members: iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod classic, iPod Touch and the mobile phone – iPod Phone. The classic iPod classic is the most similar to the 1st generation of the 5GB iPod. It has full colour screen, Windows- and Mac-compatible, up to 160GB that can store up to 40,000 songs, or 200 hours of videos or 25,000 Photos. Moreover, iPod family now has whole bunch of related accessories and services including online distribution of third-party music, audio books, music videos, short films and television shows.
Apple’s marketing strategy focuses on introducing the best personal computing and music experience to students, teachers, professionals, businesses, government agencies and consumers through its innovative hardware, software, peripherals, services and Internet offering. Besides, iPod as a hardware device that to deliver the protable entertainment experiences to consumers; Apple also offers the online media store – the iTunes Music Store to enhance the wonderfulness of “Apple experience” for its customers. The iTunes Music Store is a portfolio of peripherals that support both Mac and Windows users who has iPod products to enjoy a variety of other service and support offerings.
Currently, Apple has been successful in developing a near cult following surrounding its iPod. People identify with Apple and when they buy a Macintosh or an iPod, they are...
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