Dell quietly exits digital music player market

Several iLoungers note that Dell’s last remaining digital music player, the DJ Ditty, has quietly disappeared from the company’s online store. The DJ Ditty, a flash memory-based player that competed with the iPod shuffle, was the last player offered by Dell after the company discontinued its hard drive-based line of DJ players in February. Dell’s DJ Life website currently links to error pages for ordering, and the company’s online store now only sells media players from Sandisk, Samsung, Creative, Archos, and iRiver. Members of Dell’s message boards also note that the Ditty is no longer to be found in the company’s monthly catalog and that the player was briefly available at a discounted price earlier this month.

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