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ratioci nation

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2005, 03:07:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Xmasie Markie:
  Yep, surprised me....
 
  http://www.apple.com/ipodshuffle/
 
 I thought the main thing about the ipod was its navigation via the screen. I guess the only thing the shuffle has going for it is its integration with itunes.
and that it is smaller than a pack of gum and only $99 for people to say they have an ipod

joeavrage

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2005, 03:10:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Xmasie Markie:
  Yep, surprised me....
 
  http://www.apple.com/ipodshuffle/
 
 I thought the main thing about the ipod was its navigation via the screen. I guess the only thing the shuffle has going for it is its integration with itunes.
Dammit. I knew it.
 Must...have...one!! Must...have...it...now!

markie

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2005, 03:10:00 pm »
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Originally posted by pollard:
 
 
 1)and that it is smaller than a pack of gum and
 
 
 2)only $99 for people to say they have an ipod
1 is hardly novel.
 
 2 is a pretty poor reason.

ratioci nation

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2005, 03:12:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Xmasie Markie:
 2 is a pretty poor reason.
how so? tons of kids want one, and the high price was a sticking point, I bet a lot of people buy one to go with their real ipod, I dont want one, but people buy crap for worse reasons

thirsty moore

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2005, 03:16:00 pm »
It seems that Markie's under the impression that people only buy things they need.  Consumers have been eating up iPods for the past year.  A cheaper product in the market only helps the consumer buy one.

joeavrage

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2005, 03:18:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Xmasie Markie:
   
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Originally posted by pollard:
 
 
 1)and that it is smaller than a pack of gum and
 
 
 2)only $99 for people to say they have an ipod
1 is hardly novel.
 
 2 is a pretty poor reason. [/b]
I think a lot of people will buy it as a second iPod... it's exactly what I've been waiting for, since it's flash based and cheap (I run with my current iPod, but it sucks for that).
 Also, a lot of people who don't have an iPod at all will buy it since it's so affordable

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2005, 03:21:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Xmasie Markie:
  I thought the main thing about the ipod was its navigation via the screen. I guess the only thing the shuffle has going for it is its integration with itunes.
And it's marketing.
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Re: Macworld
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2005, 03:27:00 pm »
i STILL don't get why everyone likes them so much.
 
  i just dont.   and i am assuming i never will.

thirsty moore

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2005, 03:29:00 pm »
It's a better version of the portable CD player/walkman.
 
 
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Originally posted by sonickteam2:
  i STILL don't get why everyone likes them so much.

lionforce5

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« Reply #24 on: January 11, 2005, 03:31:00 pm »
Apple or the ipod?
 
 ipod=easiest, most user-friendly interface of any mp3 player.
 
 and Apple just makes quality products, plus they have phenomenal support.

thirsty moore

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #25 on: January 11, 2005, 03:34:00 pm »
I'm not too into the iPod shuffle myself.  The mini mac looks really cool though.

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2005, 03:44:00 pm »
the mac mini looks cooler than most people i know.  i think a $99 iPod does crack a new market for apple especially since other companies have started to some out with slick mp3 players in that price range.  as for not understanding why they're so great, let me count the ways: iPod and Apple computers look cool, work great, are user friendly, have fantastic support and are not succeptable to a lot of the problems that microsoft/pc computers are (spyware, etc).

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2005, 03:47:00 pm »
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Originally posted by econo:
  I'm not too into the iPod shuffle myself.  The mini mac looks really cool though.
Sounds like Dell circa 2002, except mouse and keyboard were standard.
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thirsty moore

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #28 on: January 11, 2005, 03:48:00 pm »
Yeh, that was my impression.  I certainly don't need a computer right now, but if I did I would definitely consider the mini mac.
 
 
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 Sounds like Dell circa 2002.

joeavrage

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Re: Macworld
« Reply #29 on: January 11, 2005, 03:58:00 pm »
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Originally posted by kcjones119:
  the mac mini looks cooler than most people i know.  
Geez, my grandma's vacuum cleaner looks cooler than most of the people *I* know!