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Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

Actually, if you can remeber back in school, they taught you that there are different types of news stories and headlines. Factual, features, announcements, and opinion/personal reflection.

Posted by sux89 on May 2, 2003 at 9:32 AM (CDT)

Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

Actually regtools, I am proud to say that I was one of the strong ones - that is to say, I held off until the new iPods came out! I didn’t get a new one! And I agree with iPodlounger’s opinion about the new iPod, it just doesn’t seem right to put opinion in a news headline…Should only be hard facts. Whatever.

Posted by mongoos150 in Tucson, AZ on May 2, 2003 at 8:34 AM (CDT)

A Humorous Review of iTunes 4

“You browse the iTunes Music Store by genre by default. Who wants to browse by genre over artist? “

Golly, I don’t know.  When I walk into a record store, I head to the ‘rock’ section, then I follow alphabetically.  Unless I’m looking for jazz, or country, or anything else.  Then I head to those sections first.

Posted by john soares in cambridge, ma on May 2, 2003 at 8:18 AM (CDT)

Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

Sounds like mongoos is sore about having an old ipod :P

Posted by regtools in UK on May 2, 2003 at 7:42 AM (CDT)

Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

i want one so bad

Posted by Phill in Texas on May 2, 2003 at 6:55 AM (CDT)

Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

COOL!!!!

Posted by b_morris in USA on May 2, 2003 at 5:54 AM (CDT)

dealmac: Apple 5GB iPod for $200, more

According to CompUSA.com….all of the older 5,10 & 20GB iPods are sold out!!!

Posted by Geoff in NY on May 2, 2003 at 2:30 AM (CDT)

Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

Sometimes I like to express my opinion. In this case, I don’t see anything wrong with it. I’m not a moderator, I own and publish iPodlounge. ;)

Posted by Dennis Lloyd in Irvine, CA on May 2, 2003 at 12:41 AM (CDT)

Extensive Photos of New iPod 15GB

“The new iPods are more elegant and refined than the old iPods.”

Interesting how iPodlounger, a moderator, put in his opinion in the news headline.

Posted by mongoos150 in Tucson, AZ on May 1, 2003 at 11:57 PM (CDT)

Classic iPod owners' frustration with Apple makes headlines

If it’s got a 32Mb buffer… what’s a 4k playlist file going to hurt performance?  I’d like to hear the answer to that.

My honest opinion though, without it’s exclusive firmware, I would have NO reason whatsoever to purchase the new iPod.  In my opinion it’s just been repackaged for desktop PC users and updated with every software trick we’ve wanted from the start.  I say this as a Powerbook G4 owner, so to me a dock isn’t a very big deal really.  I like the layout of the 2nd ver iPods the best and I really don’t think that needed changing.  It’s smaller and lighter, maybe, but the iPod was already the smallest and best designed.  How’s the saying go… “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?”  Well Apple fixed it alright, and then they went and effectively ditched all the current owners who were the ones calling for those features.  I’m not sure how many others share this opinion but I simply hope more than a few people at Apple hear what everyone here is saying.

[/Rant]

Posted by stevek in Northern Virginia, USA on May 1, 2003 at 9:08 PM (CDT)

iPod Software v2.0 only for new models

My feedback to Apple is here if anyone is interested in reading it.

Posted by Songdog on May 1, 2003 at 5:44 PM (CDT)

Classic iPod owners' frustration with Apple makes headlines

I sent Apple my feedback, and I’ve posted it as an open lettter here.

Posted by Songdog on May 1, 2003 at 5:41 PM (CDT)

Classic iPod owners' frustration with Apple makes headlines

http://www.apple.com/feedback/ipod.html

Tell Apple you’re mad, people! Be clear, concise, and most of all… SMART. Don’t type in all caps, just deliver an intelligent message that you’re angry.

I did.

Posted by Adam Carrington on May 1, 2003 at 5:11 PM (CDT)

Classic iPod owners' frustration with Apple makes headlines

It is clear that Apple’s reason for not providing the new features for owners of existing iPods is to make the new iPods more attractive.  There is no technical reason why the new features wouldn’t work on older iPods.  It is quite a slap in the face for older iPod owners who have helped make the iPod such a sales success.  It has taken all of the joy out of using the new Music Store for me.  I submitted feedback to Apple that I won’t be buying any more tracks from the MUSIC STORE until the new features are made available for owners of older iPods.  Perhaps Apple will hear us all loud and clear if others provide the same feedback!

Posted by WindozeBloze in New York on May 1, 2003 at 4:08 PM (CDT)

French Mac Site Posts New iPod Photos

Can anybody confirm that the backlight is blue?  It looks blue on the Apple website but the picture in this site makes it look just like the old iPod.

