Excerpt: Echoing my recent comment about the cellphone accessory market, I’m not sure if more money is spent on iPods or on accessories to go with them. The availability of good speakers that you can plug your mp3 player into has undoubtedly contributed to declining sales of stereo systems like some of us had in school.
Pros: Lightweight, Affordable, Small
Cons: Sounds good only if in front of the speakers
Excerpt: iPods and iPhones, the Apple’s gadgety saviours. We humans have become reliant on mobile music, and have been this way for decades. From the shoulder bearing Ghetto Blasters through to the more personal Walkmans and Discmans, it was a natural transition as music became digital – that the players would equal the media.