iPod Shuffle may bulk up

Apple Computer may be planning to boost the capacity of its flash memory-based iPod Shuffle MP3 player.

Taiwan's DigiTimes reported">reported that Samsung and Toshiba will supply Apple with 8-gigabit flash memory chips, potentially paving the way for the introduction of Shuffles with 2GB and 4GB capacities. The current models top out at 1GB.

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