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iPod Repair Industry Grows

With Apple projected to sell 40 million iPods this year, some of them are bound to break. That's where people like Mike Fuerstenberg come in. He makes a living repairing iPods out of a small shop in Manhattan, according to a news report at American Public Media.

Mr. Fuerstenberg relates: "A lot of iPods are chewed up by dogs. Then I had Nanos that fell into teacups, which is sort of drastic. I've had some of them that were run over by cars and completely smashed."

A customer interviewed for the story noted that Apple wanted to charge him US$300 for an iPod he dropped and broke, causing him to go to Mr. Fuerstenberg, who did the work cheaper.

Of course, the question remains: Is it cheaper to fix a broken iPod or simply buy a new one? iPodObserver.com's own Bryan Chaffin told reporter Adam Allington: "The question of iPods cost to durability ratio is a subjective one. Certainly Apple has had a couple of hiccups along the way with things like battery life, but by and large customers are saying with a resounding "yes" that iPod is worth the price and please give me more."

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