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Farewell, iPod: Apple Discontinues iPod After 21 Years

Apple has announced it’s discontinuing the iPod brand, the portable line of pocket-sized devices that revolutionised how music was distributed and consumed back in the day.

7th-gen iPod Touch. Credit: Apple

The Cupertino company is now ending the production of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, the last iteration of the device that would later set the table for the iPhone. This is the only surviving model of the iPod brand, with the Nano and Shuffle being killed off in 2017.