iPods And Their History Matt Alongi, Laura O’Neill,  Cassie Sgro, Emily Barnard
Introduction <ul><li>Introduced in 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Took less than one year to create </li></ul><ul><li>Apple decide...
Typical Layout <ul><li>Simple Layout </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient Size </li></ul><ul><li>Click-wheel is space efficient an...
Software <ul><li>The iPod can play MP3, M4A, AIFF, WAV, Audiobook and Apple Lossless audio file formats </li></ul><ul><li>...
Different Types of iPods
Sales 2002-2004
Podcasts <ul><li>A podcast is a multimedia file distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on mob...
Criticism <ul><li>Battery life misrepresentation </li></ul><ul><li>Non-replaceable battery </li></ul><ul><li>Equalizer </l...
Advertising <ul><li>Apple known for outrageous advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Features silhouettes with white iPods </li></...
Accessories <ul><li>Sometimes referred to as the “ipod ecosystem” </li></ul><ul><li>Teamed up with many different companie...
Videos <ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=qxccD7LKkGM </li></ul><ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=YRzxZMR4psg </li></ul><...
Conclusion <ul><li>iPods have changed the way we listen to music </li></ul><ul><li>New medium for technology </li></ul><ul...
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History of iPods

  1. 1. iPods And Their History Matt Alongi, Laura O’Neill, Cassie Sgro, Emily Barnard
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Introduced in 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Took less than one year to create </li></ul><ul><li>Apple decided to create the iPod due to a lack of a well-established mainstream mp3 player market </li></ul><ul><li>“ iPod” was originally the name for internet kiosks that was never used by Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Jobs introduced the iPod as “1,000 songs in your pocket” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Typical Layout <ul><li>Simple Layout </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient Size </li></ul><ul><li>Click-wheel is space efficient and easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Dock connector used to connect iPod to a Firewire, USB, Adapter or Speakers. </li></ul><ul><li>Display can be categorized by Song, Album or Artist. </li></ul><ul><li>Options include EQ settings, which controls the tone of your music. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Software <ul><li>The iPod can play MP3, M4A, AIFF, WAV, Audiobook and Apple Lossless audio file formats </li></ul><ul><li>Video iPod also supports MPEG-4 and Quicktime video formats </li></ul><ul><li>Does not support Microsoft’s WMA audio format, but file-converter is available </li></ul><ul><li>When connected to a computer, iPod can be synchronized and files can be instantly added to it. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Different Types of iPods
  6. 6. Sales 2002-2004
  7. 7. Podcasts <ul><li>A podcast is a multimedia file distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers </li></ul><ul><li>Made popular by the iPod and other portable mp3 players </li></ul><ul><li>Not associated with Apple, iTunes or iPods </li></ul><ul><li>Widely used for a variety of purposes </li></ul>
  8. 8. Criticism <ul><li>Battery life misrepresentation </li></ul><ul><li>Non-replaceable battery </li></ul><ul><li>Equalizer </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability, Quality Control and Hearing Loss </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advertising <ul><li>Apple known for outrageous advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Features silhouettes with white iPods </li></ul><ul><li>Known to cover billboards, buildings and city buses </li></ul><ul><li>White headphones </li></ul><ul><li>Strong TV advertising </li></ul>
  10. 10. Accessories <ul><li>Sometimes referred to as the “ipod ecosystem” </li></ul><ul><li>Teamed up with many different companies </li></ul><ul><li>Includes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outerwear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car Radio Adapters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headphones </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Videos <ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=qxccD7LKkGM </li></ul><ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=YRzxZMR4psg </li></ul><ul><li>http://youtube.com/watch?v=J5az02ZnVVc </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>iPods have changed the way we listen to music </li></ul><ul><li>New medium for technology </li></ul><ul><li>Paves the way for future of audio and video </li></ul>
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