Discussion in 'iPod' started by AtHomeBoy_2000, Jul 21, 2005.

  1. AtHomeBoy_2000
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    macrumors 6502a


    Feb 3, 2005
    Can someone explain to me the reason why HP has the ability to sell iPods? I dont know all the ins and outs of the deal. WHy would Apple allow another company to sell its products?
  2. XNine
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    macrumors 68040


    Apr 7, 2005
    Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?
    Because it makes sense for Apple to sell ipods through a PC maker for more sales. It's also a giant slap in the face to Dell for making such a crappy MP3 player and saying it ould be superior to the iPod.
  3. grapes911
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    Jul 28, 2003
    Citizens Bank Park
    Plus this way HP doesn't design their own mp3 player. You don't want another large company making their own and adding to the competition. I hear HP doesn't give official support if you are using it non-Windows machines. That way Mac users still buy from Apple.

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