iPod classicIt seems that every year, there are rumours that Apple will drop the iPod classic from its lineup. It was mentioned in 2009 by cnet, WhatHiFi prematurely announced its death in April 2010, CNN suggested it again later the same year, and recently it’s been all over the tech sites once again.

My first MP3 player was a Christmas gift – a Diamond Rio 300. An excellent little machine, which lasted for years, but sadly met its end when it fell off a belt, and proved that it couldn’t bounce all the way down the stairs.

So I needed a replacement. Read more