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Apple announces 2GB iPod shuffle, cuts price on 1GB player

Apple on Tuesday shuffled (har, har) its lineup of matchbook-size digital music players, announcing a new iPod Shuffle with double the storage space and slashing the price of its 1GB models to AU$65.

Shuffles: they'll dance for $65, but don't call them cheap.

Apple on Tuesday shuffled (har, har) its lineup of matchbook-size digital music players, announcing a new iPod Shuffle with double the storage space and slashing the price of its 1GB models to AU$65.

The 2GB version of the screenless flash memory-based player will cost AU$89 and be available for sale in Australia later this month, Apple said in a statement. At that price the 2GB model will be cheaper than the previous cost of the 1GB version, which now retails for AU$65.

Both models, which sport a built-in clip, are slated to come in five colours: silver, blue, green, purple, and red -- for the (Product) Red lineup, a corporate charity movement that donates a portion of sales from designated products to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Apple released the second generation of the teensy gadget, which weighs 15 grams and measures 27.3 by 41.2 by 10.5 millimetres, in November 2006. It has refreshed the Shuffle's colours on a few occasions since then.