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Thread #75416 Message #1521301
Posted By: Amos
13-Jul-05 - 05:57 PM
Thread Name: BS: Am I a Dinosaur ??
Subject: RE: BS: Am I a Dinosaur ??
It is called an iPod, not an eye-pod.
The prefix "i-" was developed by Apple as a way of labeling its cool design products, starting with the iMac; originally it was supposed to represent "Internet", but has gradually come to mean "Cool Apple-designed Thing". The "Pod" part was chosen partly because it is a small sleek container (like a seed pod is) and partly because "pod" also has a futuristic space-ship sort of ring to it. My eddicated guess. They now hold more than ever, and have color screens, and can hold photos, calendars, addresses, or other computer files as well as just songs.