ipod nano question

Discussion in 'iPod' started by bmcully1, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

    why does every body call an ipod an mp3 player when it really plays mp4 files?
  2. macrumors 68030


    why do people call
    most tissues kleenex?
    most hand sanitizors purell?
    iPod touches itouch ?
  3. macrumors 68000


    I don't know why but I hate it when people say iTouch.
  4. macrumors 68020


    Its called a genericized trademark.
  5. macrumors 65816


    It makes me cringe. It sounds so uneducated and goofy.
  6. macrumors regular

    The only thing I hate like that is when people call their MP3/4 player an iPod when it's just a generic MP3/4 player. :(

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