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TIMELINE: The iPod turns 10

Apple's mobile music device through the decade

Last Updated: October 24, 2011

When Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPod in October 2001, he promised nothing short of a "quantum leap in listening." The iPod, he boasted, could hold as many as 1,000 songs — practically your whole music library in a tiny device about the size of a deck of playing cards. Since then, the iPod has changed how we listen to and buy music and media. We take a look back at how the iPod has changed over the past 10 years. Use the arrows to scroll right or left.

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(With files from Reuters, Associated Press)

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