“New iPods may be coming tomorrow. I know. iPods? Weren’t they a big thing in 2006? Yes, but they fill a key niche, and prevent inexpensive Android phones from attracting future iPhone customers,” Sascha Segan writes for PC Magazine. “They need to stay.”
“The iPod is critical for Apple to have a full ecosystem experience,” Segan writes. “What sells iPhones, iPads, and Macs are the operating system and app design that you can only get from Apple products.”
“One thing we all have to do is set aside the association between music and the iPod. Yes, I know the iPod started out as a music brand, and Apple is doing some major music initiatives with Apple Music and Beats,” Segan writes. “But while music is a feature of current iPods, it isn’t the focus, and that’s not going to change. The iPod’s place in Apple’s str”
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