Is white too boring? A red iPod may be coming!

Posted by Chris Leckness on Jan 30, 2006

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redipod_250.jpg I will admit, I am not an iPod owner. I am one of the few in the world, but my Dell DJ does me just fine. My dad swears by his though, he has one of those special edition black and red U2 models that came out in 2004.

According to T3, a gadget magazine in UK, rumors are surfacing that Apple is joining in on a campaign to aid HIV research called Product Red.

"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.” There was nothing to suggest this was more than pure hearsay until 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. The idea is that around 40 percent of the profits received from the sale of these special red products would go to the Global Fund to Fight Aids."

Source : T3 via Gizmodo

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Chris Leckness is a Microsoft MVP, Mobile Devices and a member of the exclusive focus group, Mobius. Chris has been a big time supporter/user of Windows Mobile since the Dell Axim days when it was Pocket PC 2002. Chris loves Zune, but also owns 3 iPhones too. His personal blog is chris.leckness.com.

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  • RIch Cunningham

    This may be a European only item. I looked into getting a Red AMEX card, and when it came time to fill out the application, you could only get one if you were in the United Kingdom. Very strange.

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