Are iPods and mp3s the same?
An iPod is an MP3 player. MP3 is a format for saving music files. So no, iPods and MP3's aren't the same.
There is no standard collective noun for iPods.Since an iPod is a trademarked product made by a manufacturer; the collective noun for a manufacturers group of products would be a line of iPods. As a consumer product, iPods are normally individually owned or possessed by a consumer; but if you happen to be a consumer with a number of iPods, you have a collection of iPods. Some collective nouns suggested for iPods are: a pod…
It really depends on what school you are in. Some schools allow mp3 players and iPods to be used but others do not allow them as they can distract students from learning to their full potential but other schools see music players as a way for students to stay calm and relaxed when working on reports and essays.