Oh Apple, how can we ever quit you? As much love as there is for Apple, it get a little frustrating when the tech giant releases a great product, then comes out with an even better one just a few months later. How can consumers ever keep up?! This fact is especially true when it comes to iPods. We've seen so many iterations of the famous MP3 player hit the shelves, that you may have forgotten where it all started. As we eagerly await the arrival of the new iPod Touch and Nano — pre-order beginning today, Sept. 14 — take a trip down memory lane with a look at the models from the past 11 years.
Since its introduction eight years ago (Happy Birthday Apple iPod!), the iPod has gone through some major changes and updates, including a full spectrum of color changes. Can you identify an iPod by color? Test yourself with this quiz.
In the hilarious Oscar nominated movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Borat (played by Sacha Baron Cohen) is a TV personality from Kazakhstani TV who is sent to the United States to report on all aspects of American life. At the very end of the movie he says this funny quote about the iPod: "My neighbor Nushuktan Tulyiagby is still assholes. I get iPod, he only get iPod mini. Haha! Everybody know it for girls!" The iPod nano might not hold as many songs as the 30 or 80GB iPod, but we all know that they aren't only for girls!
Want to know another tech tid-bit about the movie? In the RV scene with the frat boys, you can see a microphone attached to the wall in the front of the RV in one of the frames. Time to re-watch and look closely!