CHART OF THE DAY: The Rise And Fall Of Apple's iPod

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Apple’s iPod line got refreshed today, with significant new upgrades to the flagship iPod touch and iPod nano.

While the iPod touch — basically an iPhone without a wireless contract, as Steve Jobs said today — is still a growth driver for Apple, the iPod business as a whole has pretty much stopped growing.

For a while, the iPod was Apple’s big growth story. But now, it’s the iPhone that’s carrying Apple’s portable gadget business. (And even the brand-new iPad was bigger than the iPod last quarter.)

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