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iPod shuffle now priced at $49, new 2GB model at $69

Apple today announced that its iPod shuffle is now even more affordably priced at US$49 and that it is introducing a new 2GB model of the iPod shuffle for $69. The popular iPod shuffle is just half a cubic inch in volume, weighs just half an ounce, features an aluminum design with a built-in clip and comes in five colors-silver, blue, green, purple and a (PRODUCT) RED special edition. The new 1GB iPod shuffle is available immediately and the 2GB iPod shuffle will be available later this month. Read More

iPod shuffle now available in five colors

Apple today announced that its digital music player is now available in five brilliant colors: blue, pink, green, orange and the original silver. A hit with customers since its initial shipment three months ago, iPod shuffle is just half a cubic inch in volume, weighs just half an ounce and features an aluminum design with a built-in clip.

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Apple unveils New iPod shuffle

Apple today introduced the new iPod shuffle, now the world’s smallest digital music player with Apple’s pioneering shuffle feature that lets music fans serve up a continuous mix of their favorite songs anywhere they go, notes the company, Nearly half the size of the original, the new iPod shuffle is just half a cubic inch in volume, weighs just half an ounce and features a all-new aluminum design and a built-in clip which makes it the most wearable iPod ever, says Apple.

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Business 2.0: ‘Apple may kill iPod shuffle’

A report from Business 2.0 says that Apple may discontinue its iPod shuffle digital music player. “The tiny MP3 player, a favorite of gym-goers, is cheap at $129, but lacks a screen. It may soon be replaced by a 1-gigabyte version of the iPod Nano, according to UBS analyst Ben Reitzes.” In addition, the analyst said that he sees slow sales of Intel-based Macs for the first three months of this year, and cut UBS’s 2006 fiscal-year estimates for Mac unit sales by about 10 percent to 4.7 million.

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Apple enjoys 40 percent profit margin on iPod shuffle

Analysts at IDC recently found that Apple makes a healthy 35 percent to 40 percent profit on each iPod shuffle sold, and will make even more from expected drops in flash memory pricing. “The iPod shuffle’s flash memory, which was supplied by Samsung in the model examined by IDC, is estimated to be the most expensive component used in the player by far, says IdaRose Sylvester, a senior semiconductor research analyst at IDC.

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Apple introduces iPod shuffle

Apple today unveiled the much-rumored iPod shuffle, a new compact digital audio player based on the iPod’s shuffle feature, which randomly selects songs from the user’s music library or playlists. As widely expected, the new iPod model is built with flash memory. It comes in sizes of 512MB (120 songs) for $99 and 1GB (240 songs) for $149.

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