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Apple pulls block on iPods we didn’t even know it still sold

Fans of listening to tunes in little vessels are in for some bad news, as Apple is discontinuing a iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle and stealing a inclination from a brick-and-mortar and digital stores.

“Today, we are simplifying a iPod lineup with dual models of iPod Touch, now with double a capacity, starting during only $199, and we are discontinuing a iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano,” Apple pronounced in a matter to Bloomberg.

As a matter notes, a dual pocket-sized members of a long-running iPod family are no more, though a final remaining deputy — a iPod Touch — lives on in a 64GB indication for $199 (about £150 / AU$250) and 128GB indication for $299 (about £230 / AU$375). 

These offer additional storage space over a prior 16GB and 64GB versions during a same cost points.

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Shuffled away

A tack for joggers, celebration goers, schoolkids and everybody in between, a iPod Nano took over a classical iPod’s purpose as a high-capacity strain appurtenance that fit in your pocket. 

The bite-sized Nano’s peep memory and clip-on attachment, meanwhile, done it a strike with a gym crowd.

However, as Apple focused some-more on a app-driven iOS infrastructure and pulling services like Apple Music, inclination like a Nano and Shuffle — that were already prolonged overdue for an refurbish — became reduce priorities for a tech giant.

Now a iPod Touch, radically an iPhone but mobile capabilities, is a new customary for those only wanting to receptacle around their favorite tunes. 

Should folks wish to equivocate a dispatch and discord of apps and Wi-Fi connectivity, they’ll only have to demeanour into a new MP3 actor or take extra-good caring of their bequest Shuffle or Nano — it’s a collector’s object now.

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