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Apple Finally Killed the iPod Classic. RIP iPod Classic.

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Today is a sad day. Today is also a happy day for several exciting reasons, but today is a sad day for one very specific reason. Today is the day the iPod Classic died.

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It's true. Following its volley of announcements this morning, Apple updated its website per usual, and per usual, inventories shifted. The inventory of iPod Classics is just gone, though. You can buy a Shuffle or a Nano in seven different colors. You can buy an iPod Touch in five different colors. But you cannot buy an iPod Classic. Not a single one.

I know what you're thinking: Didn't the iPod Classic die a long time ago? In some people's hearts, it surely did. But not this blogger's. For me, that old clickwheel will keep on spinning, round and round forever.

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I have been debating on buying a new Ipod soon and was looking at the classic. I have the ipod touch now and really just want a dedicated mp3 player that doesn't have all the bells and whistles. Isn't the ipod classic battery life better too?