Apple’s iPhone and iPad are miles ahead of the competition, and every year we see more and more powerful improvements to these lines. However, the iPod line is left in the dust with each
quarter that goes by. As a matter of fact, that might be a reason why iPod sales have been declining each year for the past couple of years. It might simply be that Apple doesn’t see the iPod as a
key component of their revenue any longer, but keeps it around because it still has the lion’s share of the MP3 player market (something that is also in decline).
Even with the aging iPod line, Apple has still managed to crank out several more iPods, including the multi-touch iPod nano, the smaller and lighter iPod shuffle, and the aluminum iPod touch. The
only iPod that has yet to see any improvements is the iPod Classic. The Classic was introduced in its original form
back in 2001 when Apple launched the…