Apple pulls app that let you turn your phone into a virtual iPod with click wheel
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Rewound, the basic music player app released last week that you could skin to make your iPhone look remarkably like an iPod Classic, has been pulled from the App Store, according to Rewound blog post published on Medium.
The blog says that Apple pulled the app because it copied the iPod’s design, charged for Apple Music features, and people could mistake the app for an Apple product. The blog makes the case that the app had a pretty basic interface that looked nothing like an Apple app, and the iPod classic skins didn’t come preinstalled. (You had to download them after you had already installed the app.) We’ve asked Apple for comment, and we’ll update this story when we hear back.
The iPod skins did look very similar to Apple’s classic…