Apple debuted the first iPod to the public on October 23, 2001. Internally, the project was referred to as Dulcimer and was conducted under the leadership of Tony Fadell, who conceptualized the device in February of 2001.Know More
Tony Fadell was hired by Apple in February of 2001, and he created the concept and the initial design for the iPod. The first iteration of the device was released in late 2001, but the product did not catch on until later versions introduced Windows compatibility.
Fadell was promoted to vice president in 2004 and senior vice president in charge of the iPod division in 2006. He left the company in 2008 to found Nest Labs, which was then acquired by Google.Learn more about Inventions
According to the US Department of Energy, Thomas Edison and his team had produced a functional incandescent light bulb by October 1879. Before this, British inventors had been experimenting with arc lamps. The first "constant electrical light" was invented in 1835, after which inventors continued to make small improvements until Edison's commercial breakthrough.Full Answer >
The first CD player was released on October 1, 1982 by Sony. This CD player was released in Japan.Full Answer >
The first iPod came out in October 2001. When it first hit the market, the 5-gigabyte first-generation iPod cost $399. In March 2002, a 10-gigabyte iPod model was released and sold for $499.Full Answer >
The first jukebox was invented by Louis Glass and his business partner, William S. Arnold, in 1889. They gave their first demonstration of the pay-to-play device on November 23, 1889 at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco. Glass and Arnold patented their new device as a "Coin Actuated Attachment for Phonograph."Full Answer >