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Good: Touch screen, Apps, iOS 4.2.1, Thin, Good design
Bad: Rubbish battery life, speaker, back scratches easily, can't multi-task
Comment: I've owned an iPod Touch 2G for 3 years now and it's latest for a long time and when I first bought one I was completely amazed by it because it was my first touch screen iPod. It's ashame that it's not powerfull enough to multi-task unlike other iOS devices.
Good: Apps multitouch wifi gamescenter
Bad: Apple sold it as a 3rd gen 8gb but it's same as an iPod touch 2g
Comment: It is really good
Good: Touch screen, apps, wifi, and awesome design
Bad: The speaker, scratch magnet, and it's kinda "big" for sport usage
Comment: It's an awesome device. The design is great. Very useful.
Bad: NOTHING! other than it scratches easily
Comment: The iPod touch is the best music players evers! i coulds nots lives withouts it :) YAAAAAAY! :P
Good: Everything! There's nothing there not to like !
Bad: Hangs up sometimes or becomes non responsive
Comment: Wonderful! I love this little beauty that's been with me for over an year now : an Apple iPod Touch 16 gb. Wow. The sound quality : unbelievable - i don't like listening to my music through other devices now. The lyrics can be seen actually on the screen so I can sing along and learn new songs quickly. The video quality : the cool video resolution shocked me ! It's so amazing!
The notes : I maintain my diary in the notes application now and it's really wonderful. The technology is so awesome, it's hard for me to put it down ever. I like every single thing in this wonderful iPod.
However, it sometimes hangs and I don't know why; and then takes a lot of time to restart. The bad side is that it does not have bluetooth connectivity with devices other then iPods or iPhones, but that's not needed so frequently. I really miss customizing the Equalizer, though, but that's just me!
So that's it.. ! Hope you all enjoy buying this thing too! Of course, excellent design, all mind-blowing features, and a performance par excellence.. Hope Apple keeps up the good work.
Good: Great feel, slick touchscreen, music sounds perfect, videos are clear, games are fun and browsing the net is awesome! ... and all this in a wafer thin slice of glass and metal
Bad: ... the fact that other people don't like it !!
Comment: I know it's expensive but it's certainly worth every penny!! I knwo there are many people who say that "the sound is rubbish", "iTunes is rubbish" and "iPods are rubbish" BUT THIS IS THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER BOUGHT!!!
Good: You can go onto the app store and itunes with just one touch
Bad: As soon as you turn on the wi-fi the battery goes down by 250mph
Comment: It's alot of fun with all the games, aswell as this the music quality is fantastic. The best app is backgrounds it's great for getting picture to use as your background it has lots of different categories.The negatives are the awful battery life and the when listening to music rubbish in-built speaker and also the low volume on the speaker. The ipod touch, negative points apart. Is a good ipod. and is still way ahead of competition but it is still better to go for th iphone because, it has more features but they're both must-buys.They both have really good designs. They both perform to great lengths and are very reliable.
Good: Wifi feature and web browser
Bad: No Bluetooth stereo, no plug and play, not usable without itunes
Good: WiFi, Web Browser, BBC iPlayer functionality, easy to use, large touch screen, decent battery life, nice customisation options.
Bad: Requires iTunes (kind of), screen is kind of glossy and can act as a mirror at times, built-in speaker isn't that great, bundled headphones aren't amazing.
Comment: So here it is, around a year after the original iPod Touches release we've got a second version out. So, how good is it really?
I'm going to get this out of the way first: This thing is gorgeous. Seriously. It's thin, it feels like it's got a good build. You get the point. It's pretty sexy. The user-interface is also easy to use and easy to understand.
We've also got a large touch screen. The screen delivers a nice, clear picture and videos show up quite nicely on there. But I know what you're thinking: It's got a touch screen and fingerprints will ruin it. Well, this is part true, and part untrue. The fact is that fingerprints aren't very noticeable when you're using it. Only when the Touch is turned off (Or on standby mode) can you notice where your filthy fingers have been. Luckily though, Apple give you a black cloth for you to wipe the screen with, so if it gets too dirty for your liking then you can always just clean it off.
Then we've got all of the applications. I found myself browsing the web on this thing the most (While listening to music at the same time). You know what? Steve Jobs was right in saying that this is "the funnest iPod ever" because it really is a joy to use. When you type stuff out you've got an on-screen QWERTY keyboard that's easy and simple to use. After a few minutes surfing the web I was pretty efficient with it.
So then we've got e-mail. This is extremely easy to set up. The first time you tap the E-Mail icon you get an option between Microsoft Exchange, MobileMe, Gmail (Or Googlemail), Yahoo! Mail. AOL and Other. Hotmail isn't there and when I pressed on Other and typed in my details I couldn't get it to work because, from what I can gather, you need to have a paid account to use it. Anyway, getting it work is easy, as I said earlier. You just what your details in (Name, e-mail address and password) and it works. Simple. This gets my thumbs-up. Lack of Hotmail support may bug some users but something tells me this is more of a problem to do with Microsoft than Apple.
Another plus is a YouTube application. Just tap it and you're good to go. You can browse featured videos or do a search for one. From how i've used it it works well.
Now you may have noticed how I said that you have BBC iPlayer functionality. This isn't actually on the Touch by default but all you need to do is go to bbc.co.uk/iplayer and then you can watch just about anything. I thought this was a really cool feature. Especially useful if you can't get on a PC and want to watch some TV. You can even add a shortcut to the BBC iPlayer website on the main menu, which I thought was very useful. Again. Another thumbs up.
If the iPod Touch is lacking a feature that you want then as long as the hardware supports it then you could most likely get an application off of the Apps Store (Some are free, some aren't).
There are some negatives however. First of all the iPod Touch requires iTunes. Kind of. There are alternatives out there that you can use instead of iTunes. You can do a Google search for "iTunes Alternative" and you'll find something there. Experiment to see which ones suit you. I believe that some of the options available are Open Source, so as long as you have the know-how you can tweak the application to work as you like. And yes, are are options for Windows, Mac and Linux. The bonus here is support for Linux. iTunes currently doesn't support Linux but there are other programs that you can use so that you're not forced to use Windows/Mac OS X if you don't want to.
If you use iTunes just be aware that the music on the iTunes Store has DRM on it. DRM is Digital Rights Management and puts restrictions on how you can use a piece of content (Such as music). This is a big thumbs-down. But don't panic, 7digital has a wide selection of DRM-free music for you to download.
Also the built-in speaker is pretty much useless. It's quiet but loud enough to annoy anybody who may be unfortunate enough to be sitti
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