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Subject: Re[2]: For sale

Re[2]: For sale

From: Eric Linenberg <>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 08:08:03 -0400

Where is this "huge group of people"? I would love to see a community
effort, but I just don't think it's there. Please prove me wrong.


MMP> The iRivers are pretty kick ass. They are just a few milimeters thicker
MMP> than the ipod. It has a lcd remote where you can actually use every
MMP> function the main unit has. Upgradeable firmware is being released soon and
MMP> there is a huge group of people working on alternate firmware. They only
MMP> have a few more hurdles to begin designing a full fledge firmware.

MMP> Although my archos with rockbox was just the most kickass piece of equipment
MMP> I owned, size and wieght were issues -- especially if you jog like I do.
MMP> Yeah, the iRiver doesn't have all the features that rockbox gives the
MMP> archose, it's only a matter of time. And it has an FM tuner, recording
MMP> function, built in equalizers, STS, various DSP settings, and very nice
MMP> bright and legible screen (which is also important when you are jogging,
MMP> hehe).

Received on 2004-08-31

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