《名人传记》之乔布斯如何改变世界14:音乐的国度没有时差

发表时间:2017-09-12内容来源:VOA英语学习网

Jobs pushes forward

乔布斯再接再厉

adding the mini, shuffle,and nano to his iPod empire.

iPod帝国相继推出了mini、shuffle和nano

From the time it launched, every generation just got kind of smaller,

从诞生之日起 每一代产品都更进一步

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slimmer, sexier, slicker, tinier.

更苗条 更性感 更细腻 更小巧

The incredible shrinking iPod earned Apple a parody on "Saturday night live".

iPod体型不可思议越来越小 《周六夜现场》对此恶搞了下苹果

Okay, wait a minute.Steve Jobs, I don't even think you really holding anything.

好的 稍等 史蒂夫·乔布斯 你手上什么也没有啊

I am, iPod Invsi Perfect stocking stuffer and it holds 8 million songs.

我有透明版iPod 完美的圣诞礼物 能存储八百万首歌

The iPod would soon hold TV shows,

随后iPod可以播放电视节目

music video, even feature films,

音乐视频 甚至电影

all downloadable on iTunes globally.

均可从iTunes上下载 不分地域

Whether it was in Asia, Australia,

无论是在亚洲还是澳洲

they were able to interact with music almost instantly as people could in the U.S.

都和在美国一样 在音乐的国度没有时差

The iPod is so popular,

iPod如此成功

even its commercials are capable of catapulting careers.

即使是它的广告都能创造事业奇迹

One, two, three, four,

一 二 三 四

tell me that you love me more.

告诉我 你更爱我

You look at an artist like Feist and her song "One, two, three, four"

比如说歌手菲斯特 她的歌《一二三四》

I mean this is the song that...

这首歌

it had cracked the very very bottom part of the billboard chart.

它在公告牌榜单上几乎是垫底的

But it started running in apple commercials and literally like the next week,

但当它成为苹果广告的背景音乐后 仅仅一周

boom, it's at like number 20.

它便冲进了前二十

Boom, number ten.

很快又进入前十

Harry Schum, the star of the hit TV serious "Glee."

哈利·沈是热播剧集《欢乐合唱团》的主角

But you might not recognize him here,in apple's dancing silhouette commercial.

但在这个苹果黑影舞蹈广告中你可能认不出来他

I always heard that Steve Jobs has to prove it.

我时常听说史蒂夫·乔布斯想要证明

He's particular and he wants thing simple and

他很特别 想把事情变得简单

I think that's what shaped the form of silhouettes.

我想这就是黑影舞蹈的设计初衷

A person dancing, maybe doing extraordinary moves,

一个人在跳舞 做一些精彩的动作

but in silhouette.

但是以黑影的形式

So it made you feel that, hey, I could be one of those people holding those iPods having fun

这让你感觉 我也可以这样 手持iPod 尽享乐趣

and I just thought it was so genius.

我认为这太有才了

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