I was thinking of getting a iPod touch, should I do it?

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I was thinking of getting a iPod touch, should I do it?

Post by Dr. KillGood » Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:16 am

Well, I am not one to be hateing apple or anything, I just mainly hate their ads and windows plays games/is cheaper.

Anyway recently I was considering getting myself a iPhone but for people who do have one I want to know.

1: Does it out rite suck?
2: What are your complaints about it?
3: Does it have problems watching longer You Tube videos (20+minutes)?
4: What can you do to it with ought voiding the warranty? (custom firmware?)
5: How would you rate its ability to surf the net?
6:Can you replace the battery with ought sending it to apple? (soldering free?)
7:Can it do Metacafe and other video sites?

So pretty much the main reason I want one is, the internet. I can not take my desktop around my house with me, but sometimes I just want to do a little surfin' and not go all the way to my cold/hot basement. (no A/C sux) Also we do not have TV so I could watch You Tube all day and night.

So should I get one, I mean if I got a laptop it would only be for surfing the internet and maybe You Tube and a cheap laptop is still $400 with a 4GB HDD)VS a iPod touch with a 8GB HDD.

So should I do it, and if I do should I just go for it and void that warranty?
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Post by Rellizate » Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:07 am

Nah waste of money. If you're got a phone stick with it until it dies.

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Post by Black Six » Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:23 am

He said iPod Touch, not iPhone. There's a difference there.

Personally I've never used the Touch, but I have used the iPhones of a couple people I know and browsing the web seemed pretty good. This was over cellular, not WiFi, so I'm sure you'd get better performance that way. As a movie player, I don't have any experience with that, sorry.
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Post by dudex77 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:19 am

look into the jailbreak thing. I have no idea about it since I've never used an iphone or ipod touch but apparently in makes the little device not suck.
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Post by theelk » Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:30 am

The only reason I don't have a Touch yet is because I have no money. But once I do, I am all over it. Just make sure you don't update it so you can jailbreak it. That alone is what makes it so awesome. However, if you want a laptop, you should get the Asus EEEpc. It's pretty cool, or so I've heard.
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Post by Harshboy » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:02 pm

The iPod Touch rocks, get it

Oh, and Dr. KillGood, use a Spellchecker.

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Post by DK » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:01 pm

If I was you, I'd wait until the Pandora is released (Made by a group of GP2X addicts) Here:
And Harsh, you sound a bit like our old bud Benol :lol:
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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:10 pm

DK wrote:If I was you, I'd wait until the Pandora is released (Made by a group of GP2X addicts) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandora_(console)

And Harsh, you sound a bit like our old bud Benol :lol:
Yeah, the Pandora will pwn. Fullspeed PS1/N64 emulation ftw.
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Post by Dr. KillGood » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:23 pm

lifeisbetterwithketchup wrote:
DK wrote:If I was you, I'd wait until the Pandora is released (Made by a group of GP2X addicts) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandora_(console)

And Harsh, you sound a bit like our old bud Benol :lol:
Yeah, the Pandora will pwn. Fullspeed PS1/N64 emulation ftw.
I don't want to wait 2 years, and it will cost like $500! :shock:
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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:25 pm

It's coming out this March/April, and it's expected to cost $320. :roll:
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Post by Dr. KillGood » Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:09 pm

lifeisbetterwithketchup wrote:It's coming out this March/April, and it's expected to cost $320. :roll:
They would have had to start some kind of production by now, and there WOULD be pictures of it. Somebody would get pictures, a factory worker or otherwise someone would.
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Post by dudex77 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:20 pm

lifeisbetterwithketchup wrote:It's coming out this March/April, and it's expected to cost $320. :roll:
Can you link me to an official site or something? I now know what to save my money for. Just the idea of Radiant Silvergun on the go makes my head feal like it's going to explode from awesomeness.
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Post by Negative_Creep » Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:35 pm

Lets see an official website if there is one.

I'd love to develop for that :) Incase anyone is wondering, i'm currently studying programming and games is something I want to do, so hopefully i'll get a game on this beast :P

Imagine if it could emulate PS2...

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Post by jedi knight » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:40 pm

dudex77 wrote:Can you link me to an official site or something?
http://openpandora.org/
Meh, I don't post much.

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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:42 pm

Negative_Creep wrote:Imagine if it could emulate PS2...
Which it can't. :lol: The newest system people have mentioned it being able to emulate is the N64 (there has also been talk of emulating of DS and even PSP though).
Negative_Creep wrote:Lets see an official website if there is one.
Most of the info can be found on this forum. The wiki is here, but it appears to be down. Most of the known stuff is on the Wikipedia article anyway though. This is the official site, There is practically nothing on it though, and it's a really poorly-made site.
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