Requiem for an iPod Classic

Ipod-rip

Amid all the new products Apple introduced on Tuesday, the Cupertino giant also quietly but officially retired the iPod classic.

This was more than a little ironic, considering U2’s appearance alongside Tim Cook on with a splashy new Apple video called back to the iPod silhouettes campaign from the mid-2000s. Indeed, the U2 ad feels like a homage to what is still one of the most successful consumer electronics products ever (which also came in a U2 edition).

Although the end of the iPod classic hardly comes as a surprise — Mashable‘s Lance Ulanoff wrote a eulogy for the device back in January — we can’t help but greet the reality that Apple has retired its hard disk-based MP3 player lineup with a twinge of sadness Read more…

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Christina Warren

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