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    Senior Member Chacal's Avatar
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    Apple iPod Touch?

    I'm planning to pick up a 64GB model as a gift this week - any thoughts/feedback* before I buy?




































    *I mean, besides this:


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    It's a nice gift....she cute?
    " The love you withhold is the pain you carry, lifetime after lifetime."

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    Pretty handy, my brother and friends have them. I'd get one but I'm holding out for an iPhone in a couple years. My brother had problems with his first one; started freezing after 11 months or so. He'd have to do a hard reset several times. Got it replaced 12 months after he bought it from the campus computer store. My only beef with them is that the screen gets dirty and it's awkward to use while exercising. Oh, and the whole proprietary thing, but that's been beaten to death here and elsewhere.
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    i like mine. like it a lot.

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    You can't go wrong with it, especially with it now being 64GB. It's the absolute best music player you can get now, no questions asked.
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    get an otterbox for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    get an otterbox for it.
    thanks - linky?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lodi781 View Post
    It's a nice gift....she cute?
    cute enough for the 64GB!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chacal View Post
    thanks - linky?
    yeah, sorry, I was gonna post one for you, but I was typing one handed. Someone was using my other hand as a pillow.

    here it is. This thing is amazing. I dropped my touch right on the corner and the screen cracked. My friend who works at Otterbox gave me one and we started throwing my Touch around. It's a shock resistant, impact resistant, amazing little piece of technology.

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    merci mon ami!





    as you were.....

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    I just bought a new nano 16gb. I was looking at the touch, but i'll destroy that thing in a heartbeat.....my last nano made it 3 years......thats pretty good for me. I'm hoping this one makes it the same....
    " The love you withhold is the pain you carry, lifetime after lifetime."

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    If I ever get a new touch or the Iphone...

    http://www.zagg.com/invisibleshield/...ns-shields.php
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    So Nair will melt my fingernails off so I don't have to cut 'em? Sweet!

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    I usually download the whole TDF (around 13gb) online and transfer it to my ipod classic (80gb). Then I can watch it on the go. The touch would be awesome because of it's bigger screen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KiuBWhy View Post
    If I ever get a new touch or the Iphone...

    http://www.zagg.com/invisibleshield/...ns-shields.php
    +1 to these. My boyfriend got them for his, and they keep the screen from getting scratched, along with being easy to clean greasy finger prints off of.

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    Soooo what happens when the battery gives out?
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Soooo what happens when the battery gives out?
    you buy a new one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    you buy a new one.
    and it has to be one that they made, and someone has to do it for you, and it costs a lot of $, I suppose...
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Love the pic. Thought about doing that with mine!

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    It's not that hard to replace; just gotta learn how to solder
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    iPod with dying battery = car audio solution.

    I'm still running my iPod MINI in my vehicle. Works fine but the battery won't hold a charge for long. That's ok in the car because the hookup constantly charges it. I use the Touch for everything else.

    I wouldn't worry about the battery, I've got the first generation touch, two years old no signs of battery issues at all. The way I see it I've more than gotten my money out of it. For simply playing music, I can't seem to dent the battery indicator. Running apps and playing games is usually 3-4 hours before the battery dies.

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    I've got a 32GB one just shy of 2 years old that's been working great for me. Despite a fair bit of abuse the screen is unscratched (the back is a different story), and it works great. I don't know that I personally would spend the money for one, but I'm super glad to have it and enjoy it thoroughly!

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    I picked up the 64 GB yesterday but the store had an older Otter case that was tres bulky - on the web it looks like a newer one is slimmer so I am gonna wait to see if I can find it. I also learned you can't use the invisible shield and the otter, so maybe might wait and see which the SO prefers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chacal View Post
    I picked up the 64 GB yesterday but the store had an older Otter case that was tres bulky - on the web it looks like a newer one is slimmer so I am gonna wait to see if I can find it. I also learned you can't use the invisible shield and the otter, so maybe might wait and see which the SO prefers.
    I actually like the feel of the otterbox I have. It's very ergonomic and feels just as good as the iPod sans case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I actually like the feel of the otterbox I have. It's very ergonomic and feels just as good as the iPod sans case.
    is yours "the defender?" That's the one I looked at. I think Tekserve just had the older version? It was for gen 2-3, but just looked real big (the sales clerk thought so too).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chacal View Post
    is yours "the defender?" That's the one I looked at. I think Tekserve just had the older version? It was for gen 2-3, but just looked real big (the sales clerk thought so too).
    yeah, it's surprisingly comfy. I carry my ipod around in my pocket and the extra bulk doesn't feel that different.

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