That said, the Shuffle is a great iPod for its intended uses. Read on to learn about the iPod Shuffle, from its history to buying tips, from how to use it to and troubleshooting tips, and beyond.
After 12 years on the market, Apple discontinued the iPod Shuffle in July 2017. With the increasing focus on the iPhone and its superior capabilities, it was only a matter of time before the Shuffle met its end (all other iPods except the iPod touch have also been discontinued). Even though there are no new models, the Shuffle still a great device for many users. Even better, it can be found both new and used for attractive prices.
The iPod Shuffle debuted in January 2005 and was updated roughly every 12-18 months until it was discontinued. Full details of each model can be found here, but some highlights of each include: