Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Oct 6, 2008, 06:56 PM   #1
Natesac
macrumors 6502a
 
Natesac's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Dallas,Tx
I think i led my friend astray (zune sucks)

So my buddy came to me with the question. "Should I get a Zune or an Ipod classic?"

Knowing he was a windows guy (as am I) I figured he might be more open to the zune, and the fact that zune has a few more features (wifi sync/tuner)

long story short I told him to get the zune. I kinda wanted him to get it so i could run it through its paces as I have never touched one.

I feel like I made a huge mistake...........

I am not an apple fanboy by any means. I have had a few ipods and now have an iphone 3g. But all my computers are windows xp.

here is the problem. We got the zune home and unboxed it (looked nice but ehhh i like the solid feel of latemodel ipods).

Damn thing wouldnt charge. not at all.

So we take it back and get a black one. get it home and hook it up (It Charges!!!)

We load up the zune software and here is where the real garbage begins!

This stuff sucks, I mean really sucks. It maxes out the Cpu on his computer trying to sync 40 gigs of music. It crashed his computer several times trying to sync but no go. it was not happening.

So we transfer all his music to my laptop and load up the zune software on that. And what do ya know? It maxes out my cpu as well. And mine has twice the power of my buddie's. Mine was able to stay running and was able to sync the 40 gigs, but damn. Itunes is sooooooooooo much better. I have never had a problem with an Iphone or Ipod choking my system during a sync.

I browsed some zune forums (lol) and found that others were having the same issue.

so a Zune is a pretty cool music player. but the software is almost useless and required, much like itunes to an Ipod.

I screwed up. I should have pushed the Ipod classic.
Natesac is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPod

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MP4 Zune iTunes Rchawks iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 2 Apr 18, 2014 06:44 PM
Resolved: Power led flashing but no Red LED RAM trays? BDM STUDIOS NL Mac Pro 1 Jan 9, 2014 09:02 AM
Everything sucks. knewsom Wasteland 19 Jun 2, 2013 10:55 AM
Any tips for LED screen sensitive people & Where can I buy a new pre LED macbook pro? CurlyNYC MacBook Pro 22 Oct 13, 2012 01:55 PM
Running The Zune HD Player in a VM Ope OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion 0 Jun 10, 2012 04:41 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:29 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps