iPod Shuffle to Reach 4GB this Summer?

Apple is planning to release 2GB and 4GB versions of the iPod Shuffle this summer, according to a report on Friday by Asian technology site DigiTimes. According to the article, sources said that Toshiba and Samsung have "aggressively" ramped up production of Flash memory chips in preparation for the release of the new models.

The new iPod Shuffles will come in June and August according to reports. 8Gbit NAND Flash chips will be used in the higher capacity models, and currently only Toshiba and Samsung have the ability to produce them. Apple and Toshiba declined to comment on the report, and Samsung did not respond to a request for comment on the story.

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