The Apple Core: iPod UI: Love it or hate it?

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Date: Friday, June 9th, 2006, 10:50
Category: The Apple Core

ipod-interface.jpgI struck a nerve earlier this week with a comment I made about the iPod user interface being tired. The problem I have is that while the hardware has evolved, the iPod’s UI hasn’t changed much in five years.
One of the reasons that the iPod is so successful, it can be argued, is because the interface is drop dead simple. So simple in fact that young children and seniors alike can pick it up with ease. This is a point that I’m willing to concede, but if the iPod is going to continue its ascension to the heights of consumer electronics legend new features need to be added.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


ipod-interface.jpgI struck a nerve earlier this week with a comment I made about the iPod user interface being tired. The problem I have is that while the hardware has evolved, the iPod’s UI hasn’t changed much in five years.
One of the reasons that the iPod is so successful, it can be argued, is because the interface is drop dead simple. So simple in fact that young children and seniors alike can pick it up with ease. This is a point that I’m willing to concede, but if the iPod is going to continue its ascension to the heights of consumer electronics legend new features need to be added.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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