1st Generation iPodThe 1st generation iPod is the first iPod model by Apple announced on October 23, 2001, the cost of the original iPod was $399 with a 5 GB hard drive. Critics panned the unit’s price, but it proved an instant hit in the marketplace, quicklyovertaking earlier hard drive MP3 players such as the NOMAD Jukebox. In March 2002 Apple announced a 10 GB version priced at $499.Apple designed a mechanical scroll wheel and outsourced the implementation and development to Synaptics, a firm which also developed the trackpad for Apple’s PowerBooks.The 1st generation iPod featured four buttons (Menu, Play/Pause, Back, and Forward) arrangedaround the circumference of the scroll wheel, and one Select button in the center.2nd Generation iPodThe 2nd generation iPod came in 10 GB and 20 GB capacities and was introduced on July 17, 2002, at Macworld, and the mechanical scroll wheel of the original was replaced with a touch-sensitive, non-mechanical one (manufactured by Synaptics), termed a “touch wheel”.Due to new Toshiba hard drives, the 20 GB iPod slightly exceeded its 1st generation counterpart in thickness and weight, while the 10 GB model was slimmer. It came with a carrying case and wired remote and it was the… Read full this story
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