grounded5am wrote:tmine is 3 years old and it has been headache after headache for me it seems. i think there are too many bugs that do need fixing, which is why i'm in the market for a new player.
I have to sayI am just amazed at how much trouble you seem to have with your iPod. My 3+ yo iPod sill works great (altho I use a nano now). Sure, I've had to reset it a couple of times, but it's not like that takes more than a couple of seconds.
I feel like everyone (except for you, obvs) would have to admit that iTunes and iPod work really well, even if not perfectly. I DO have one other friend who doesn't like iTunes and prefers Windows Media Player, but he LOVES his iPod.
In NYC there are a LOT of iPods. There are also a lot of other players that I see on the subway. Sure, it's brand new, but I have yet to spot one Zune. Monstly people seem to prefer smaller, cheaper players but I have seen the occasional Dell DJ.
Point being, the Zune, as it stands now, seems to offer less standard features, no new features, and less content and options than the other options out there. It seems to be more of a pain to manage music on it, and it's a big honker to boot. I don't understand why you - or anyone - wuould spend good money on it over the myriad of other players out there.
Look at this little bad-boy:
I don't even think the Zune will make much a dent in the non-iPod mp3 market. Seem slike it's already fallen flat