2G iPod Shuffle In Stores On Friday

While pre-orders of Apple's 2G iPod Shuffle have recently begun to ship to customers, Apple has announced the general availability of the music player in Apple Retail Stores and Authorized Retailers worldwide this Friday.

AppleInsider has reported that while retailers may get stock of the players prior to Friday, they will not be allowed to place them out for sale until Friday.

Note: 2G = Second Generation. Second generation iPod Shuffles have a capacity of 1 Gigabytes.