“Piper Jaffray predicted that Apple Computer will likely increase the capacity of the iPod mini MP3 player to 5 gigabytes from 4 gigabytes at the Macworld conference the week of Jan. 10. Piper Jaffray said such a bump up would make the iPod mini more competitive with the Pocket Digital Jukebox from Dell and the Rio Carbon, which both have 5 gigabytes of capacity. Rio is a unit of D&M Holdings of Japan. The research firm said other likely announcements at Macworld could be an iPod based on flash memory and an iTunes music application compatible with Motorola phones,” Forbes.com reports.
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MacDailyNews Note: Steve Jobs, Apple Computer CEO is scheduled to deliver the Macworld Expo Keynote Address on January 11, 2005 at 9:00 -10:30 AM (PT) in San Francisco, CA.