iPod Nano, iPod Touch Revisions in 3rd Quarter 2008?
British chip-maker Wolfson Microelectronics is reported to have not been chosen to supply parts to Apple's future iPods. As a result, Wolfson's stock has plunged by 30% to a 3-1/2 year low.
"IPods have been a big contributor historically to revenues, so it's pretty disappointing for them," said Nick James, an analyst at Panmure Gordon
The decision appears to reflect future supplies for the iPod Touch and iPod Nano, specifically. New versions of those iPods are said to be due in the 3rd quarter of 2008.