November 10, 2001 was the first time the Apple iPod went to market. After ten years — and changing the way we appreciate and listen to music, as well as altering the face of the music industry forever — the portable digital music player sold over 300 million units worldwide. Here’s a slideshow of how the iconic pocket device evolved throughout the decade.
Photos gathered from Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, and Reuters.
The late Steve Jobs introduces the first generation iPod in 2001: