Ahem! 5 reasons not to buy an iPod

In: Fun

8 Nov 2003

Well, CNET has posted “Five reasons not to buy an iPod“. Of course, realistically for most people, there are only 2 reasons in there that really matter (reasons 1 and 3); for the active, reason 2 as well.

In case you were thinking, no I wasn’t thinking of getting an iPod. My main beef with the iPod is its price. And 6 hours of battery life just doesn’t cut it. I’d much rather get one of these or perhaps one of these. Maybe in 7 months time.

8 Responses to Ahem! 5 reasons not to buy an iPod

Avatar

Engineer

November 9th, 2003 at 7am

This and that aren’t in the same class at all.

Avatar

Stephan Schmidt

November 10th, 2003 at 5pm

Well I like my iPod, it’s really nice to sync playlists with iTunes. Having contacts and meetings at hand is also sometimes useful if I don’t carry a PDA. But what I like most, is the ease of use (menu, jog dial). I would never go with another mp3 player again :-)

Avatar

Vinnie

November 11th, 2003 at 2am

I have yet to see a better alternative to the iPod. The Dell comes close, but there are no HD-based players that are as small or look half as decent. Everyone’s trying to compete on features; Apple’s competition needs to focus on *looks* and *usability*, 2 things that Apple usually has on everybody else, but that’s the only way competitors will eat into Apple’s market share. With such an obvious luxury item, features/performance sometimes come secondary to looks, and especially to ease of use.

Avatar

Stephan Segraves

November 11th, 2003 at 11pm

Well, I still want an iPod, no matter how many reasons they come up with for me not to get one!

Avatar

pinkpooter

July 9th, 2004 at 1pm

Rio Karma, nuff said!
“http://tinyurl.com/2yvuv”:http://tinyurl.com/2yvuv

Avatar

college loan

March 5th, 2005 at 12pm

college loan
Please check out some helpful info dedicated to auto loan cash loan college loan

Avatar

payday loan

March 27th, 2005 at 8pm

payday loan
Please visit some information dedicated to payday loan cash advance credit card