WSJ.com - Apple Up 6% Ahead Of H-P Unveiling Branded IPod Fri "Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL) shares rose 6% Thursday ahead of an anticipated unveiling of an IPod carrying Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HPQ) brand.
On Friday, H-P is set to hold Big Bang 3, an annual rollout of a broad array of consumer electronic products. One of the highlights will be an H-P-branded IPod, which will help both companies make their push into the consumer electronics during the tail end of the back-to-school season."
3 words: future collectors' item... I don't see HP having a complementary channel for HP-branded, consumer-oriented iPods.