The iPod is dying

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qz says: The iPod is in terminal decline. Appleā€™s first new blockbuster product of the 2000s helped reinvigorate the Cupertino tech giant from its 90s era slumber and set it on the path to greatness. But sales of the device that transformed the MP3 player industry have been falling at a rapid pace. They hit… Read more »

Apple, stop over-charging for memory

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This interesting article has cropped up on CNET about Apple’s desire to over-charge for memory, particularly on iDevices. Its opening salvo is a good example of this issue, where everyone using iOS for a long time knows 16GB is fast becoming a defacto waste of time, because retina-ready apps take up far more space. So… Read more »

Bob Mansfield retires

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After overseeing the Mac Hardware team, overseeing the development of the iPod from a niche product into the portable music player of the last decade, and two little products we call the iPad and iPhone, Bob Mansfield has retired from Apple. Thanks, Bob. For everything. (via James Foley)