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Subject: Re: Why not iPod?

Re: Why not iPod?

From: Arnaud <xcopy_at_club-internet.fr>
Date: 2005-09-24

no, it do not record nor have a fm radio.

that's why I don't like this device , well, there are other reasons
too, but I don't want to talk too much about Ipod here.

On Sat, 24 Sep 2005 12:55:11 -0500, you wrote:

>Can you record off the Ipod and does it have a FM radio like the Iriver?
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
>On Behalf Of Neon John
>Sent: Saturday, September 24, 2005 10:16 AM
>To: Rockbox
>Subject: Re: Why not iPod?
>
>
>On Sat, 24 Sep 2005 16:58:50 +0200, Arnaud <xcopy@club-internet.fr>
>wrote:
>
>>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.
>
>Pardon me but since you dipshits hijacked my thread, PLEASE TAKE THIS
>IPOD BASHING AND APPLE SOFTWARE DISCUSSION ELSEWHERE. This list is
>about RockBox.
>
>The reason the iPod RUNNING ROCKBOX at some point in the future is of
>interest to me is that it is decent hardware that practically owns the
>market now and therefore commands all the nifty accessories. Even if
>the hardware were crappy, it still owns the market and therefore would
>be an excellent host for RockBox. I'm interested in the nifty
>accessories like the Bose amplified speakers that the iPod snaps into
>and gets its power from, for example. Nothing like that available for
>neither the Archos nor the iRiver.
>
>So I repeat my question. In light of the iPod Linux work, are you
>developers giving the iPod any consideration for a port? It would seem
>to be a much more attractive platform than the Iriver which is obsolete
>before the full RockBox even gets ported.
>
>Thanks,
>John
>---
>John De Armond
>See my website for my current email address http://www.johngsbbq.com
>Cleveland, Occupied TN

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Arnaud de Bonald - http://bonald.org
Received on Sat Sep 24 20:11:02 2005


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