Philips IPOD Really Exists?
Hi, Are you searching for philips ipod? If you search for philips ipod, you can not get it. Sure.
Because there is no such product called 'Philips Ipod'.
Ipod is the brand name of Apple for its mp3 player.
Every electronic company has its own mp3 player. They name their mp3 or video player differently.
The name of Apple's mp3 player is IPOD. The name of mp3 player manufactured by Philips is Gogear.
But Ipod becomes the colloquial term for mp3 player.
In India or all over the world, people say, ' I am going to take xerox copies'. You can find small shops with providing xerox service. But the actual term is 'Photocopy'. It suppose to be said as, 'I am going to take photocopies'. The shops should advertise as photocopy can be taken here.
Xerox is the company which produces the machine to take photocopy. Canon also produce machines to take photocopy. Since xerox company stormed the market, xerox is the colloquial term for photocopy or a sort of synonym for photocopy. Xerox is the name of the company which sells machine to take photocopy which does not mean taking copies.
In the same way, Apple sells their MP3 player and they brand it as IPOD. They are the pioneer in selling mp3 player. So the term 'IPOD' becomes a colloquial term for mp3 player.
People buy mp3 player from any company or any brand, but tell as 'I purchased IPOD'. Apple Inc stormed the market with their mp3 player branded as IPOD.
So If you search as Philips IPOD, you will not get it. Because Philips does not manufacture IPOD. Philips manufactures MP3 player and they branded it as 'Gogear'. You need to use the term 'Philips Gogear' if you want buy or know about MP3 player manufactured by Philips.
Hope this information is useful and make your search precise.