Apple Computer has launched a new offensive in the digital music business, updating its iPod digital music player with a feature that will allow it to display photos on a color screen and boosting the storage capacity of its top-end line.
Also as expected, Apple launched a special edition of the iPod player along with Irish rock group U2. Apple will sell a special $149 download on its iTunes Music Store that will contain the entire U2 music catalog and some 25 rare tracks. The iPod U2 Special Edition will sport a black casing and a red scroll wheel. Buyers of the Special Edition iPod will get a $50 coupon toward the purchase of the U2 music on iTunes. The player will also have the autographs of U2’s members engraved into the metal casing on its back.
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