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MacBytes
Oct 20, 2005, 10:10 AM
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Category: Tunes
Link: 5G iPod Review (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20051020111050)

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mainstreetmark
Oct 20, 2005, 11:44 AM
They're just now reviewing the 5 Gigabyte iPod?!

(just kidding... We should start calling these G5 iPods. Crap, can't even use "G5". What a hassle)

dejo
Oct 20, 2005, 11:51 AM
I suggest we go with "fifth-gen" or "gen-5".

JW8725
Oct 20, 2005, 12:02 PM
Interesting review...hmmm <rubs chin>

clayj
Oct 20, 2005, 12:03 PM
I suggest we go with "fifth-gen" or "gen-5".I've been calling them "iPod Gen5", for the most part.

cheekyspanky
Oct 20, 2005, 12:06 PM
A very detailed review, well worth a read.

Pleased to hear how well the batteries last!

nagromme
Oct 20, 2005, 02:46 PM
Sounds like they partly wanted it to be a video-focussed player, which would have been "cool news" but made no sense in the market at the moment.

Good to know that as a music-focussed player (which is what it is), it's better than ever :)

OneMike
Oct 20, 2005, 05:03 PM
Good review.

I'm satisfied with it in what it is (a music player with video capibilities). My only dislikes are that the case shouldn't be considered a case, and video conversion takes too long. shouldn't even need conversion.