Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Oct 2012 16:51 UTC
Apple The Verge reviews the iPod touch, and it's as good as ever. "This year's iPod touch is the best one ever, without question - Apple updated all the right things, and by giving the touch a big screen and good camera has made this mini tablet a more versatile device than ever. As a gateway drug into the iOS ecosystem, it does a great job of showing off all the iOS 6 features and apps, on a really solid piece of hardware. It's also a great way to get into the huge iOS ecosystem without putting an expensive data plan on your account - and thanks to iMessage, FaceTime, and Skype, there's a lot of communicating you can do just over Wi-Fi." The iPod touch rarely gets the spotlight, but I think it's actually one of the best and most clever products in Apple's portfolio. Not only is it simply a fantastic product, it also has zero competition. My best friend is pretty much in love with her iPod touch, and it gives her everything a smartphone has to offer without the burden of expensive contracts. For people like her, who do not want a smartphone and prefer a sturdy Nokia feature phone, the touch is a godsend.
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No competition indeed
by WorknMan on Wed 10th Oct 2012 17:10 UTC
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Google really needs to release a Tegra 3 'mini Nexus' that is around this size. The Nexus 7 is great, but not exactly a pocketable device. The Galaxy Nexus is a bit too expensive to be used as an iPod Touch-like device, and not as powerful either.

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RE: No competition indeed
by DudMan on Wed 10th Oct 2012 18:09 in reply to "No competition indeed"
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How come no one has brought up the Galaxy Player 4.2 ?

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RE[2]: No competition indeed
by WorknMan on Thu 11th Oct 2012 01:11 in reply to "RE: No competition indeed"
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If they had released the Galaxy Player 4.2 back in 2010, it might've been compelling ...

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