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Nokia denies rumours of 770 shortage

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IT SEEMS that some US based Linux fans just can't wait to get their hands on Nokia's 770 Internet tablet. An Internet site dedicated to the device www.internettablettalk.com is already drumming up rumours of a shortage.

The INQ spoke to Nokia (UK) who told us, "The Nokia 770 tablet started shipping on November 7th, but this means that this is the date it leaves the factory in Finland - it isn't the date from which it's available in the shops."

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