iPod roots traced back to 1970s UK

Sep 9th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

PC Pro: Apple has admitted that a British man played a part in developing the iconic and extremely profitable iPod, although he has so far received no money for his invention.

In 1979 Kane Kramer from Hertfordshire filed a patent for a digital music player that stored just three and a half minutes of music to a solid state chip - limiting media options to just one short song.

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