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Difference is Apple is selling a ton of them.

Since reports are mixed with some retailers claiming to have gotten next to nothing, it's best to wait until they release actual figures too judge. Still, love the concept of the Surface so hopefully it gains traction.

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Also, OCN, get over it. All the sources are biased. As if the billions of fandroid sites aren't biased.

Agree. It seems some retailers only got a couple to sell, so selling out really doesn't say much. Real numbers would be nice to have. I hope the surface pro can catch on, but I won't be buying one until at least the 2nd or 3rd iteration, I have 2 Surface RT's here to last until then.

And I wouldn't waste your breath, OCN is OCN and to most people here only think apple fans can be fanboys and only apple fans can be sheep. There's absolutely no way an android or windows user could be a sheep or fanboy in their eyes. So of course anything a site with the word "apple" in it posting about ms must be biased tongue.gif

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Indeed Zune was an awesome product, just didn't catch on in the market. Although portable music players are pointless now since every modern smartphone does the same exact thing just as good or better.....

I personally still like to use a portable MP3 player over my phone, my phone battery would never be charged if I listened to music on it. Besides, they're so small now I can fit one in my pocket and no one would ever be the wiser.
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Which is a shame, I want a music player with a large capacity but the only one I know of is the iPod Classic...And I do not want to use iTunes.

Then don't use iTunes? Seeing as I don't use Windows on my desktops I haven't touched iTunes in so many years now. Still keep all my iDevices synced though.
Edited by Shrak - 2/9/13 at 11:03pm
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I wanted a Zune HD so bad but they did not have them in Canada. Used the money to buy iPod Touch 2GB at Apple Store. Have that iPod Touch since then. 4 Years old. Probably made the right decision because it still getting used today.
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I wanted a Zune HD so bad but they did not have them in Canada. Used the money to buy iPod Touch 2GB at Apple Store. Have that iPod Touch since then. 4 Years old. Probably made the right decision because it still getting used today.

I've got 2 Mini's ( 4GB ), 1 5.5G Video ( 30GB ), 2 Classics ( 160GB ), and a 3G Touch ( 32GB ) and all have been going strong since. The only one that's had problems was the 5.5G Video, the battery decided to burn up. But that was an easy $5 fix and I even got a better battery for it that lasts about 40% longer, as well as switch the HDD with a Compact Flash adapter and a 64GB CF Card, made it lightning fast and uses less battery as well.

Definitely good little MP3 players. I've had a Zune and various others and I just don't use them as much or at all in some cases. Some burnt out in no time, some just were unfriendly.
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Agree. It seems some retailers only got a couple to sell, so selling out really doesn't say much. Real numbers would be nice to have. I hope the surface pro can catch on, but I won't be buying one until at least the 2nd or 3rd iteration, I have 2 Surface RT's here to last until then.

And I wouldn't waste your breath, OCN is OCN and to most people here only think apple fans can be fanboys and only apple fans can be sheep. There's absolutely no way an android or windows user could be a sheep or fanboy in their eyes. So of course anything a site with the word "apple" in it posting about ms must be biased tongue.gif
I personally still like to use a portable MP3 player over my phone, my phone battery would never be charged if I listened to music on it. Besides, they're so small now I can fit one in my pocket and no one would ever be the wiser.
Then don't use iTunes? Seeing as I don't use Windows on my desktops I haven't touched iTunes in so many years now. Still keep all my iDevices synced though.

I beg to differ. With the launch of Windows 8, there can be Microsoft fanboys and sheep as well. Only Android/Steam/Google/Linux remains pure.
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I beg to differ. With the launch of Windows 8, there can be Microsoft fanboys and sheep as well. Only Android/Steam/Google/Linux remains pure.

Android has plenty, same with Steam. Google has zombies, not sheep biggrin.gif

Linux ( without the Java stack formerly known as Android ) is still pure in my heart wubsmiley.gif
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Nexus 4 sold out in like 5 minutes. Doesn't necessarily mean they sold a lot of them (it only just hit 1,000,000 this month)
    
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I take pot shots at Microsoft and Windows all the time. I fire artillery at Ballmer.


I fire squeaky hammers at him. More sense it makes.tongue.gif
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How do you read that site? Compared to that even 4chan seems organized. kookoo.gif
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Saw the poster and then saw the source. Probably the worst, most incredulous combination of any kind. Even worst than the time I had donuts and potato salad for lunch.
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