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Old Aug 3, 2013, 02:08 PM   #1
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Who has an Apple iPod + HP (Hewlett-Packard iPod)

I was doing some reading on the history of the iPod and ran across this. It surprised me to say the least.

Who here has an HP iPod?

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Old Aug 4, 2013, 04:00 PM   #2
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I used to have one of these. It was functionally identical to a regular iPod. IIRC they used the HP branding to be sold in retail stores where Apple had no presence at the time (Best Buy, etc).
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Old Aug 5, 2013, 06:27 AM   #3
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I was doing some reading on the history of the iPod and ran across this. It surprised me to say the least.

Who here has an HP iPod?

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Radio Shack used to be a big distributor of these. I never quite understood the idea behind them - I guess Jobs had a soft spot for HP since that was one of his first employers.
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or if you can't "invent" brand someone else's invention?
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 12:55 PM   #5
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My first iPod was a 20 GB 4G iPod+HP. Loved it, but badly mistreated it and it died a very premature death. The only differences were the branding on the back plate, and the same in the legal info.
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or if you can't "invent" brand someone else's invention?
I had an IBM branded Palm Pilot. Talk about odd...
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Old Aug 7, 2013, 02:47 PM   #7
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I have one of the 20gb still sealed in original box and wrap. Any estimates on what it could be worth.
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