“A search through Dell’s Web site comes up dry if you are looking for the DJ Ditty digital music player. The MP3 player page on the company’s site sells the Sandisk Sans m240, e-Series, and Creative Vision:M players. Dell even offers an MP3 player comparison chart to help you pick out the device that’s right for you, but there’s no mention of the Ditty,” Jeff Gamet reports for The iPod Observer.
MacDailyNews Note: Dell’s http://www.dellditty.com/ site is now defunct and just redirects to a page where Dell tries to sell third-party MP3 Players as listed above.
“The DJ Ditty was Dell’s Flash-based MP3 player designed to compete with the iPod shuffle. The company continued to sell it after dropping it hard drive-based Dell DJ in February, and dropped the price from US$99 to $79, and then eventually to $39,” Gamet reports.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “NeverFade” for the heads up.]
MacDailyNews Take: iPod, killer. Unsurprisingly, Dell’s DJ Ditty couldn’t even survive for one year. Looks like Dell can’t even muster up just one wonder product, much less say they’re the innovative leader of the world.
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