First Version Of Apple iPod Released


    January 23, 2001, the first version of the Apple iPod is released. While its price and Mac only compatibility limited sales at first, by 2004 it began taking off. Combined with the iTunes software, it would signal a change in the way media was consumed, though its popularity would threaten the uniqueness of the Apple brand. MacHEADS explores the possibility that the cult of Mac is fast becoming just another trendy brand.