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piece of kit:
It's called an Apple Watch.
5:06 pm — Friday, 28 July 2017
Sebby:
> The hardware form factor isn’t what did these in — it’s the antiquated notion of having to sync audio files to them via a cable connected to a Mac or PC. If the content on your audio player isn’t coming to it over the air, mostly likely streaming, it isn’t relevant.

Sanctimonious fucker.

You're right. End of an era. :(
5:30 pm — Friday, 28 July 2017
To Be Fair:
>The end of an era. It took exactly one decade for the iPhone to completely cannibalize Apple’s entire iPod business.

But did it totally completely cannibalize all of Apple's entire iPod business wholly and thoroughly?.
6:57 pm — Friday, 28 July 2017
anonymous:
People from twitter had to gift Gruber the only interesting take from this fine piece of journalism, the Apple Watch being the new iPod Shuffle.
8:57 pm — Friday, 28 July 2017
To Be Fair:
>People from twitter had to gift Gruber the only interesting take from this fine piece of journalism, the Apple Watch being the new iPod Shuffle.

That's not really interesting, though.
10:44 pm — Friday, 28 July 2017
anonymous:
I really want the watch-as-shuffle thing, when it's working well in a few years. Will be awesome.
1:10 am — Saturday, 29 July 2017
Culturally appropriated:
It's all fun and games until you get to a place with no internet.
3:39 am — Saturday, 29 July 2017
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