On October 23, 2001 Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iPod, a slightly block of stainless steel and plastic that would revolutionize the company’s future.

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The iPod set the stage for every iOS device we currently couldn’t live without and lit the fuse that altered Apple Computers to just Apple Inc. in 2007. Steve Jobs described the name adjustment at that year’s exposition, “”The Mac, iPod, Apple TELEVISION, and iPhone. Simply one of those is a computer system. So we’re transforming the name.”

The iPod actually does not get sufficient credit report, neither does its designer Tony Fadell. Fadell was worked with by Apple in February of 2001 as a service provider entrusted with making the iPod and Apple’s strategy for getting in the audio gamer area.

In the years since Fadell has progressed recognized for co-founding Nest Labs and its Wi-Fi made it possible for thermostat, but his influence on Apple continues to be.

In an interview this previous January at the annual Google Ventures Chief Executive Officer Top Fadell spoke with Google’s Kevin Rose regarding the advancement of the iPod from pitch to design and what Steve Jobs taught him regarding saying “no.”

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