Video: Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the very first iPod in 2001

New on YouTube today, watch Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduce the very first iPod at a special Apple event on October 23, 2001.

Jobs said, “We love music and it’s always good to do something you love… With iPod, listening to music will never be the same again.”

Apple’s October 23, 2001 press release, “Apple Presents iPod” is here.

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39 Comments

  1. Hey, Chris in the Natti.
    I think you meant Al Gore, not Bush. Remember, Gore invented the Internet–not.
    Kate
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  2. Gosh. I remember that. EVERYBODY thought it was too expensive and would be a complete flop. People on the boards were screaming that they would NEVER buy one.

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  3. People complain about Steve’s hyperbole and RDF, so when Steve said:
    “With iPod, listening to music will never be the same again.” He was not exaggerating! If he was “distorting” reality at the time it has certainly become the reality here and now. That’s the creative process, envision a future reality and then make it happen!

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