Madonna has made a limited edition iPod available from her Web site.

The iPod, which will be available until January 8, 2003, will have the singer's autograph etched on the back of the device.

Available in the 5GB, 10GB and 20GB versions, the limited edition Madonna iPod costs an extra $49, making the prices $348, $448 and $548 respectively.

The iPod usually costs $299, (£259), $399 (£329) and $499 (£398).

The 10GB and 20GB models come with a wired remote and a carrying case.

Pro skateboarder Tony Hawk, singer-songwriter Beck and rock band No Doubt have also made separate limited edition iPods available with their autographs etched on.

Again these limited edition iPods will be available until January 8, 2003,
Apple is uncertain if the offer will be extended to the UK.