In Praise of the iPod shuffle

Apple updated what’s left of the iPod line earlier this week. They bumped the processor and improved the camera on the iPod touch, and added some new colors. And they also added new colors to the iPod nano and iPod shuffle.

You may wonder why Apple is still selling the iPod shuffle. After all, when you can have an iPhone that runs apps, takes photos, records and plays HD video, and uses GPS to give you directions — or an iPod touch with most of those features — why keep selling a tiny little device that does nothing more than play audio?

Because the iPod shuffle plays audio and nothing more.

Read the rest of the article on Macworld.