Posted by One Room Pictures on December 5, 2005 at 6:17 AM (PDT) Comment 1

Wow, this is a total ripoff of the Sony PSP remote control. Forgot to include that in the review, eh?

Posted by carsncars on December 5, 2005 at 6:08 PM (PDT) Comment 2

I don't understand how the Nano version looks OK while the version that differs only by a slightly longer headphone cable looks "laughably bad"? Please explain.

There is no arguing that the connection is awkward, but until Apple puts a volume adjusted signal on the dock connector, the only way to make this more elegant is to integrate a headphone amp and use the line out (hmmm...sounds like a hacking opportunity).

Having said that, the point of having such a remote is being able to keep the iPod safely in its' case (where nobody can see the "laughably bad" remote adapter) while being able to pause and adjust the volume.

i.e. who cares how the cables look ? no one will see anything but the remote part anyway.

I personally don't care if this is a ripoff of the PSP remote. Is that relevant?

Posted by tkarches on December 5, 2005 at 7:51 PM (PDT) Comment 3

PSP's look is ripoff of the Gameboy Advanced wink

Posted by One Room Pictures on December 5, 2005 at 10:15 PM (PDT) Comment 4

the PSP similarity is at the top under "cons" - jeez

Posted by mugtastic on December 6, 2005 at 2:49 PM (PDT) Comment 5

Yea who care if it is rip off PSP. I think all ipod should come with a controler!

Posted by bond2kill on December 7, 2005 at 11:50 AM (PDT) Comment 6
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