Just a brief note: the iPodShuffle was one of the products released today by Steve Jobs and the Apple team. It was long-rumoured and kind of makes sense in a do people really want something that can only take that much music? kind of way. Fundamentally it’s a USB thumb-drive with a music player in it, and it’s not enormously more expensive than just the thumbdrive alone. So it’s pretty reasonable, all things considered. I won’t be buying one, but hey…
But I was talking to Gavin about it and he pointed out that Apple had been considerate enough to add a little advice to people who might have been confused by its small size if placed too close to a packet of gum. Specifically point two below:
But perhaps what’s even more peculiar is the UK version is very subtly different. I wonder what this says about our national characters:
PS. While I’ve got you here, I just want to whore you over to see what I was hoping for originally from the alleged ‘headless iMac’ and the posts I wrote about potential Apple media hubs.