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June 19, 2005

Mysteries of the iPod

From Boing Boing:

Boing Boing: 21 iTunes sold per iPod -- where's the rest of the music come from?: Andru... sez, 'Very interesting look at the number of songs sold on iTunes versus the number of iPods sold. It does the math and shows what it would look like if you split all purchased songs onto every iPod sold, and how small of a percentage iTunes music is.'

APRIL 28, 2004 - Today is the one year anniversary of the iTunes Music Store. As of April 15, Apple had sold roughly 60 million iTunes and 3 million iPods (sources below). That's about 21 songs per iPod. For perspective, the smallest iPods hold 1,000 songs, and some hold 10,000 songs. So, when people fill up those iPods, where does all the music come from?

Posted by DeLong at June 19, 2005 10:00 PM