CNN reports that it looks like Apple will soon be unveiling lower-cost iPods. This shouldn’t be a total surprise as the usual path for a company who finds itself in possession of very hot product will usually be to start to differentiate it into a whole product line within a couple of years. Apple has shown incredible prescience not only in the development of the iPod itself but also in its marketing and the idea of offering a simpler and cheaper version of the ubiquitous device (and who knows maybe a more expensive version as well?) seems to me to be a smart one. Stay tuned!