YAiK (Yet Another iPod Killer)

Tuesday, February 28, 2006 | 09:45 AM

Here's the latest  in the never ending series of potential iPod killers:

The Samsung Z5
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What makes this one significant is that Samsung hired Paul Mercer, 38, a veteran Apple Macintosh software designer who helped design the original iPod four years ago.

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Source:
He Helped Build the iPod; Now He Has Built a Rival
JOHN MARKOFF
NYT, February 27, 2006
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/27/technology/27mercer.htm

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Apple will surely get competition, but remember, Sony sold over 300 million Walkmans in a ten-year period, and there were plenty of copycats there.

Yeah, I tend to think Apple will bungle this one as well. But perhaps they will surprise us.

Posted by: miami | Feb 28, 2006 9:55:54 AM

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