iPods That Rock

Wondering why people are becoming crazy about this miniature audio device? I Pods offer excellent quality of digital music. The success of I Pod is due to its features like:

I Pod is able to deliver extremely rich quality of digital music.

It comes in attractive small sizes and thus tends to be very handy and compact.

They come with in-built media library software, called as the I Tunes media library software. This feature enables the user to manage the music files efficiently.

The most attractive feature which made I Pod the best seller is the attribute which allows the device to be connected to the users? computer.

Thus by enabling connection with the users? computer, the I Pod prove to serve as efficient storage devices.

I Pods sport a display, which makes the gadget more users friendly.

Improvised I Pods also had PDA's (Personal Digital Assistants).

Apple, the creators of I Pod kept on improvising it, and thus many models of I Pod have rocked the market.

The models of I Pod categorized according to the chronological order.

First Generation I Pods

Initially the I Pods were released with 5GB hard drive, but then later Apple increased their hard drive capacity to 10GB. These I Pods have a scroll wheel with a select button in the middle. This device was a huge hit in the commercial market, but now they rarely exist due to the release of new models.

Second generation I Pods

These devices had a thicker body and they supported 20 GB hard drive. They were the first gadgets, which were compatible with the windows. They also sported cases and wired remotes.

Third generation I Pods

These I Pods were thinner than the original versions; the 30 pin dock connector was introduced with this series. They also had touch sensitive buttons this attracted the masses to a great extent. And it did not have buttons surrounding the wheels and hanging parts.

Fourth generation I Pods

The only difference, the fourth generation I Pods had over the others is the introduction of click wheels. They also sported the same monochrome screen. But it enabled the battery to be charged through the USB connection.

Color I Pods

As the name suggests these devices had a color screen and the ability to store and display JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, and PNG images. They supported 65,536 colors. They possessed the photo library and released accessories like I Pod camera connector.

Fifth generation I Pods

They were developed to reduce minor audio effects so that the head phone does not deliver hard drive noise. They came in a wide variety of sizes, colors and hard drive capacities. They also supported features like the World Clock, Stopwatch, and Screen Lock applications. In addition, the earphones plugs were smaller.

I Pod mini

The mini had a smaller structure and it resembled the earlier versions in its features. But it did not support third party accessories. They introduced micro-drive hard drive as the storage medium. The minis were further improvised as the first generation and second generation devices. It had rich case colors and was a big hit in the market.

I Pod shuffle

Flash memory was introduced through these gadgets, but they did not have a screen so navigation of music files was a little difficult. But it has been reviewed as the best sounding audio device in comparison with the other models.

I Pod nano

I Pod nano also had the flash memory but it came with a color display. It also included a number of features like world clock, stop watch and screen lock options.

Rockbox - Open Source Jukebox Firmware
Apple: 1st through 5.5th generation iPod, iPod Mini and 1st generation iPod Nano (not the Shuffle, 2nd/3rd/4th gen Nano, Classic or Touch); Archos: Jukebox

My Blog On Apple iPods: iPods That Rock
This blog you can find great stuff on Apple iPods. Friday, April 10, 2009. iPods That Rock. Wondering why people are becoming crazy about this miniature

New iPods May 'Rock' At September 9 Apple Event | AHN | March 29, 2009
Sep 3, 2008 San Francisco, CA (AHN) - The invitations says "Let's Rock!" And that is exactly what everybody should expect as Apple iPod is seen to

iPods rock the Space Shuttle
iPods rock the Space Shuttle. by Alberto Escarlate on Mar 15th 2008. Space Shuttle Endeavour Update 11/16/2008: Welcome Digg visitors.

Oh My God! iPods Can Rock Your Teeth, Literally! - The device
Oct 3, 2007 Oh My God! iPods Can Rock Your Teeth, Literally! - The device retails online for about 50 bucks a pop.

Latest MP3 Players & iPods at rock bottom price in India
Branded MP3 Players, iPods and Handsfree from Infibeam.com's Portable Electronics Store with reviews & great deals, free shipping available across India.

marv on record, archive: Old iPods Still Rock
Old iPods Still Rock. A guy I know just sold the iPod he got from freeiPods (referral points to me) on eBay. That got me thinking- since this freeiPod

Will Apple flash iPod rock market? - CNET News
As rumors of an Apple flash iPod swirl, rivals say they hope a product by the Mac maker will ignite overall sales. Photos: iPods everywhere A CNET article

Greenpeace - Making Waves: Less toxic iPods rock
While these iPods may rock what would really shake up the computer industry is if Apple sticks to its promise and becomes the first company

Today @ PC World Five iPod 'Let's Rock' Updates That Should Have Been
Sep 10, 2008 Five iPod 'Let's Rock' Updates That Should Have Been. lets-rock.jpg. Reaction to yesterday's Apple "Let's Rock" press event have been,