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iPod nano may be Apple\'s \"next Cube\"

updated 06:35 pm EDT, Mon September 26, 2005

iPod nano clunker

Apple "may have a , according to ZDNet's Dan Farber, who cites a recent report by John Paczkowski of Good Morning Silicon Valley. According to Paczkowski, the iPod nano is "fast becoming Apple's next Cube." Farber and Paczkowski cite a delicate display as the possible Achilles' Heel of the iPod nano. Many reports indicate the screen is, at best, easy to scratch. Other sources -- including a Web site dedicated to the "flawed" iPod nano -- claim the Nano's screen cracks easily. "Jobs, the perfectionist of product design and quality, must be apoplectic," writes Farber. "Replacing the screens or adding a protective shield would be more difficult than dealing with iPod battery issues."

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