More like 'pop your clogs' than 'get on your boots' for the U2 iPod

Martin Belam  by Martin Belam, 22 February 2009

My wife has had one of Apple's limited edition U2 iPods since 2004, which she got not because of a desperate love of the band, but because it was the first time one was available in black. Sadly last week it died, and she was faced with the dreaded 'unhappy iPod' icon.

Unhappy iPod

The thing is, I can't help feeling that it might not have been a total coincidence that the machine chose to give up the ghost on the very day that U2's underwhelming new single was released. I'm wondering if it might have died of shame?

U2 iPod broken

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