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October 23, 2001: Apple Releases First iPod

Today in 2001, Apple released the first iPod portable music player. It featured a 5 GB harddrive which could hold about 1,000 songs. Although the iPod eventually became the standard music player, it suffered in its first few years due to its Mac-only compatibility and high price ($399 upon release).

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June 29, 1975: The First Apple I Computer Is Tested

Today in 1975, computer engineer Steve Wozniak tested his hand-built Apple I computer. Wozniak's prototype was encased within a wooden body, but the unit sold as a single board into which any television and keyboard could be plugged. Wozniak and his friend, Steve Jobs, sold their personal belongings to fund the prototype, and after founding their company (then Apple Computer Company) on April 1, 1976, began production. The rest, as they say, is history.   Image Credit: Wikipedia

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