New Discrete 4Gig 3G iPod Shuffle
4Gig Ipod Shuffle in Black
The new 3G iPod Shuffle is now the smallest music player in the
world, but don’t let that fool you. This amazing little device
has 4 Gig of memory and holds 1,000 songs. This minimalistic sleek,
shiny slab of technology has it’s remote control on the earbud
chord with 3 clickable spots to control volume and play/pause.
Previous iPod Shuffles didn’t have a screen either, making
song identification and playlist management impossible. However,
according to Apple, the new Shuffle uses a speech command program
called VoiceOver to identify songs by holding down the control button.
Keep holding until you hear a beep, the names start being listed.
Then just click when you get to the one you want or use the + and
- buttons to go forward or back through them.
Form Factor: Aluminium casing provides a rugged
construction in black or silver aluminum
Sound Quality: – right up there with the
Battery: battery charge is revealed each time
you switch on, so for an update you just power switch off and on
again. Provides 10 hours of audio per charge.
USB Connection: the 3G Shuffle comes with a tiny,
three-inch white USB cord for charging and uploading music and podcasts
Earbuds: Only uses Apple's earbuds – you
need the clicker control on the cord.
Comparison to 2G Shuffle
Compared to the 2G square shuffle at $US70 for half the capacity,
this new entrant is sure to spoil even the most discerning gadget
Since there is a strong following for the 2G Shuffle Arriva.com
headphones headband that go around the back of your head, the earbuds
fit snugly into your ears without any dangling, tangling cords,
Apple is working with headset makers to help them design Shuffle-compatible
headphones. Watch for updates.
So the choice is – iPod with a screen so you can double
it as a photo/video playback, or iPod discrete?
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Apple iPod Shuffle 4Gig in Silver
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