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Briefly: Nanos in Wal-Mart; Zune price

updated 07:15 pm EDT, Wed September 20, 2006

New Nanos in Wal-Mart

In brief: Wal-Mart stores in Canada will soon stock Apple's new iPod nano, according to an advertisement fond on the company's Canadian homepage entrance.... Microsoft has denied claims that its new Zune portable media player will be priced higher than Apple's video iPod when it debuts, despite its built-in Wi-Fi capability and larger screen.... Dell has begun a company-wide effort to repair its tainted reputation which it calls "Dell 2.0," pledging to offer customers more of what they want.... Pearson Technology Group today launched Short Cuts, concise PDF documents about a cutting edge technology that shows "great promise," or existing technologies that have reached a "tipping point" and are about to take off.... today announced that it is hosting Michael Murphy's "The InDesigner" videocasts, designed as a compliment to the InDesignSecrets audio podcasts.... MacSpeech has extended its free upgrade offer through September 30th, accommodating customers who purchased iListen on or after April 1st of 2006.

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  1. migs647

    Joined: Dec 1969


    M$'s lamePod

    Of course m$ will price the zune the same (or lower) as the iPod. That will be the ONLY way they will be able to get people to switch to it. M$ can afford to lose money on these things. Look at what they did with the xbox. They lost how much money per console for how long? I feel m$ could give away these things and people would STILL rather buy an iPod. Just my 2 cents.

  1. tuscmat

    Joined: Dec 1969


    RE: M$'s lamePod

    I'm sure Testudo and louzer would agree with your last statement being that they love the Ipod and all. :)

  1. beeble

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Dell 2

    They're going to give people what they want huh? I didn't know Apple had started offering OS X to third party PC companies. That's about the only way they could give people what they really way. No viruses, real security, "it just works" user experience. So Dell are going to sell Mac clones. Interesting!

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