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Glossary of iTunes, iPod, and iPhone Terms

A dictionary of the tech speak and jargon related to iPods so you can first understand it, and then start using it like a pro.
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  6. Understanding iPhone Models (18)
  7. Understanding iPod Models (44)
  8. Understanding iTunes Terms (44)
  9. iPad Models and Terms (4)
  10. iPhone Software Terms (40)
  11. iPod/iPhone Hardware Terms (13)

How Many iPhones Have Been Sold Worldwide?
Hint: It's a huge number, and just keeps getting bigger.

Total Number of iPods Sold All-Time
Looking at the history of iPod sales is impressive, especially the big gains in how many iPods have been sold worldwide in just a few quarters and years.

Where Are Apple iPods Manufactured?
While anyone who has bought an iPod, iPhone, or other Apple product has seen the note on the company’s packaging that its products are designed in California, they’re not manufactured there.

How Apple Transformed Music and Our Lives
The evolution of the iPod and iTunes is a microcosm of many of the sweeping changes - in entertainment, business, and culture - of the last decade.

When Was the iPod First Introduced?
The first-generation iPod was first introduced in October 2001. New models have followed pretty consistently since then – roughly every six months or so.

Definition of iPod Syncing
A definition of what is meant by the term "sync" as it applies to the iPod.

iCloud Frequently Asked Questions
Learn all about iCloud, Apple's web-based services offering for things like sharing photos and downloading content, from this FAQ.

What Devices Run Apple's iOS?
It's not as obvious a question as it seems. There are a couple of tricky answers here.

Define Front Row, a Feature of Macs
A definition of Front Row, a interface for media used in Macs, as well as an explanation of how to use the program.

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011
A biography and obituary of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

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