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01 February 2006 @ 10:32 pm
Note to self: buy an iPod.  
Now that I finally have the money to blow on something totally materialistic but mind-numbingly awesome, I'm thinking about getting an iPod.

However, I'm torn between buying a Shuffle or Nano, but leaning toward the Nano. I hear the Nano and the Mini are essentially the same thing, but the Nano tends to break down a lot, so the Mini would be the better of the two. Problem is, it's off the market, but Amazon.com is still carrying it, so that's good enough for me.

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some journal: Ben Foldsunluckystunt on February 2nd, 2006 01:51 pm (UTC)
Nano: Smaller, color screen, flash-based disk instead of hard drive, easier to find in stores w/a warranty plan

Mini: More disk space for your buck (a 4gb Mini costs the same as a 2gb Nano), doesn't scratch or break as easily, but may be more difficult to get support now that it's discontinued

If 2 gigs is enough then I'd say it's a toss-up, they've both got their strengths. I'd probably get a Nano and put a case on it immediately.
Good luck exploring the infinite abyss!slackermonkey on February 5th, 2006 02:17 am (UTC)
I may just go with a regular iPod, since the option to store video files really appeals to me. This does mean I can download video files on my computer onto my iPod (assuming they're the right kind of file), correct? And regular iPod does include the cable that allows me to watch video files on my TV?
some journal: Ben Foldsunluckystunt on February 6th, 2006 02:03 am (UTC)
I don't really know how the video iPod works, actually. I read ipod and they've hinted that video files have to be a certain format (probably Quicktime, but there are free programs out there that will convert videos). I haven't heard anything about watching iPod videos on a TV though.
kittykat069 on February 3rd, 2006 07:08 am (UTC)
its up to you. My sister has a mini and it is still good. But a nano is more sleaker..but..Nano is much more expensive then a mini. So either or. both are good.
Good luck exploring the infinite abyss!: Sassy!slackermonkey on February 3rd, 2006 07:39 am (UTC)
Does the Mini/Nano have the ability to play video files, or is that just the regular?
kittykat069 on February 4th, 2006 04:14 am (UTC)
I think it is the regular. I am not to sure! But if i had to bet, I'd say the regular Ipod.
some journal: Achewood - what we need more of is scienunluckystunt on February 6th, 2006 01:59 am (UTC)
Just the video iPod.