Why the iPod (Yes, the iPod) Still Matters
Every technology company has a product that can be said to define it. For Microsoft, it's Windows. For Google, it's Google Search. And for Apple, a company that once had the word "computer" in its name, it's the iPod. That's right, the iPod, not the iPhone or iPad or any future i-device coming along.
To answer, let's go back in time to 2001. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was firmly in charge, delivering newly redesigned Macs that were helping the company tread water.