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Subject: O/T Re: Why not iPod?

O/T Re: Why not iPod?

From: Rocker <>
Date: 2005-09-24


I'm not sure that's true? While I only have the shuffle, I've seen the 20 &
40 GB and, while indeed proprietary, they are a very slick piece of


----- Original Message -----
From: "Arnaud" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Saturday, September 24, 2005 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: Why not iPod?

> oh no, not Ipod.
> It's a loosy and quite expensive MP3 player with only a good estetic
> feel but little features.
> I think Iriver players or newer Archos player or some others E.G.
> NeoSafa, Samsung, etc. are far far better than the Ipod for a cheaper
> price.
> On Fri, 23 Sep 2005 14:23:18 -0400, you wrote:
>>OK, right off the bat, let me say that I despise Apple, Steve Jobs and
>>most of what they stand for. Ahem.
>>That said, is there any reason why the iPod isn't considered for a
>>RockBox port? It would seem that with a port of Linux running on the
>>thing, there should be enough info out there for a port.
>>As I scan the racks of even Walmart and see all the nifty accessories
>>that work only with an iPod, I have to admit that it would be a nice
>>host for RockBox. I'd LOVE to have a set of amplified speakers into
>>which my jukebox would simply snap, like those offered by several
>>different companies for the iPod.
>>I don't want to even appear to become an AppleDroid but OTOH, the
>>hardware is nice...
>>John De Armond
>>See my website for my current email address
>>Cleveland, Occupied TN
> ----------
> Arnaud de Bonald -
Received on Sat Sep 24 17:36:52 2005

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