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watching video on ipod video... screen too small?


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do you think the screen is too small to watch video on ipod video?

I mean it loooks kidna small for watching video...

what do you guys think when you watch video on it? i would say my eyes would hurt after watching video on that thing lol

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Yea, my eyes hurt watching a full-lengther on my iPod, but I really don't use it as a video player. It's just kind of a "backup" video player, if I don't have my Powerbook.

Basically, it works for showing people funny videos, or watching a movie when you're bored, but it definitely should not be mistaken for a dedicated video player.

The contrast ratio is pretty terrible, too. I can't even see half of Donnie Darko, because it's so friggin' dark.

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Yea, my eyes hurt watching a full-lengther on my iPod, but I really don't use it as a video player. It's just kind of a "backup" video player, if I don't have my Powerbook.

Basically, it works for showing people funny videos, or watching a movie when you're bored, but it definitely should not be mistaken for a dedicated video player.

The contrast ratio is pretty terrible, too. I can't even see half of Donnie Darko, because it's so friggin' dark.
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do you think the screen is too small to watch video on ipod video?

I mean it loooks kidna small for watching video...

what do you guys think when you watch video on it? i would say my eyes would hurt after watching video on that thing lol

Before I got mine I would have said yes. I've had mine for 5 or 6 months now and have to say no. The screen is just fine for watching Movies or TV shows on go.


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:baron: i can't wait to get an ipod. It would come in EXTREMELY handy in the Gym.

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:baron: i can't wait to get an ipod. It would come in EXTREMELY handy in the Gym.
so you can sit down and watch movies? lol

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Just put it up on the sit-up bench and you can only see the movie on the up-rep.

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so you can sit down and watch movies? lol
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Just put it up on the sit-up bench and you can only see the movie on the up-rep.
Ha ha! :p No, it would be used for music only in the gym.

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