According to Macnn, one of Apple's latest patents indicates the company may be looking at a unibody design for the iPod Classic--and possibly other products.
In October of last year, Apple began incorporating unibody designs into its new
It seems logical for Apple to switch to a unibody design for its
Hopefully, Apple will pass some of that cost savings on to consumers, but chances are you'll just get more capacity and features for your money rather than a more affordable iPod.
The big question is whether the unibody design will apply to even more Apple products. Like Macnn, we're still waiting for Apple to come out with an LCD TV. After all, it's not much of a jump to go from monitors to HDTVs, is it?