Apple to pull the plug on iPod after 20 years

STORY: Apple is pulling the plug on the iPod after 20 years

The device was launched in 2001 and became the face of portable music

before being eclipsed by smartphones, online music streaming

and the rise of the iPhone, which was launched in 2007

FORMER APPLE HEAD STEVE JOBS, SAYING:

"The iPod touch is the best portable device for listening to music. It's clearly the best portable device for watching video."

The iPod has undergone several iterations since its inception

featuring a scroll wheel, storage for 1,000 songs, and a 10-hour battery-life

The iPod Touch is currently the only version still being sold

and will be available till supplies last, Apple says

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