downloaded too much stuff from Napster have larger music collections that come close to the current capacity of current iPod offerings of 60 GB. If their collection is that large today, imagine what will happen now that the Video iPod can play back videos. And don’t forget about the thousands of 7 megapixel photos that you’d like to be able to share at all times. One analyst is hypothesizing that a terabyte iPod could be available in 5 years. While a capacity of 1 terabyte seems daunting (remember 1 terabyte=1000 gigabytes!), why do I think that some power users will be able to fill that up, with a few more tracks to spare?
“Apple could possibly create an iPod with 1 terabyte of storage, as well as a true “iPhone” says one analyst. “A terabyte iPod might sound crazy today, but we believe in five years a terabyte iPod will emerge as a portable home media center,” says Piper Jaffray senior analyst Gene Munster in an research report obtained by iLounge. “We continue to believe that Apple will enter the mobile phone market. We would not expect an ‘iPhone’ to be launched for at least 12-18 months.” “