Wow. It seems like just yesterday that we were all looking at ’s new baby for the first time. No, I’m not talking about the new MacBook Air , but the device that seems to have jump-started ’s meteoric climb to success. The was first launched on October 23, 2001 and begat a family of highly-popular portable media players that continues to this day. The first model was a Mac-compatible device with a 5 GB hard drive and a capacity that put, in the words of Steve Jobs, “1000 songs in your pocket.” Since then, we’ve seen iPods as tiny as the third-generation shuffle and as large as the 160 GB, sixth-generation Classic

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Happy 9th birthday, iPod!