Apple replacing defective first-gen Nanos -- better late than never?

By Matthew · 9 replies
Nov 15, 2011
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  1. If you were one of the early adopters of Apple's iPod Nano back in 2005, you might be eligible to receive a new portable music player. On Friday, Cupertino began…

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  2. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,377   +286

    Wooaaah! This doesn't sound like Apple, will I have to pay extra?
  3. Cheap *** apple doesnt even give you a current device of comparable value as every other company imaginable would do.
  4. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    Wonder if the artist in the image is "Cheap Trick" intentionally :)
  5. Read the replacement terms carefully. Apple says they "may charge you a diagnostic fee, including shipping charges, of no more than $100 US, plus applicable tax if Apple inspects your product and determines that the product doesn't require service. If Apple determines, while inspecting your product, that service is needed due to failure of parts that are neither supplied by Apple nor Apple branded, Apple may return the product to you without servicing it, and may charge you the diagnostic fee plus applicable sales tax".
  6. mario

    mario Ex-TS Developer Posts: 399   +17

    Such a troll bait title.
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    That doesn't sound like the replacement program for this Nano, it sounds like a generic one. Can you confirm that those are the terms for this one? Because to me, it seems if you have one (maybe even if they can ID it by serial number to not have the defective battery) you'll get a replacement.
  8. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    from now on i'm only going to read a story about apple up to the word 'Cupertino' then i'm stopping. yes, we sometimes refer to a country's govt by the capital city like... 'Washington has decided....' but this is kinda dumb.
  9. Gee mine is in the garbages now, they waited so long to replace them
    that there is nobody anymore that will prevail to this. Cheap shot BOOOO !!!
  10. DokkRokken

    DokkRokken TS Rookie Posts: 267

    I'll dig mine out and send it off. I swapped it for a Zune, but hey, free stuff!

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