January 8, 2004

HP to sell own version of Apple iPod player

Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday announced a range of consumer electronics devices aimed
at the digital home, including plans to sell a digital music player based on Apple Computer Inc.'s popular iPod player.
Beginning this spring, HP said it will start selling the HP-branded player, as well as make available Apple's popular and easy-to-use iTunes digital
music jukebox and online music store to HP customers.

More information is available from this press release at apple.com:

LAS VEGAS, Consumer Electronics Show, January 8, 2004--Working to provide consumers with the most compelling digital content whenever and wherever
they desire, HP and Apple® today announced a strategic alliance to deliver an HP-branded digital music player based on Apple's iPod(TM), the number
one digital music player in the world, and Apple's award-winning iTunes digital music jukebox and pioneering online music store to HP's customers.

Link: forbes.com

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