Arvind Narayanan (arvindn) wrote,
Arvind Narayanan


Apple released the iPod 5 years ago today. Since then, their stock price has been like this:

The arrow shows when the iTunes store debuted.

Whether or not you like the product, you have to applaud these guys.

I can understand why someone would buy an overpriced music player, but I just don't get iTunes. Do people simply not own a lot of music? I just calculated that if I were using a pay-per-song music service instead of subscription, I would be paying a hundred times more. Not an exaggeration. One. Hundred. Times. More. What gives?
Tags: apple, ipod, music
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