If you’ve been patiently waiting for your Logitech Squeezebox Touch preorder to ship, don’t get too excited; the FedEx man is still long from your door. According to a post by a Slim Devices developer in the official Logitech forums yesterday, “we’re looking at a couple of months until release” of the touchscreen media streamer.
The Squeezebox Touch was announced in September 2009, with a December 2009 launch window promised; that was later amended to February 2009. Logitech began taking preorders through their online store in October last year, and this new release information suggests that those customers could in fact end up waiting six months or more before their new toy arrives.
No official reason for the delay has been given, however there’s speculation by forum members that unforeseen software problems have scuppered the original timetable. According to one senior forum member, Logitech have experienced problems getting the latest version of their streaming software running on the relatively low-power hardware in the Touch.
[Thanks M Smith!]