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Apple Wants An iPod Clickwheel On Every Car Steering Wheel

Apple Wants An iPod Clickwheel On Every Car Steering Wheel

This is kind of neat. Back in early 2011, Apple patented an idea for a way for drivers to control the tunes playing on their iPhones or iPods without taking their hands off the wheel.

The solution? A tiny little ring that fits on your steeling wheel with an iPod clickwheel on top.

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Apple Just C&Ded These Adorable Babies Dressed Like iPhones And iPod Clickwheels!

Apple Just C&Ded These Adorable Babies Dressed Like iPhones And iPod Clickwheels!

Okay, we’re stretching it a bit with the headline, but we couldn’t resist: Apple has just sent a shut down notice to an online retailer called iPopMyBaby that sells nothing but onesies and diapers featuring Apple’s products: namely, the iPod clickwheel and iPhone homescreen.

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An Ode to the Click Wheel as the iPod Evolves [iPod 10th Anniversary]

IPod Clickwheel

An Ode to the Click Wheel as the iPod Evolves [iPod 10th Anniversary] A decade ago Apple introduced the iPod, and with it a new method for controlling music playback: a scroll wheel with buttons around the perimeter. The interface was novel for a portable music player, which usually used more traditional buttons in a linear or grid layout.

The scroll wheel was the brainchild of Phil Schiller, Apple’s Director of Marketing. He realized that users would have to navigate large lists of songs, and that a wheel offered an intuitive, dynamic solution.

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