Apple introduces the iPod, a digital audio player with a 5GB drive (1000 songs), 20-minute skip protection, a FireWire port, and an advanced Lithium-polymer battery with up to 10 hours (and fully charges in just over an hour—by an included A/C adapter or the FireWire port). The portable device is the about the “size of a deck of cards,” with a backlit LCD display, and offers support for playlists, ID3 tags, and iTunes. The $400 device will be available on November 10.