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    News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Rumours from suppliers plus alleged parts of the next gen iPod Touch hint at FaceTime and HD video capabilities.
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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    im sure it will be a big hit...

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Not really surpirsing, as iPod Touch models have always been just the previous iphone without phone bits.

    New iPod Touch = iPhone 4 without phone (or high res screen?)
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    They can't make the iPod too similar to the iPhone in features otherwise people notice how overpriced the iPhones are. I'm sceptical that it'll have the decent screen this time around.

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Quote Originally Posted by miniyazz View Post
    They can't make the iPod too similar to the iPhone in features otherwise people notice how overpriced the iPhones are. I'm sceptical that it'll have the decent screen this time around.
    And iPods aren't overpriced????

    Personally in a world featoring iPhones I reckon iPods are a bit pointless, voice and data are killer apps for iPods, oh yeah then you have an iPhone... why carry a phone and a pod, waste of pocket.

    * Personally I use an alternative all in once device of Finnish origins, haven't needed more than 1 device for years.

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    my signature should show my view...
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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    And iPods aren't overpriced????

    Personally in a world featoring iPhones I reckon iPods are a bit pointless, voice and data are killer apps for iPods, oh yeah then you have an iPhone... why carry a phone and a pod, waste of pocket.

    * Personally I use an alternative all in once device of Finnish origins, haven't needed more than 1 device for years.
    Compare the prices for a second-hand iPod Touch vs second-hand iPhone and you will soon realise how overpriced the iPods could be. And there are many advantages to having two separate devices - not least you can watch video/listen to music all day long on the iPod without worrying about draining the battery for that important call you need to make in the evening.

    The lines become blurred if you have an iPod and an iPhone, but since I don't have or want an iPhone over an Android or WinMo, simply due to lack of features/locked-in software even before price is taken into account, having an iPod and a smartphone suits me down to the ground.

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    Id rather have a spare battery that you could swap with the one in the phone without having to turn it off.
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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    And iPods aren't overpriced????

    Personally in a world featoring iPhones I reckon iPods are a bit pointless, voice and data are killer apps for iPods, oh yeah then you have an iPhone... why carry a phone and a pod, waste of pocket.

    * Personally I use an alternative all in once device of Finnish origins, haven't needed more than 1 device for years.
    A work colleague of mine was lamenting the short battery life of his iPhone 3G the other day. It's nice to have the convenience of one device, but personally I'd rather not have my mp3 player running down my phone battery.

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    i can listen to music solid for 4 hours on my w995....and then the phone will still last me 2 days! *roughly* that is.....so i think an ipod is useless....same with the iphone cack.

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Quote Originally Posted by razer121 View Post
    i can listen to music solid for 4 hours on my w995....and then the phone will still last me 2 days! *roughly* that is.....so i think an ipod is useless....same with the iphone cack.
    If I had to guess, I'd say that's because you use your phone as a phone - not as a portable computer

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Quote Originally Posted by miniyazz View Post
    If I had to guess, I'd say that's because you use your phone as a phone - not as a portable computer
    The iphone is not a portable computer, alot of the apps are the biggest waste ever IMO but each to there own.

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    Re: News - Next iPod tipped to tout FaceTime

    Quote Originally Posted by razer121 View Post
    The iphone is not a portable computer, alot of the apps are the biggest waste ever IMO but each to there own.
    But the ipod is. At least, that's what I use mine for. I have a cheap PAYG phone that works for all phone type things fine, but I wanted a small computer that I could use for browsing, email, games, notes, music, sync'd calendar etc. I nearly bought a netbook but the ipod worked out cheaper and more portable.

    No point getting the iPhone when I only spend £15 a year on PAYG.

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