Apple Inc, formerly Apple Computer Inc. is an American multinational corporation which focusing in designing and manufacturing consumer electronics and also developing software products. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne founded Apple in Cupertino, California on April 1, 1976. Apple are developing, selling, and supports a series of personal computers, portable media players, mobile phones, computer software, computer hardware, and hardware accessories.
iPod, The new way of listening music (the 1st and 2nd generation)
Out of all their products, the iPod is their most successful product since its introduction on October 23rd, 2001. The early iPod used 5GB Toshiba hard drives that were the size of a quarter, ARM processors (the same processors used in the Newton and Acorn), an operating system from Pixo, a large high-resolution display, a lithium polymer battery, and the most recognizable aesthetic feature of the device, which is the scroll wheel. This first iPod has been introduced as a Mac compatible product with a 5 GB hard drive that put "1,000 songs in your pocket." This product received moderately good response from the consumers although many of them complaints for lacking the Windows compatibility and the expensive price of $400. To response the consumer, special iPod is available for 2002 Christmas’ time that consist of 20GB of storage space, compatible with Windows PC through Music Match. This era also has been significant to iPod, which is the coming of iTunes in 2002. This iTunes helped users to download and buy their favorite songs over the Internet.
Since the first two-generation of iPod has been proven successful in penetrating the music mp3 industry, another hardware revision came in April 2003, introducing the iPod into their third generation. This new iPod have hardware revision, which had no mechanical buttons and the function buttons were moved to just below the screen and were solid state like the... [continues]
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