Apple Introduces iPod Socks (W/Photo)

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Appleis new iPod Sock
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SAN JOSE, Calif -- During Thursdayis U2 event in the California Theater, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced Appleis first iPod accessory, the iPod Sock. The socks come five to a package, with one each in green, purple, orange, pink, and blue.

Packaged just like normal socks (see accompanying photos), the accessory is intended to keep your iPod warm, or so Mr. Jobs quipped during his presentation.

Those in attendance offered Mr. Jobs a round of enthusiastic applause when it became clear that this was indeed a real product.

iPod socks will be priced at US$29, and are expected to ship in mid-November.

As of this writing, the company has not posted information on the new product on its iPod accessories site, or on the Apple Store.

Steve Jobs presents iPod Socks
on the big screen at the California Theater.
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