Honestly, what does Bono not give a thumbs up to? The U2 iPod received some enhanced treatment after Apple's Showtime event. The U2 iPod didn't just get a price drop and firmware update. The Bonolicious iPod also has a "new, brighter screen." It still has the black casing, red scroll wheel and U2 band members' signatures engraved on the back. It has a lower price of $279, to reflect the lowered price of the standard 5G 30 giggers (but still $30 more for the U2-ness).
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Apple quietly updates U2 iPod, lowers price [iLounge]