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Old 06-10-2007, 02:46 PM   #1
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Next iPod update?

I have a 20 gig black and white ipod that has been fairly good to me, but I’m in “need” of a new one (a.k.a. I WANT more space and I want to have video on it). My dilemma is if I buy a new shiny ipod this summer, will I get screwed by have the newer ones with cooler features come out the day after I buy it?

Anyone have a guess as too when the next update will be and what bells and whistles it may have?

I’m really trying to hold out till the next update but I have very poor impulse control sometimes. Plus it hurts my heart a little each time I have to vote a song off my ipod to make room for a new one.
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Old 06-10-2007, 06:03 PM   #2
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I'd wait until this holiday season to know for sure. The iPhone is Apple's "Next Big Thing" right now, but I have a hunch they'll release a new iPod this year.

This article is dated, but it kind of confirms my suspicions:

http://notes.thinksecret.com/secretn...ipodnote.shtml

I've read other ones talking about a 6th Gen iPod, but that's the first one that popped up on Google.
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Old 06-10-2007, 09:04 PM   #3
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Nah, wait off if you can. New updates are due towards the end of this year:

http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/
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Old 06-11-2007, 02:24 AM   #4
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I think it depends on what your needs are. Are you going to use the video part a lot, or just as a complement to music?

To me, the new update is probably going to be the "fullscreen" video iPod. And, my iPod is primarily for music, video is just a plus. I'm trying to wait for the update, then snag an 80gb model from the refurbished store for a lot less cash.
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Old 06-11-2007, 01:59 PM   #5
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I agree with all here.
Wait just a few months and you will be better off. IMO.
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Old 06-12-2007, 12:17 PM   #6
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I agree as well. Wait until the iphone-mania is over and apple will go back to the macs and ipods!
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Old 06-23-2007, 04:55 PM   #7
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I'm mad. I just got a new Motola KRZR and as much as I love it, it's so small and I'd rather have an iPhone! I should have held out just a few more months!
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