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Why do all the non-iPod MP3 players suck?

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I have been looking at large MP3 players, and I have come to descover that none of them can hold a candle to the iPod. They are all thinker, most of them have a smaller screen, and they still havnt come up with a good intuitive user interface. Now, user interfaces are highly subjective, so I will remove that from my reviewing, but you would think that they could come up with a way to make the players less then an inch think! All the players I have seen are more then twice as think as a current-gen iPod. If someone can find a good, large-size MP3 player that is thin and sleek, please post it, because I have not found it.
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There really are not any, i-pod is leading the industry for a reason, mac hardware kills.
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nothing has the same space in the same formfactor...

I know Creative fanboys will come in and whine...but I'll be honest.... The iPod pwns them...lol
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have you ever seen a 60 gig creative?
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Fanboys...*shakes head* Well the Zune should be good competition but I'm not sure how that'll do. If you like the iPod design better than anything else then why look for something else?
Not bad at all...
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i dont even own one, i just know the mac hardware.
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The zune won't catch on, The name is too silly to take serious

"Hey whats that?"

"A zune!"

"What the hell is a zune?"
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LMAO hmm so very true, i may just buy one so i can do that with someone.
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post #9 of 34
Try the Jet Audio x5 60GB made by Cowon. Check them out at http://www.cowonamerica.com/ former IPod users recommend it. I did a lot of research before buying one myself and I can't remember one purchase that has satisfied me more in my whole life. Of course until you use one yourself you can't really understand how much better it is.
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Originally Posted by not2bad
Fanboys...*shakes head* Well the Zune should be good competition but I'm not sure how that'll do. If you like the iPod design better than anything else then why look for something else?
I do like the iPod design, but it seems like everyone and their mom and their moms dog has a black iPod video. I was hoping I could stand out from the croud wtih somthing sleek and original, but it seems it doesnt exist.

Also, Blue_Fire, I have seen a 60 GB Creative. Its thinker then the iPod, and isnt as easy to use.
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