The Critical 'I'

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Tuesday, December 16, 2003

IPOD: THE FLOP THAT WASN'T
not quite dead
Hindsight is 20/20, of course; and all of us have been wrong at one time or another. Still, this 2001 article from Lukas Hauser, aka MacCommunist, declaring the then-new iPod a dud that would be as big an Apple flop as the ill-fated Cube, brought a smile to my face. Especially when paired with the news that the iPod accounts for about 50 percent of all portable digital music players.