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Happy Birthday: The iPod Turns 10

Happy Birthday: The iPod Turns 10

A decade ago, Apple launched an MP3 player that can be partly attributed with shaping today's mobile computing landscape. Along with being the best-selling portable media player and saving Apple from near irrelevance, the iPod influenced many of Cupertino's ambitious projects, forcing much of the industry into a perpetual state of catch-up.

In fact, the iPod prompted Apple to change its name to just "Apple Inc.” Without fawning over Apple's every endeavor, we'd like to pay homage to the company's game-changing gadget on its 10th birthday. Join us as we take a brief stroll down memory lane.

Apple to hold media event on September 7?

Apple to hold media event on September 7?

Rumors of the next iPhone have been swirling ever since the phone was a no-show at WWDC earlier this year, but now we have the first rumored date of Apple’s next media event: September 7. Apple broke tradition in June when the annual conference passed without a peep about...