Today in Tech History – – April 28, 2018

2001 – Dennis Tito became the first “space tourist” in human history paying his own way to the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

http://www.space.com/11492-space-tourism-pioneer-dennis-tito.html

2003 – Apple opened the iTunes Music Store with 200,000 songs at 99 cents a piece. Songs could play on any iPod and up to three authorised Macs. Windows users were out of luck but tracks could be burned to unlimited numbers of CDs.

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2003/04/28Apple-Launches-the-iTunes-Music-Store.html

2003 – Apple unveiled the “third-generation” iPod. The new iPods were thinner and featured the bottom Dock Connector port rather than the top-mounted FireWire port. The iPod controls also became entirely touch sensitive.

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2003/04/28Apple-Introduces-New-iPods.html

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