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Man the more I look at that iPod shuffle the more I like it.. that tiny little thing is quite a smooth piece of equipment.. I bet those people that bought other flash based mp3 players are kicking themselves now.. It's really tempting to get my wife one of these.. maybe get me one also!
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Once again Apple sets the bar!

The new iShuffle looks like another winner. Gonna have to get one!
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My only issue is not being able to see the tracks on a display. but I have an iPod so it doesn't really matter

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it seems apple have come to their senses and submitted to the world of USB. At last they move away from the little found firewire as their main connectivity.
If i didn't have an iPod already i'd consider one.
Is it still gonna hold standard data? Would suck if they took that away.

Anyway, good work and great innovation
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Im considering one even though I do have an iPod.. my bulky 3G iPod 30Gig is awesome and works for most everything except working out.. it's just too big.. now the shuffle.. that is definitely small enough and is perfect for working out.. now if H2O creates a waterproof case for it.. man Im there!
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Pretty neat. Wicked price too.
I already have a 4G 20gb iPod though.

I sometimes like to pick a song out, and this thing lacks that capability.
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I love it and will most likely be buying one very soon, or as soon as theyre released.
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It would be better with a screen. Even a tiny one that shows track # and name.
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it seems apple have come to their senses and submitted to the world of USB. At last they move away from the little found firewire as their main connectivity.
If i didn't have an iPod already i'd consider one.
Is it still gonna hold standard data? Would suck if they took that away.

Anyway, good work and great innovation
From apple.com

"With up to 1GB of storage space(4), iPod shuffle happily accommodates files along with your music."
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I think they are available immediately.. I thought that is what they said...
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ordered

It did tell me it would ship in 1-2 weeks though.

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Yeah and if you were at the keynote, you could have walked right down the street and picked several up at the Apple store
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it seems apple have come to their senses and submitted to the world of USB. At last they move away from the little found firewire as their main connectivity.

theyve already worked & charged off of USB 2.0 since 4th gen iPods came out

http://www.apple.com/ipod/specs.html

Connectivity
Shuffle - USB 1.1 & 2.0
All others - Firewire400 & USB 2.0

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it seems apple have come to their senses and submitted to the world of USB. At last they move away from the little found firewire as their main connectivity.
If i didn't have an iPod already i'd consider one.
Is it still gonna hold standard data? Would suck if they took that away.

Anyway, good work and great innovation
They will not be going away from FireWire but they did for this because USB is a smaller thing to install into the iPod than a FireWire dongle. You also have less need for FireWire for 512mb and 1GB than you do with a 40 gb iPod

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Yeah no doubts about that. I really am thinking about getting one of those things.. we'll see what my wife thinks And if H2O comes out with a waterproof case for it.. perfect for swimming, surfing, wakeboarding, jogging in the rain, taking a bath.. anything! It would be quite sweet.
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