A Dublin-based Register Hardware reader almost received one of the recently revealed 4GB fourth-generation iPod Nanos, thanks to an Apple shipment blunder. iPod_4G_screenshot A reader almost got a 4GB Nano instead of a 16GB model Click for full-size image The reader, Paul, told us how he ordered a 16GB capacity version of …
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Fruit Retailer In Order Cock-up Shocka!
Corrects own mistake - punter happy!
Hmmm now how do I fill that out to a couple o' hundred words?
I ordered a pint of Worthington's the other weekend, the barman returned with a pint of Fosters. Thankfully he too realised his mistake and promptly supplied the aforementioned pint of bitter.
I wouldn't have thought this would be something The Reg would like to report on, but now I'm not so sure.
In fairness to James...
Deep down, the story is really a reflection on Apple's silliness, 4G obviously being easily confused with 4GB.
Why didn't they get the damn thing right to start with, or is it just that they know what a bunch of trend-following sheep their average customers are, so they'll upgrade to any old crap just to have the latest gear so long as it has half-eaten food for a logo?
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