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Apple announces iPod Socks

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Tuesday, October 26, 2004
News Categories: iPod Accessories

picThe first new item Apple CEO, Steve Jobs introduced to the audience attending the Apple|U2 Music Event was a “revolutionary” new product for the iPod. iPod Socks is a boxed collection of carrying cases for iPods. Each box includes six colors; green, blue, grey, orange, pink, and aqua. iPod Socks will be available in mid-November for $29.

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41

In case you were wondering, I will be buying some socks, as theyre exactly what I want in a case.  You dont have to struggle to use the iPod in it, or hide its good looks from everyone.  All it does is protect it when you chuck it in your bag.  Genius.  Makes me wonder why I didnt think of it in the first place.

Posted by jamesd in Australia on October 29, 2004 at 10:56 PM (PDT)

42

I can’t believe everybody on this forum actually believes this is real. It was used as comic relief - a completely tongue-in-cheek joke. The 29 dollars went along with this, as did the various colors (poking fun at imacs). The fact that most people here are getting excited or whinging about the new ipod socks is really embarassing.

Posted by Dennis on October 31, 2004 at 9:04 PM (PDT)

43

a gimmick and fake ploy? i dont think so. They actually have pictures of the real socks besides the ones shot at the mac us thing

personally, being from canada, and being winter, not a bad idea at all, and i think there really cute

love em

Posted by iCloud in Canada on November 1, 2004 at 11:06 AM (PDT)

44

How tacky, what is Apple thinking? I hope that it WAS a joke.

Posted by marski on November 9, 2004 at 12:01 PM (PDT)

45

The idea is cool. They r actually pretty neat and come in different colors…but $30.00???????? I was gonna get some but what a rip-off!!!!!! They should be included.

Posted by Mattt in Canada on November 14, 2004 at 3:37 PM (PDT)

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