The "New Toys" Thread

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80gb of multimedia magnificence! :wub:
:cry::cry::cry: still waiting for mine to come from teh US, damn shipping! *fist shake* i even got the Originals laser cut engraving on the back at no extra cost.
 

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So far I love it and I've developed an addiction to podcasts. :lol: I was thinking about getting the engraving but now they charge for it and I would have to wait another week to get it. It just wasn't worth it to me and it's not like I ever look at the back anyway. Hopefully yours will get to you very soon. It's very much worth the wait.
 

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I sure as hell hope so, btw the podcasts, you get them directly to the player thru wifi? or copy em over like regular music?
 

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The podcasts are handled by the Zune software just like everything else so you can have them sent wirelessly or thru the sync cable. I'm really liking the wireless sync feature because my rear can stay firmly on the couch and I get new stuff sent to the Zune.

As for power's question: in short, yes. I remember laughing at the old Zune because of it's dorky-looking design and stupid interface. That's all changed with the new one (although you can update old Zunes with the new firmware and I have a friend who has done that). The big screen is awesome for videos and photos. Customizable backgrounds make it all look a lot nicer too. The touchpad is really nice for sifting thru long lists of songs. My only complaint is that the Zune software doesn't like to detect files that aren't in the right format. But after some converting it's mostly sorted now. My next goal is to try and correct some tagging issues that the software seems to have created. All in all I'm quite pleased with it.
 
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I'm really liking the wireless sync feature because my rear can stay firmly on the couch and I get new stuff sent to the Zune.
Ah yes, living the American dream.:p
 

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Oh right. I've been looking at getting an mp3 player, 30GB+, so obviously I want an iPod :). It's a shame that Microsoft don't sell Zunes here :(
 

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^ Shipping cost me $36 (with insurance) with a load of extra accessories from the states, cant be much more for you...
 

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Because that's how many are in the set.
http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Pythons-Flying-Circus-Megaset/dp/B00004ZEU5/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1205093425&sr=8-2

The 16-disc set is just the same 14 disc set, and then a separate 2-disc "Life of Python" item...not even really sure what it is.
They are just some shows, yeah I would say they are a nice addition to have but not essential, the seasons are the main part of it. The only one I could find though had 16
 

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I hate how the Zune doesn't have a bloody clock...
Personally that doesn't bother me because I love watches but I can see how it would be annoying for some people. Maybe they'll add one in a firmware upgrade sometime.

I forgot to mention the headphones it comes with. (This is probably starting to sound like spam isn't it? :lol:)They're the first in-the-ear headphones I've ever tried that actually stay in my ear. The cloth cord is nice because it doesn't stick to everything (i.e. your clothes) and pull them out of your ears.

Oh and for Shawn: the song was Age of Innocence. It just now scrolled thru. :p
 
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The clock thing is really pointless if you own a cellphone, or a watch. I never use the one on my current player, cos the only thing you would want it for is an alarm, which obviously would be the local radio, which cant play cos it needs the headpones plugged, and that negates the loudspeaker...
 

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^ pff, what's with the blades, where are the good old dorky looking narrow ones? What's next, blue LEDs? <_<
 

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^ pff, what's with the blades, where are the good old dorky looking narrow ones? What's next, blue LEDs? <_<
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My old and faithful 17" LG died this morning, so now i have a 22" wide replacement.

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BRB whilst i installs it!
 
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