PRESS RELEASE September 7, 2005

Over 1,000 Accessories Now Available for iPod

SAN FRANCISCO—September 7, 2005—Apple® today announced that there are more than 1,000 accessories made specifically for iPod®. The iPod economy has flourished with over 21 million iPods sold and a wide range of companies creating products ranging from high-end fashion cases to speaker systems to automobile integration kits for iPod.  Apple also announced that there are more than 700 products bearing the Made for iPod logo on the market or in development, assuring customers that an electronic accessory has been designed specifically to connect to iPod and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. 
“The iPod economy is thriving with over 1,000 accessories now available,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide iPod Product Marketing. “There are more ways than ever to get the perfect accessory to complement your iPod for use at home, on the go and in the car.”
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.
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