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I know this sounds extremely stupid, but should I sell my laptop for an iPod Touch plus a hundred dollars? I'm selling my Dell Inspiron 1525 (thing was a piece of junk, weak, low battery, heat issues) for $340, and I was going to get a 4th gen iPod Touch for $200. Wondering if that's a good deal, because I already have my sigrig for programs like Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and I certainly don't need such programs like those portably. Since I pretty much browse the web only, I was thinking about swapping it to the iPod Touch. Your opinions?
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I'd say get a netbook. That's what I did.
 
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post #3 of 19
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i'd say get a netbook. That's what i did.
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post #4 of 19
No. Donot get a ipod touch.
If your like most people you find the features cool for a week. then all you want to do is listen to music on it.

Iphone Maybe..

I'd get a netbook. I got one for college it is awsome. I use it for homework on the train in the cafeteria in cars. I use it for work and even for play.

And it only cost about $250! Weights little more then 3lbs and the battery last 8 hours out of the box.
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Id sell the laptop but iwouldnt buy an ipod... I have a 4th gen (wasnt my fault my Ex girlfriend bugged me to get one) and i dont get what all the hype is about. Its to small to effeiciantly browse the web with, its not an over great music player and if the battery last 30 hours playing just music with no outside interaction then im jesus...

I would sell the laptop and look into a netbook as you will probrbly get alot more use from that than an ipod touch.

P.s. I'm not jesus.
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post #6 of 19
Hate to be a follower, but I ended up with a netbook as well and loved the decision. 8+hrs battery, runs actual PC programs, can be used if you break your main rig to help get it working again, if you have to travel/fly watch movies on it, etc...

It was actually a really good decision for $250.
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netbook for the win.

using mine every day for 1.5 years so far, no complaints, no hiccups
    
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I have a netbook and its awesome. Very light and portable yet good enough to function like a real PC instead of a internet browsing toy.

Oh yea and it has a 250 GB hard drive .. which is a lot more than 8 or 16 gigs like an Itouch or Ipoop or whatever.

Oh yea and it was WAYYYYYYYYYYYY cheaper.
    
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Quote:
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I know this sounds extremely stupid, but should I sell my laptop for an iPod Touch plus a hundred dollars? I'm selling my Dell Inspiron 1525 (thing was a piece of junk, weak, low battery, heat issues) for $340, and I was going to get a 4th gen iPod Touch for $200. Wondering if that's a good deal, because I already have my sigrig for programs like Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and I certainly don't need such programs like those portably. Since I pretty much browse the web only, I was thinking about swapping it to the iPod Touch. Your opinions?
Since most people didn't care to read your post well... i'm going to say you should go ahead and get the ipod or iphone w.e..

I have used the crap out of my iphone as there are millions of apps and alot of them are just pure awesomeness. and it's really easy to browse the web on 3g or wifi connection. Also it's the best portable music player on the market. Since you said you don't really need a latop( FYI netbook same thing)... and you already have a desktop that you do all your stuff on, then yea go ahead and get that ipod. and with that laptop i'm surprised some dude is even willing to do that
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by BankaiKiller View Post
Since most people didn't care to read your post well... i'm going to say you should go ahead and get the ipod or iphone w.e..
We did. But we gathered that the problem was the laptop.

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I have used the crap out of my iphone as there are millions of apps and alot of them are just pure awesomeness. and it's really easy to browse the web on 3g or wifi connection. Also it's the best portable music player on the market. Since you said you don't really need a latop( FYI netbook same thing)... and you already have a desktop that you do all your stuff on, then yea go ahead and get that ipod. and with that laptop i'm surprised some dude is even willing to do that

Net books and laptops arent the same. They look similar but they are very different. And Ipods are not the best music player on the market. Not even by Over all standards. Anything eles is just opinion.
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