“If you’re trying to buy Apple’s cheapest iPod, the $49 screen-less Shuffle, you may be in for a difficult shopping trip,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.
“According to multiple sources, supplies of the iPod Shuffle are dwindling across Apple’s physical retail and online channels,” Gurman reports. “In fact, Apple has warned its retail employees that Shuffle supplies will be short for an unspecified period of time and that customers seeking to buy a Shuffle via a retail store should be directed to Apple’s online store.”
Gurman reports, “It is unclear what this nearly-unprecendented supply shortage means for the iPod Shuffle.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Some sort of component issue in the supply chain? An unexpected surge in demand for Christmas stocking stuffers? Or is the end nigh for iPod shuffle?