Here’s another unconfirmed iPod story – Apple have teamed up with U2 to produce a limited edition black iPod to mark the release of the bands new album. Apple never comment on new product releases, but have announced a music event on 26th October – and it’s expected that something iPod related will be unveiled there. Bono and The Edge will be in attendance, sources say.
The black iPod is rumoured to come preloaded with tracks from U2’s back catalogue, and may even feature How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, the new album not due for release for another month. U2 have long been associated with the iPod, and indeed feature in the latest advert for the music player, available as a free download from the iTunes store. Think Secret estimate that the U2pod may cost an extra US$30 (€24) more than the standard model.
The 26th October event might even see the release of that rumoured colour screen photo iPod, with perfect timing for the run up to Christmas.