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Old Feb 10, 2005, 05:40 PM   #1
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ipod mini. (buyers guide)

Im not very "up" on the ipod phenomenon! I'm now interested in getting an ipod mini. I've had a look at the ipod buyers guide, which suggests don't buy now! does this also apply to the ipod mini?
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Old Feb 10, 2005, 05:45 PM   #2
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I think it should be updated soon, it is a little over a year since the mini got updated. I think that could be the longest iPod update soon (not sure positive) Either appleinsider or think secret said something about them being updated soon

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check around those sites im to lazy to look right now.
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Old Feb 10, 2005, 08:46 PM   #3
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Dame! and was just about to order it.. thanks for the heads up..
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Old Feb 10, 2005, 09:27 PM   #4
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what can i say, i have no life so im up on these things
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Old Feb 10, 2005, 10:37 PM   #5
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It'll probably only be a GB boost, nothing major. I'd get it now, because I bet we don't see new ones for a few months (anniversary of iTunes?).
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Old Feb 10, 2005, 10:48 PM   #6
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Spend the extra $30 and get the 20 gig. Trust me, it's worth it.
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Old Feb 10, 2005, 11:29 PM   #7
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Spend the extra $30 and get the 20 gig. Trust me, it's worth it.
To you, perhaps. I have a mini and wouldn't get a bigger one for the life of me. The things are monsters once you're used to a mini.
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Old Feb 11, 2005, 08:00 PM   #8
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Well, I've just ordered it my account is open (what ever that means)

This is my first apple hardware, good starting point! next onto rev/b iMac G5
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Old Feb 11, 2005, 10:34 PM   #9
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Well, I've just ordered it my account is open (what ever that means)

This is my first apple hardware, good starting point! next onto rev/b iMac G5
Sweet. You'll definitely be happy with Apple. I was just like you 6 months ago, now I own a Mac and some Apple stock and read rumor sites like this
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Old Feb 12, 2005, 06:22 AM   #10
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Just had a look at my order! it says that it has be shipped, but I've just looked at my bank account and money has not been taken out!
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Old Feb 12, 2005, 09:39 AM   #11
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Just had a look at my order! it says that it has be shipped, but I've just looked at my bank account and money has not been taken out!
The same thing happened when i purchased my ibook. I accually recieved my ibook for about 3 days before they finally charged me. Don't worry though they wont forget to charge you.
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Old Feb 12, 2005, 10:13 AM   #12
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The same thing happened when i purchased my ibook. I accually recieved my ibook for about 3 days before they finally charged me. Don't worry though they wont forget to charge you.
Damn!

I can't find the page where you can see where the iPod is in the world! anyone got a link for me!

Also, I think I going mad/obsessed, I keep checking order status to see if anything has changed
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Old Feb 12, 2005, 10:28 AM   #13
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Congrats! You gonna love it, I use my little green mini every day.

Just make a couple of playlists in iTunes and sync those, then when (or if) your iTunes Library proceeds 4 GB you'll have no problems. I have a couple of ~1, ~ 2, ~4 and ~9 hours playlist which I use regurlarly on my iPod (or directly from iTuns on my iBook through an Airport Express to my hifi, but that's another story...)
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