Portable MP3 and media player developed by Apple and available for both the Mac and the PC that first began being sold October 23, 2001. The iPod is capable of holding up to 10,000 songs, is easy to use, and is very portable. All these features and its great look is why it's such a popular device. Although not required, many iPod users use Apple iTunes to purchase and download songs. In the image to the right, is an example of an Apple iPod.
The iPod is available in different versions including the iPod mini, a smaller version of the standard iPod; iPod photo, an iPod with the capability of storing and displaying pictures on the LCD; iPod shuffle, a much smaller iPod with no LCD; iPod Touch (iTouch) with the ability to play music and wi-fi connect to the App store and run apps, and the latest iPod, capable of playing video files.
- The official Apple iPod site can be found at http://www.apple.com/ipod/