Original iPod introduction – Apple Special Event (2001)


Landmark event in which Steve Jobs introduced the original iPod, spearheading a new era in consumer electronic.

Keynote Summary

00:00. Digital Hub strategy & demo (iMove, iDVD, iTunes, image capture)
12:00. State of digital music
14:35. iPod specifications
20:45. iPod unveiling
24:07. iPod demo
29:02. iTunes & auto-sync demo
40:36. iPod video
48:12. iPod TV ad

The tagline of the Event invitation read “Hint: It’s not a Mac.”

Date: October 23, 2001
Location: Apple Town Hall, Cupertino
Steve was 46 years old.