How Apple Watch became the iPod of the future
Almost fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced iPod, a self contained “pod” for taking music from your Mac’s iTunes library along with you. While music playback was its primary feature, iPods also let users carry a synced copy of their contacts and calendar, then gained photo support, video playback and eventually the ability to play simple games in 2006.
As a product, iPod took nearly four years to develop into an outstanding smash success. After four years of blockbuster iPod sales, Apple applied many of the manufacturing lessons it had learned from building mass market iPods to produce the first iPhone in 2007, which unlike earlier iPods ran a scaled down version of Apple’s desktop Mac OS, using a…
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