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    Size Matters

    That was one of the reasons we didn't get the Nano. I'd forget it was in a pocket and either sit on it or run it through the laundry.
    My daughter's went through the wash last week so I replaced it with the newer NANO - I'm a fan of flash memory. The new ones which have the aluminum case are much more durable, however, the salesman warned me that it might not work with all of the previous model accessories. Seems the newer one is a little thicker and wider. I have not tried it out on the belkin car adapter yet.

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    Nano all the way

    I've got an iPod with the hard drive in it. It crashed due to the vibration on the bike. I'm hoping Santa brings me an 8GB nano for Xmas. I love the 20 GB unit for travelling, but on the bike, I want solid state...

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    Nano

    I bought my daughter a 4GB Nano last Christmas; I liked it so much I bought one myself. You can store 1,000 songs on 4GB, and there's now a new 8GB Nano. The ideal model for your purposes depends on how the recipient will likely use it. I liked the Nano because of the flash memory over the disk drives in the larger units. At home, we use the one I got with an Altec Lansing boom box made for Ipods. Works like a charm in our kitchen/eating area.
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    Ipod as a gift can be a tough thing.... you really have to know how the person is planning on using it.

    I know people who use theirs at the gym or while running. the nano is FANTASTIC for that!

    I use my IPOD inplace of all my CD's... at the house, in the car, on the bike.

    I have 8k+ songs on my ipod (close to 40gigs)... I would die if I had a nano and was always having to pick and choose which songs to have on it.

    With my set up, I can put my ipod on shuffle and not hear the same song while riding for months!

    (I've never had any problem with vibrations effecting my player)

    So yeah... find out how the recipeint would be using their ipod the most.

    There is also a rumor that just surfaced (more credible than the previous ones) that the lates generation Ipod (6) with the touchscreen will be debuting around dec... food for thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xaque
    There is also a rumor that just surfaced (more credible than the previous ones) that the lates generation Ipod (6) with the touchscreen will be debuting around dec... food for thought.
    nice, i love when new stuff comes out and the previous generations go way down in price. my creative zen jukebox, which has been a great player for 3 years (minus some headphone jack issues) is actually about the size of a jukebox. i haven't put any music on it for months, i tend to go in downloading cycles.............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xaque
    Ipod as a gift can be a tough thing.... you really have to know how the person is planning on using it.
    I know people who use theirs at the gym or while running. the nano is FANTASTIC for that!

    I use my IPOD inplace of all my CD's... at the house, in the car, on the bike.

    I have 8k+ songs on my ipod (close to 40gigs)... I would die if I had a nano and was always having to pick and choose which songs to have on it.

    With my set up, I can put my ipod on shuffle and not hear the same song while riding for months!

    (I've never had any problem with vibrations effecting my player)

    So yeah... find out how the recipeint would be using their ipod the most.
    There is also a rumor that just surfaced (more credible than the previous ones) that the lates generation Ipod (6) with the touchscreen will be debuting around dec... food for thought.

    -Xaque-
    On the one hand, I would tend to agree with you.

    On the other hand...

    My girlfriend gave me my iPod as a completely unexpected gift. She still teases me about when she gave it to me. I opened the box, saw what it was and looked at her (she says) like she was insane and asked "you gave me an iPod???". The reason being that I had been perfectly happy with CDs and had not had even one thought about going the iPod route, so I did not have had the foggiest idea of how I would use it, or even why I would want one.

    But, once in my hands, I set about ripping all of my CDs into itunes and then onto the iPod to find out what I could do with it I found out that having ALL of my CDs on soemthing the size of a deck of cards was really great. I can now listen to anything I have wherever I go. Even while mowing the lawn.
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    music, photos, videos, lectures

    i have the 80 gig photo ipod. it holds a ridiculous number of songs, enables me to download all the photos and videos i shoot while traveling (you need a small ipod sized card reader for downloading them), allows me listen to downloaded lectures/courses from the Teaching company (etc), and look up addresses, telephone numbers, and schedules with its contact and calendar features.
    i also carry a small folding set of speakers, headphones, and i a tiny kensington remote fm transmitter that enables you to listen to the ipod through a nearby fm radio. normally i charge it with an in-car cigarette lighter charger from Monster. i haven't yet taken it on a motorcycle trip so am not sure what the best way (ie smallest, least redundant) is to power/charge it while in use.
    if you get an ipod, get the extended warranty. it's cheap for the anxiety it eliminates.
    i've had ipods from the beginning, generation 1 through 4. the 5th generation video model intrigues me, i admit. however, sitting to watch something (except, maybe, on a plane) when you're out in beautiful country just seems,...., well, wrong.
    all the ipods i've owned (4 or 5) have worked without flaw. if you take good care of them (no washing machines) they should last forever, or nearly so.
    I keep mine in an aluminum case (matias). good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dg123
    i have the 80 gig photo ipod. it holds a ridiculous number of songs, enables me to download all the photos and videos i shoot while traveling (you need a small ipod sized card reader for downloading them), allows me listen to downloaded lectures/courses from the Teaching company (etc), and look up addresses, telephone numbers, and schedules with its contact and calendar features.
    i also carry a small folding set of speakers, headphones, and i a tiny kensington remote fm transmitter that enables you to listen to the ipod through a nearby fm radio. normally i charge it with an in-car cigarette lighter charger from Monster. i haven't yet taken it on a motorcycle trip so am not sure what the best way (ie smallest, least redundant) is to power/charge it while in use.
    if you get an ipod, get the extended warranty. it's cheap for the anxiety it eliminates.
    i've had ipods from the beginning, generation 1 through 4. the 5th generation video model intrigues me, i admit. however, sitting to watch something (except, maybe, on a plane) when you're out in beautiful country just seems,...., well, wrong.
    all the ipods i've owned (4 or 5) have worked without flaw. if you take good care of them (no washing machines) they should last forever, or nearly so.
    I keep mine in an aluminum case (matias). good luck.
    That case sounds interesting. Do you happen to have a URL for them?

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    matias aluminum ipod case

    to find the matias aluminum ipod case, just google "matias ipod case". it'll be obvious from there.
    david

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