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iPod Touch One Year Later

Has Apple Done Enough to Overcome My Doubts?

The iPod Touch has been out for just about a year now (September 5th, 2007). When it came out last year, I wrote an article (Who Else Wanted More from the iPod Touch?). I thought that it was a very promising device, with several flaws that prevented me from pulling the trigger.


Well, there has been a full hardware upgrade released and several firmware releases since then. So how has Apple done to address my laundry list of wishes?

Wish ListActualResult
Realistic StorageSlight Upgrade (Not even Close to enough)notification_error
BluetoothIt’s there, BUT Apple has purposely made it unusable.notification_error
Third Party Applications and GamesFree and Paid through iTunes Storenotification_warning
SkypeAvailable with Fring Applicationnotification_done

What’s Still Missing?

They’ve done a mediocre job of addressing some my big concerns, but what issues still need addressing?

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