Steve Jobs responds!

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by puffnstuff, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. DrawnToLife macrumors regular

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    Well, then I guess that's that. But now I'm wondering why they didn't bother to upgrade the battery life and speakers :/
    Take the DS to DS lite. They increased the brightness, and to me, they made it look nicer and smaller. They could have done that for the Touch (Even though it looks pretty nice already).
     
  2. NJMetsHero macrumors regular

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    In other words...wait about a year, it'll come. People don't want cameras in their Touch's like they don't want FM radio's, Flash players, or video playback in an mp3 player.

    Now I can see why they didn't release it today. It was important for them to hit that $199 mark with the Touch. I think they should have included it in the 32/64 GB versions though. Oh well, I was never going to update my Touch this year anyway, it has no effect on my.
     
  3. buxtone17 macrumors regular

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    Seriously?

    It's kind of hard to believe that is actually coming from Steve Jobs.

    Why would Apple pigeonhole themselves by making the touch purely a gaming device?

    Why not add the camera and make tons of money off the hundreds of thousands of people who can't afford an iPhone contract but want access to the great photography apps (CameraBag, Pano, etc.) in the App Store?
     
  4. Miko macrumors member

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    Oh no one wanted a camera on the ipod touch? The rants about it says otherwise.

    Stupid Steve Jobs.
     
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    "Funnest iPod Ever" is all a bunch of crap now! :p
     
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    F****** moron....

    Steve Jobs is the reason people don't see what they want in Apple products...
     
  8. leomac08 macrumors 68020

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    STEVE JOBS!!!!! SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!! c'mon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:confused:

    I am shocked and confused???????

    I WANT A CAMERA ON THE THE IPOD TOUCH 3G!! (oh wait 4G!!!!!) i called it!!!!:D:D:D:D:D:D

    Now i would not be surprised if the Zune HD, smoked the ipod touch 3G! (or 2G, b/c the 3G looks like a 2G!!!!!!)
     
  9. iSpaghettiCat macrumors regular

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    FACEPALM.

    I'd better start saving for a 32GB 3G touch then.
     
  10. OllyW Moderator

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    Why not?

    He's well known for saying things and doing exactly the opposite 12 months later while hiding behind his RDF.

    Here's a good example of him defending a bad marketing decision which was reversed only a few months later.
     
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    Hahaha Steve Jobs needs a brain transplant next...


    (too soon?) ;)
     
  13. Wishsong macrumors regular

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    But still.... I really wanted better battery life and speakers
     
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    Steve Jobs never said people don't want flash players. What he said was that cheap (under $100) flash-based players don't hold enough songs to be useful and end up getting thrown in a drawer.

    "Flash iPod Details?" thread posting from me
     
  15. crackbookpro macrumors 65816

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    ...why not have it now?

    Apple totally missed a marketing oppurtunity! They lost my money... :eek:

    I am now interested in the Zune HD and the Creative Zii Egg :cool:
     
  16. iSpaghettiCat macrumors regular

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    Now that I look at it, I'd want to buy this year's touch.

    Going from a 1st Gen touch to a faster-than-2nd gen touch would be wonders for me.

    Call it the Steve Jobs power, but I'm kinda over a camera lol.
     
  17. VvCompHelpvV macrumors member

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    I know I don’t look at the touch as a gaming device. I have a PSP for that…even if the touch is “Touch screen”…I like buttons for video games….

    I use my ipod as a multimedia device…internet, video, music (duh), and was hoping for the camera…that would have been the icing on the cake (was looking forward to using the photography apps without having to import pics).

    I could really care less if they brought [insert awesome game title here] on the ipod touch..I personally hate playing story mode/ long term games on the touch….EX: Brothers in Arms…haven’t even passed the first level…it bores me and was too irritating to get the player to move right with the touch screen. I like apps that are short/entertaining for “waiting in line” types of situations.

    Well anyway…that’s my take…
     
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  19. iSpaghettiCat macrumors regular

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    Wi-Fi antennae.
     
  20. Teej guy macrumors 6502a

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    I just find it very strange that the Nano has significant built-in features (FM Radio and camera) that the Touch and the Classic don't have.
     
  21. iSpaghettiCat macrumors regular

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    Who knows?

    The processor is fast enough on the touch, maybe Apple will include FM Radio in a firmware update. We don't exactly know what's inside of it until someone does a teardown of the touch.
     
  22. simplymuzik3 macrumors 6502a

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    LMAO. That actually made me lol :p
     
  23. California King macrumors 65816

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    True, I would've been a potential buyer if it had a camera and maybe a different back that wouldn't scratch so damn easy...

    BTW, Zune HD is awesome, but doesn't work on Macs :(
     

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