Apple's iPod Problem

With fewer iPod users upgrading, the days of explosive growth are over. And that leaves iPhones and Macs picking up the slack
John Hersey

Chris Wysopal is the head of a four-iPod family. His wife and two kids all carry the pint-size nano music player from Apple (AAPL), while he uses a 2003-vintage device he got as a hand-me-down from his wife. But as much as they love their iPods, the Wysopal family has no plans to buy any new ones in the foreseeable future. "They're all working, so there's no need to buy more," says Chris.

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