Requiem for the iPod

By Alissa Walker Comment


Guardian correspondent Bobbie Johnson is a bit broken up over Apple’s iPod announcement Wednesday, mourning the loss of a “classic design”:

Launching a new range of iPods, Mr Jobs announced the arrival of the new touch-sensitive, wireless-enabled “iPod touch” and binned the polished white design that has helped it become one of the most influential brands in the world.

To ease the blow, the Guardian has provided slideshows of both the iPod “through the ages” and the evolution of Steve Jobs, which includes this gem: