Mix: AAPL, Yahoo Maps, 1GB shuffle, Satellite

The iPod helped Apple shares gain 128.5 percent in 2005. The company accounted for a rise of 3.7 points in the S&P 500 index—more than any other stock.

iPod-iWay is a new service that lets you easily transfer driving directions from Yahoo Maps onto your color screen iPod.

Troy Wolverton of TheStreet.com is the latest to speculate that Apple will soon replace the 1GB iPod shuffle.

A small UK company last week launched the first Galileo satellite made of low-cost components from consumer gadgets, including the iPod.

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