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Macworld UK Polls iPod users on the iPod battery

“And this week’s Macworld.co.uk poll would suggest that the problem has, in the words of one of our readers, ‘been wildly overstated and time will show what a trivial issue this really is.’

Of the 1,047 readers polled 70 per cent have not experienced any reduction of battery life, and of these nearly half (49 per cent) admitted ‘I accept it will lose charge over time.’

Although 30 per cent of respondents have experienced decreased battery life just 14 per cent of these people state that they are ‘unhappy’ about the situation. The remaining 16 per cent have already accepted that their battery will not live on indefinitely.

However, 21 per cent of the iPod owners who have not yet experienced reduced battery life say that if it does happen they ‘won’t be happy’.”

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Comments

1

i dont think this story is worth anything, 36% of all statistics are just made up, 75% of ipodlounge users know that.

Posted by bryan on January 28, 2004 at 8:15 AM (PDT)

2

Not all statistics are made up, however, 1,000 people isn’t enough. Get more people from different areas and then I’ll listen.

- narco

Posted by narco in Burbank on January 28, 2004 at 9:12 AM (PDT)

3

Bryan is right,

There are lies, then damn lies and then statistics (as a wise yet wrinkly old man said to me once…)

Posted by bobsyerunkle on January 28, 2004 at 9:52 AM (PDT)

4

Narco

You obviously belong to the remaining 25%

Posted by bryan on January 29, 2004 at 8:20 AM (PDT)

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