The purchaser of the 10 billionth song from iTunes was 71-year old Louie Sulcer from Woodstock, Georgia. The song was “Guess Things Happen That Way” by Johnny Cash. Sulcer got a call from Steve jobs and a $10,000 iTunes gift card.
The first iPod unveiled by Steve Jobs on October 23, 2001 was Mac-only. It had a 5GB hard drive that let you carry "1,000 songs in your pocket". The device cost a bit less than $400. The Windows iPod was introduced only 1.5 years later. [more...]