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U2 iPod takes final bow

imageWith the introduction of the new fifth-generation iPod today, it would appear that Apple has quietly discontinued the special edition U2 iPod (in addition to the obvious replacement of fourth-generation color screen iPods). The black-and-red iPod’s previous home (www.apple.com/ipod/u2) now simply redirects to the main iPod page on Apple’s website, and is not available from the online Apple Store. The U2 iPod was introduced one year ago this month at the same venue as today’s special event in San Jose, California. It should be noted that U2 does appear in the new iPod commercial.

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1

There is in fact a special edition iPod still available.  The Harry Potter Special Edition unveiled a month ago now features the new Gen5 iPod.

Posted by Stephen M. Mitchell on October 12, 2005 at 8:43 PM (PDT)

2

http://www.apple.com/itunes/harrypotter/

There ya go :p

Posted by matrixsjd on October 12, 2005 at 9:37 PM (PDT)

3

U2 is borning.
But a black ipod looks cool.

Good Ridance!

<walks over to guy wearing stupid yellow sunglasses indoors, politely takes them off, and smashes them underfoot>

Posted by boo and hiss on u2 on October 13, 2005 at 10:19 AM (PDT)

4

its about time that thing fell.  It was dead weight.

Posted by willhockey16 on October 13, 2005 at 1:22 PM (PDT)

5

Does the discontinuation of the U2 Ipod not validate why it is labled “limited edition”?  Call it dead weight if you want, the value of this Ipod will go up in value on collector markets.

Posted by Invicor8 on October 13, 2005 at 8:51 PM (PDT)

6

u2… ewww. the color was cool, but i never liked the fact you get the autographs lasered in. the new ipod black is a perfect replacement.

Posted by mrtambourineman on October 13, 2005 at 10:02 PM (PDT)

7

I love my U2 iPod and glad I still have it.  Now it will actually be “limited”  smile

Posted by Insimbi on October 14, 2005 at 5:49 PM (PDT)

8

I like my old u2 ipod too. is there anyway to upgrade it to a color display?
this’ll probably cost more than a new pod….

Posted by dman on October 15, 2005 at 8:01 PM (PDT)

9

hey my ipod is brilliant all of you who dont like it should get dressed its the best ipod ever and you know it

Posted by bono on November 29, 2005 at 7:41 AM (PDT)

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