Here's the new iPod Nano's dirty little secret (the Shuffle's, too)

We love how square Apple's bold new Nano is, but how did the company come up with the design? Turns out it could have been a lot easier than we thought.

All you do is take the previous generations iPod Nano, cut it in half and — voilà! — you've got your new Nano and Shuffle.

It's a cheeky image, but it's so clever you have to wonder if this isn't really how it happened when a bleary-eyed engineer was staring down at an old Nano one night.

Imgur, via NextRound

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