Better get your shuffles while you still can...

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  1. Bolicious

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    Toshiba can't keep up with iPod shuffle demand

    Toshiba corporate vice resident Masashi Muromachi said Monday that his company is having trouble producing enough flash memory chips for Apple's iPod. "When it comes to the supply-demand balance we are currently unable to satisfy all customer demands," Muromachi said, noting in particular the launch of the iPod shuffle. "Demand created by this new device is so vast that our current capacity can in no way meet [Apple's] needs," he said.

    Muromachi said Toshiba plans to boost spending on semiconductors by 13 percent this year in an effort to expand output of flash chips. He also said the company would move forward the production schedule at a new flash memory plant owned jointly with SanDisk.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    that pack of wrigleys looks sweet!
     
  4. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    thats awesome! i'm glad they are doing well
     
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    yea that is sweet
    :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
     
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    not a bad price for those decals, I figured they would go for about $10 easy.
     
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    I bought a Shuffle at Target this weekend. I love it. I have a Rio Nitrus also, that is 1.5 gigs, but this little bastard is fun to carry around. It's so small that I forget I have it with me sometimes. I can put the lanyard on it and tuck it in my shirt when I'm not listening to it. I just put the headphones in my pocket.


    I should go buy a couple more and wait til they quit making them and sell them on ebay :x:
     
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    Go Apple go!
     
  11. Bolicious

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    Yesterday, the Toshiba president announced that they could not meet the demand of the iPod shuffle. Today Toshiba gets new president and opens new flash memory chip plant.

    :rofl:


     
  12. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    that's too funny. :)
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    Now, that is how you do business. Can't get the job done? Then get the hell out of the way :bowdown:
     

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