Show Hide image 24 August 2012 Chart of the day: iPod or iNvest? If you bought an iPod in 2001, today you would have a broken iPod. If you spent the same amount on Apple shares, you'd be rich. (You'd also have almost enough to buy a new iPod Touch from this year's dividend payout alone) By Alex Hern Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.