Thanks,

Posted by Alric on May 1, 2003 at 11:27 AM (CDT)

iPod Software v2.0 only for new models

I have an older 10 Gig iPod that I was actually considering selling for about $200, now more-so since Apple introduced the new models.

But before I can buy a newer, bigger iPod, I’ll need to sell mine. So if anyone is interested, click on KCSamerica below to email me.

Posted by KCSamerica in Ohio on May 1, 2003 at 11:13 AM (CDT)

Update: iPod Software 1.3 vs. 2.0

>MusclePup, and that is probably why Creative’s MP3 players are second rate trash compared with Apple’s. You get what you pay for.

I owned a Jukebox 1 and sold it for an ipod. I agree that the jukebox was big and bulky and had shity battary life but I new about these hardware limits when I bought it.  I’m saying that creative as a company gave its users almost every feature they asked for in firmware updates.  I don’t think iPods need all of the features the Nomad products have (There are to many) but not even the basics like Play Queues, what was Apple thinking?

Posted by MusclePup on May 1, 2003 at 9:26 AM (CDT)

French Mac Site Posts New iPod Photos

I didn’t like the new design, but after seeing those real pictures (not the fake ones on Apple-why are they doing that?!) I want one!

Posted by mongoos150 in Tucson, AZ on May 1, 2003 at 8:14 AM (CDT)

Photos of new iPod at SpyMac

I can’t believe there’s only ONE PICTURE!!! There’s not even an up-close picture of the iPod! But he supposedly has port covers!!! Guess they aren’t the kind that are automatic (like on a floppy drive).

Posted by mongoos150 in Tucson, AZ on May 1, 2003 at 8:10 AM (CDT)

Update: iPod Software 1.3 vs. 2.0

Maybe if everyone with a ipod under a year old returned it with a “fault” Apple might look at a firmware upgrade in a different light? :P

Posted by eyez on May 1, 2003 at 7:04 AM (CDT)

Update: iPod Software 1.3 vs. 2.0

> MusclePup, and that is probably why Creative’s MP3 players are second rate trash compared with Apple’s. You get what you pay for

Wait ... so Apple doesn’t get you what you pay for ? That’s a nice way to sell products :p

>  I wonder if this will spawn a new software segment. I can see people starting to write open source software for the iPod to replace the Apple software

Well, as an avid Linux-user, i’ll just be waiting for that Linux-On-Ipod project to have a decent roll-out ...

BTW, i don’t NEED an alarm clock, i don’t NEED 2 more games (let alone me playing the one on there), i don’t NEED that frikkin’ Calendar or whatever non-music-related application they want to put on the iPod ... my sole request for those first and second generation adopters out there ... i’ve got 4 words for Apple : Playlist-on-the-go

This is NOT the way they’re gonna get me into the Apple way of life ...
Switch ? I don’t think so :)

Posted by Oenie in Belgium on May 1, 2003 at 6:47 AM (CDT)

Update: iPod Software 1.3 vs. 2.0

“Be grateful they even included AAC support in the update for free.”

Well they pretty much had to do this or they wouldn’t have a music service.  If the old iPods were out there and couldn’t play AAC, then Apple wouldn’t have much of a market for their music service.  Don’t kid yourself or say that we should be grateful they “gave” this to us.  They did it for business reasons.

I wonder if this will spawn a new software segment.  I can see people starting to write open source software for the iPod to replace the Apple software.

Posted by Eric on May 1, 2003 at 5:47 AM (CDT)

Give Apple iPod Feedback

I also have recently purchased a 10 Gb iPod via the Apple store and a few weeks later see the new comparable model for 80 pound less.

It really is VERY bad customer care.

Apple knew the release was imminent so they should have reduced the price of the old models in preparation for the new release. VERY disappointed.

Posted by Nomad01 in England on May 1, 2003 at 4:55 AM (CDT)

Update: iPod Software 1.3 vs. 2.0

MusclePup, and that is probably why Creative’s MP3 players are second rate trash compared with Apple’s.  You get what you pay for.

Regards,


Joshua Byers

Posted by js2byers in USA on May 1, 2003 at 2:24 AM (CDT)

iPod Software v2.0 only for new models

I for one am pissed. I bought my iPod this past semester around February and now it becomes outdated ON MY BIRTHDAY!? What the hell is up with that. I don’t really like the look of the thing but the fact that for the same price as mine I could’ve had 10 more GB really pisses me off. Plus Apple has so far left us in the dark as to whether we’ll receive more updates for our current iPods….Plus those features are the ones I’ve been sending them comments on to add in….it’s like a stab in the back and if I never see those features implemented or the updates discontinued I will never buy another apple product; I don’t care how much I like the powerbook G4! :)

Posted by zync on May 1, 2003 at 2:14 AM (CDT)

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