The iPod
Evolution
Presented By:
Clayton Cox & Davy Mellado
Background Image: http://www.artofadambetts.com/images/postgra...
Origins
• “Apple did not invent the mp3, nor did they
invent the technology that became the
iPod, yet they are credited wi...
Origins
• In October, 2001 Steve Jobs unveiled the
first iPod to the general public.
(Continued)
http://s3files.core77.com...
Product Design
• The iPod battery was originally a lithium
polymer type.
• It had a choice of either a 5GB hard drive
or a...
Product Design
• Most internal parts were made from other
companies commissioned by Steve Jobs.
• Steve Jobs assembled a t...
iPod Timeline
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPod
Improvements
• They redesigned the scroll wheel to a more
sophisticated touch click wheel to increase
efficiency and less ...
Improvements
• The full touch screen iPod touch was
unveiled September 5, 2007
• Applications were developed for different...
iPod Users
Anybody can use an iPod. For music,
movies, pictures, anything!
Bibliography
Start With Why. Portfolio Hardcover. Simon Sinek, 2009. 43. Print.
"iPod." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, I...
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iPod Evolution

  1. 1. The iPod Evolution Presented By: Clayton Cox & Davy Mellado Background Image: http://www.artofadambetts.com/images/postgraphics/downloads/desktopbgs/LeatherHoles-Apple.png
  2. 2. Origins • “Apple did not invent the mp3, nor did they invent the technology that became the iPod, yet they are credited with transforming the music industry with it. The multigigabyte portable hard drive music player was actually invented by Creative Technology Ltd....In fact, Apple didn’t introduce the iPod untll twenty-two months after Creative’s entry into the market.” (Sinek 43)
  3. 3. Origins • In October, 2001 Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPod to the general public. (Continued) http://s3files.core77.com/blog/images/original-ipod.jpg
  4. 4. Product Design • The iPod battery was originally a lithium polymer type. • It had a choice of either a 5GB hard drive or a 10GB. • The casing was made from aluminum http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/43044337_80ecbc63f1.jpg
  5. 5. Product Design • Most internal parts were made from other companies commissioned by Steve Jobs. • Steve Jobs assembled a team of engineers to design the iPod product line. • The software was designed in combination of two different companies, Pixo and PortalPlayer. • Apple Continued to refine the iPod software, hardware, and overall look. (Continued)
  6. 6. iPod Timeline http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPod
  7. 7. Improvements • They redesigned the scroll wheel to a more sophisticated touch click wheel to increase efficiency and less clutter. • They designed different branches of iPods like the Nano and shuffle to appeal to different lifestyles. • They changed the user interface to better operation in the device including the menu format. • They added a backlight so operation in the dark can be made simpler.
  8. 8. Improvements • The full touch screen iPod touch was unveiled September 5, 2007 • Applications were developed for different uses such as games, utilities, or maps. (Continued) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/bb/2010_iPod_Range.png
  9. 9. iPod Users Anybody can use an iPod. For music, movies, pictures, anything!
  10. 10. Bibliography Start With Why. Portfolio Hardcover. Simon Sinek, 2009. 43. Print. "iPod." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc, 2010. Web. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPod>. "Apple Support." www.Apple.com. Apple Inc., October 13, 2008. Web. 10 Sep 20 <http://support.apple.com/kb/SP103>. "iPod Apple Original Design." www.Fanoos.com. Apple Inc., October 13, 2008. Web. 10 Sep 2010. <http://www.fanoos.com/technology/ipod_apple_original_design.htm

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