updated 11:50 am EST, Thu January 8, 2004
maxiPrice for miniPod
Echoing industry concerns over the price of the iPod mini, Business Week Online to the ill-fated Power Mac Cube: "But even Jobs is subject to fits of delusion from time to time. Apple's ill-fated Cube desktop computer is the prime example. The cute blue PC in the shape of a small cube won design awards but failed to spark sales and has since been relegated to the role of novelty item on eBay.... [The 'miniPod'] Less music in a device marginally smaller at about the same price. Get it? I didn't, and few others will, either." The article notes that the iPod mini is almost 50% smaller in terms of total volume and weighs half as much.