Information on this is still sketchy, but Engadget has published a photo of a purported iPod nano clone (at left). For perspective, remember that Apple just announced the new “fatty” nano on September 5th. As PopSci reported in its September cover story, "Meet the iClone", Chinese manufacturers have became virtuosos of near-instantaneous imitation. But if this report proves true, the Nano clone appeared insanely fast even by their frenetic standards. —Sean Captain
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