“Apple Taiwan sales executive Stego Zhang holds a tray of the new mini iPod yesterday in Taipei. The mini music player comes in five colors, has 4 gigabytes of memory and is priced at NT$8,900. All 100 units put on sale yesterday sold out in half an hour. There is no word on when the next shipment will arrive,” Jessie Ho reports for The Taipei Times.
“Music lovers and high-tech geeks yesterday sweated in the scorching sun to snap up their long-awaited iPod minis as Apple Computer Inc offered the first of the tiny music players available in this country — all 100 of them. ‘All 100 units sold out in half an hour,’ an Apple Taiwan public relations official said yesterday. ‘We are planning to ship more to Taiwan, hopefully as soon as possible,'” Ho reports.
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