NEW YORK— When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself— until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs. There are times a stand-alone device such as an iPod works better than a jack-of-all-trades like a...» Read More
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