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Sunday, November 13, 2005
This week's column:
Everything's coming up iPods
Well, it took a lot of soul searching, but I've made my decision: I'm not going to buy an iPod. But not for the reason you might think, namely that my weekly personal entertainment budget covers nothing beyond previously read copies of the Boston Herald. (Oh, that Marmaduke!)
No, it's because every time I feel myself about to break down and buy one, Apple comes out with a new iPod with new features on it. I can only assume they do this to perpetually frustrate the people who just bought the last version -- I'm sure this is the source of much hilarity among the techies at Apple, who are still trying to get back at us for giving them wedgies all through high school.
In fact, just in case you haven't been following at home, here's a quick review of all the iPods you could now own if you'd started buying them when they first came out:
For the rest of this week's AT LARGE by Peter Chianca, click here.
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I know *exactly* how you feel. I was about to buy an 20Gb iPod, and they bought out a colour 40Gb iPod, then a video 80Gb iPod, and probably next a holographic display 160Gb iPod.
It's just like the cell phones, they just keep coming up with new features, designs...but iPod's worst, they look almost the same as the last one you bought.
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