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).
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 […]