Our dependency on technology has never ceased to grow. Increased portability, ease of use, stylish looks and a good dose of marketing hype are the perfect cocktail to entice the population at large! Suppliers of consumer electronics are registering an ever increasing demand for portable consumer electronics. Apple's iPod launch in 2001, Apple have sold almost 60 million units (CNNMoney.com, 2006). iPod has become a universally appealing source of audio entertainment - the eponym for MP3 players. Projections show that the demand for iPods and other MP3 flash-memory music players continue on a positive trend and will surge to nearly 124 million units in 2009 (Kevorkian, 2005).
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