iPod is a brand of a series of digital media player device that is designed and sold by Apple Computer (Hewlett-Packard also had to sell the product with the name Apple iPod + HP). The name “iPod” is also used to represent the name of one of the variants of digital media players in the circuit (this variant is now called the “iPod classic”). Most of the variants of the iPod provides a user interface (user interface) is simple to use design in the form of steering wheel (scroll wheel). iPod classic storing data on a hard drive, while other models use flash memory. Like most other music player device, the iPod can be used as an external hard drive when connected to a computer.
Tony Fadell was first inspired to make the iPod outside of Apple Computer: the time he was having trouble finding funds to finance the music player device he created.  At the time he showed it to Apple Computer, the company hired him as an independent contractor for fruition of this project. He was given the responsibility to build a team that will develop the first two generations of this device. After that the next iPod developments conducted under the auspices of Jonathan Ive, head of the industrial design group at Apple Computer.