Updating genius on ipod touch
Apple's senior vice president of industrial design, Jonathan Ive, has earned multiple awards and accolades.
"One of the major reasons for the i Pod's success is its unique design, which is simple and aesthetically appealing, making use of high-quality materials like stainless steel," says Dr.
On the tenth anniversary of the i Pod's debut we take a look at just how influential Apple's portable digital music player has been.
Take a look at our analysis, complete with comment from experts.
Apple's user interface and experience also had an enormous impact on the market.
"The i Pod had an enormous effect on the UI/UX of consumer electronics, completely changing the game from the day it was launched," says Joshua Porter, interface designer and director of UX at Hub Spot.
There are still competing products (minus the Microsoft Zune, which was recently killed off), but the others are fighting over a pretty small sliver of the pie." Leander Kahney, editor of , sees the i Pod's primary impact in terms of the "connected device." "Gadgets are no longer stand-alone products," Kahney says, "they connect to a range of software and online services.
Peter Zec, CEO and intellectual and creative head of red dot.