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Mid November Apple will be releasing a case of 6 socks in different colors that fit your iPod perfect. The set will cost $29

Got the info from Job's Keynote from yesterday

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Mid November Apple will be releasing a case of 6 socks in different colors that fit your iPod perfect. The set will cost $29

Got the info from Job's Keynote from yesterday
I say that I want some, wonder if they will come to canada. He said that is what there design team came up with and man I wish I could work there.
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Ill have to see them.. I have mixed feelings on these "socks"
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How stupid is that.... SOCKS!!! I mean, socks, for pete's sake!
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I like the idea and look forward to try them
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Here you can see them:

http://www.macobserver.com/images/vi...s/DSC_0059.jpg

In my opinion, one of the stupidest things ever...especially at that price!
$29 for 5 socks, in colors that are absolutely not discreet, and far away from the iPod's elegance... :blind:

Absolutely un-cool
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Do they smell of brie when the ipod has been wearing them for a few days?

Actually I thought it said 'sucks' - I was half expecting a troll harping on about a cheap 'ipod killer'
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Actually, if you watch the full keynote presentation (posted at apple.com) Steve actually shows the iPods in their socks. It looks pretty stupid.

Way to screw up, Apple...
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Oh my god, Apple. Why did you make this? All the 3rd party iPod cases BLOW your sock away. If any one buys this, it wont be used for their iPod... or their foot...

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It's not that hard to not buy socks, I do it all the time :alien:
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I think they're fantastic and I'll defiantly be buying them when they make there way over to the UK. Colourful, fun, crazy - love it. Nice one Apple, something original rather than just another iPod case.
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Maybe this is steve's idea of a joke?

Anyway, it's certainly taking 'think different' to the extreme...
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It appeals to some and some it does not appeal to.. shrug that's the way with everything in this world
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Personally I think it's a clever idea. Of course it won't appeal to the hardcore iPod user. But to all those teens and regular folks buying iPods, I guarantee you it's a "hip and crazy" idea that they'll snap up.

I think this was a brilliant marketing idea by Apple to the teen market. I don't think they screwed up at all. Of course time and the numbers will tell...

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Yeah I think you are right, we'll see! Some might even buy the socks and not even own an iPod...
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