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iPod - iPod nano not responsive enough?


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I just went to best buy to check out the new iPods. I played aroudn with all three, and I have to say I was pretty impressed with the iPod Touch. If it had calendar control built into it, I'd seriously consider one. I played with the new iPod nano, and was not impressed. It took a while for the menu to catch up with my scrolling, and even when it did it was very jerky and not smooth. I have a 30GB iPod 5.5 right now and it scrolls very smoothly and is very responsive. It seemed that the nano was a step backwards as far as the responsiveness goes. Does anyone have first-hand experience with this? Is this a problem, or could it just be the nature of the display model at best buy?
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there is an update out for them in itunes when you dock your ipod. it updates this problem
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Hmm, I tried the Nanos and found them very quick and responsive. The Classics, on the other hand, were just as you described the Nanos. Maybe that was a bad one or not updated.

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I tried the Classic as well and it was MUCH more responsive than the nanos. Night and day. The nanos must not have been updated. Thanks for the info!
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guess the one you tried was not updated, I have a Nano and it's fine, but the update is a must to improve the performance
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I have just upgraded to a new classic 80Gig, I must say I do like the new U.I however my one issue with it is that it is very slow.......& quiet, no gopod yet?
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