Red Apple iPod coming soon?

“A bold global charity initiative from U2 icon Bono could see the introduction of a special edition red iPod from Apple,” T3 reports.

“Late last week rumours surfaced that a red iPod is in the pipeline. This began following a post on Popbitch which claimed that U2 front man Bono was overheard ‘in Dublin’s Michelin-starred Patrick Guilbaud restaurant discussing a new charity red Amex card and red iPod,’” T3 reports.

“Bono today unveiled the aforementioned red Amex card as part of Product Red – a new brand of red merchandise created to help fight the global battle against HIV,” T3 reports. “Although Apple hasn’t officially been named as one of the partners in this new charity scheme, we’ve heard that an announcement could soon be on the cards.”

Full article here.

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45 Comments

  1. Great cause, and great color!

    Wheel could be white, black, or red. If it was a nano I might have to get one.

    And U2 has done stuff with Apple before.

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  3. SB, this isn’t about politics, this is about people.

    Hats off to Bono for getting Red mobilised and for getting major multinationals on board. Product Red is the best way to raise awareness on a global scale to the plague of HIV in southern Africa, and keep it in people’s minds. Every time you go shopping, you’ll see something branded as Red. It’s powerful and it’s in your face. Brilliant.

    I’ll be very glad if Apple are buying into this. How about a Red iMac too?

  4. doesn’t really look as nice as the other U2 iPod…it’s a bit too red for me, but maybe something the ladies would buy?

    At least it’s for a good cause.

  5. Sounds good to me, but why not yellow? There’s lots of Livestrong bracelets out there in yellow all over the world. It seems that yellow would be the first color to think of when thinking about charity for a health cause.

  6. Ah, SB what is “political” about saving lives from a deadly disease?

    Just wondering?

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