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Harry Potter iPod, digital audiobooks available

imageApple today announced that the entire Harry Potter audiobook series is now available exclusively on the iTunes Music Store. To celebrate the addition, Apple has created a collector’s edition 20GB iPod that comes engraved wtih the Hogwarts Crest, a symbol of the school of magic that Harry Potter attends. The collector’s edition iPod is priced at $299.

Customers can either download individual audiobooks (priced between $32.95-$49.95) or the complete Harry Potter Digital Box Set ($249) which includes a full color digital booklet as well as previously unreleased readings from author J.K. Rowling. The audiobook sample performed at the show featured rich, British male narration of the Harry Potter stories.

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Comments

1

Well it’s about time, but a bit expensive.

Posted by ohshi on September 7, 2005 at 5:24 PM (CDT)

2

I think it’s the same price as the normal 20GB one..

Posted by ipodman715 on September 7, 2005 at 9:38 PM (CDT)

3

who cares for potter???
i will never buy a one of those

Posted by alex on September 7, 2005 at 10:44 PM (CDT)

4

$250 for six audiobooks.  WTF are they smoking?

Posted by Galley in Greenville, SC on September 8, 2005 at 1:19 AM (CDT)

5

Erm, all audiobooks cost about that much. It’s not like they cost 99c each. Besides, you get a lot of audiobook for your money (100+ hours).

Posted by Calroth on September 8, 2005 at 1:32 AM (CDT)

6

I really love the idea and the crest on the back of the ipod, but I think it’s really dumb that you have to buy the audio books with it.  I love the series, but hate audio books.  I really wish they sold the ipod alone.

Posted by Amanda on September 8, 2005 at 3:03 AM (CDT)

7

Way, way, way too much money for these books.

Posted by Talking Madness in Los Angeles on September 8, 2005 at 3:14 PM (CDT)

8

Free ipod nano here:

http://ipodnanos.freepay.com/?r=22144625

Posted by free ipod nano on September 8, 2005 at 11:47 PM (CDT)

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