After #Bendgate, there is something else that you should know about Apple products. The company quietly killed the iPod Classic, which has a memory seize that could go up to 160GB, equivalent to 40,000 songs. Fans of this device loved it so much and were devastated by the news.
But there are actually a lot of products Apple quietly killed that you probably didn’t notice due to all the new devices the giant tech company has released.
- Original Apple earbuds. Released in 2001, its design was ultimately changed in 2012 after iPhone 5 was released.
- Square-shaped iPod Nano. Steve Jobs wanted it to fit the small pocket in the jeans. Its design went back to rectangle in 2012.
- 30-pin Charger. It died out in 2012, when the Lightning cable was introduced.
- iWeb. iCloud killed it in 2012.
- 32GB iPhones. Apple skipped it with the introduction of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.
- iPhone 5. Apple discontinued this device with the introduction of iPhone 5S and 5C.
- Non-retina Display. More people are buying the iPad Mini, which comes with the higher-resolution retina display. Apple scratched non-retina iPad 2.
- iPad 3. iPad4 and iPad Mini killed it.
- White MacBook. It was discontinued in 2011, when MacBook Air was released.
- iPod Classic. It debuted after the iPhone in 2007.