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Old 01-12-2008, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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Anyone have one? How do you like it/don't like it?
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Old 01-12-2008, 08:51 PM
 
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I don't have an iPod Touch but honestly I'd recommend waiting for the second generation. The prices now for 8GB/16GB of storage are outrageous and next year they'll probably release another batch of improved iPod Touches...

Unrelated: I bought a 80GB iPod Classic instead of a touch and I'm really impressed with the new interface and the Cover Flow feature. If you are looking for an iPod, I'd recommend the larger capacity (80GB/160GB versus. 8GB/16GB) over a more sleek design anyday.
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Old 01-12-2008, 09:20 PM
 
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I don't have an iPod Touch but honestly I'd recommend waiting for the second generation. The prices now for 8GB/16GB of storage are outrageous and next year they'll probably release another batch of improved iPod Touches...

Unrelated: I bought a 80GB iPod Classic instead of a touch and I'm really impressed with the new interface and the Cover Flow feature. If you are looking for an iPod, I'd recommend the larger capacity (80GB/160GB versus. 8GB/16GB) over a more sleek design anyday.
Thanx for the info - Isn't Mac World starting this week? Maybe they will announce some cool upgrade for the next gen.

Already have a 30GB Classic I won't get rid of (husband had it engraved). And a shuffle for when I am exercising.

I want to get more organized with my address book & calendar, I have been using a Day-Timer for over a decade. My husband has been trying to talk me into a PDA for years, for I haven't been impressed.

I am downloading more tv shows & movies. I also want to separate my language class stuff. And the photos on the larger screen look really nice.

I would leave my music on the 30GB - I have it hooked into the car and the iHome most the time. Then I would have my video and my schedule on the touch. With the web access, I could keep up stuff when I travel out of town and not have to bring my laptop - one less bag to lug.

Going to the iPhone is out, though, How do you talk on the phone with someone and check your schedule at the same time? That's why I don't use the one on my LG now.
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Old 01-12-2008, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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Anyone have one? How do you like it/don't like it?
A coworker of mine bought one for his wife, and she loves it. She uses it for the same things you plan to use it for, and uses her cell phone for talking on the telephone. It's am impressive little gadget, just a step short of the iPhone. I would think that by the end of the year you should be able to buy an iPhone for the same money you would now pay for an iPod Touch, although I personally would buy it now if I had the money.

If you think the iPod is great (I do), just wait and see the iPod Touch Why don't you go to an Apple store and ask for a demonstration? Don't be surprised if you get hooked
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Old 01-13-2008, 05:27 PM
 
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Thanx for the info - Isn't Mac World starting this week? Maybe they will announce some cool upgrade for the next gen.

Already have a 30GB Classic I won't get rid of (husband had it engraved). And a shuffle for when I am exercising.

I want to get more organized with my address book & calendar, I have been using a Day-Timer for over a decade. My husband has been trying to talk me into a PDA for years, for I haven't been impressed.

I am downloading more tv shows & movies. I also want to separate my language class stuff. And the photos on the larger screen look really nice.

I would leave my music on the 30GB - I have it hooked into the car and the iHome most the time. Then I would have my video and my schedule on the touch. With the web access, I could keep up stuff when I travel out of town and not have to bring my laptop - one less bag to lug.

Going to the iPhone is out, though, How do you talk on the phone with someone and check your schedule at the same time? That's why I don't use the one on my LG now.
It would be useful for the things you mentioned - I've never thought of it like that.

A classic and a shuffle too? You must really like iPods.
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Old 01-13-2008, 06:22 PM
 
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It would be useful for the things you mentioned - I've never thought of it like that.

A classic and a shuffle too? You must really like iPods.
I really like Apple products - I am on a MacBook right now.

I started with the AppleIIE and I have only fallen "off the wagon" once.
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:51 PM
 
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My take is I think the iTouch is awesome and I'd love to have one but as another poster said earlier, I'd stick with Classic (iPod Video) for more storage capacity. The iTouch is snazzy and cool but I don't need the features (ie wifi). It's not worth the money for me. We love our Nanos and the iPod Video.
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Old 01-16-2008, 07:04 PM
 
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I really like Apple products - I am on a MacBook right now.

I started with the AppleIIE and I have only fallen "off the wagon" once.
I've never used a Mac computer (or the operating system). Is the learning curve much different than that of Windows?
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Old 01-16-2008, 07:18 PM
 
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Yes, there is a learning curve involved but I think Macs are more intuitive.
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Old 01-16-2008, 07:54 PM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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Totally -

I have used windows pcs @ work and then I come home with my mac, so I get to try them side-by-side, so to speak.

I love my dock. I love that I can force close an open application and not have to restart my whole computer. I can drag & drop stuff all over the place.

It works well for my art and my business. And she can read windows stuff that I get sent, too.
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