[Wolves] Requiem for an iAudio
adam at adamsweet.org
Thu Sep 11 10:33:58 UTC 2008
Peter Oliver wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Aug 2008, Andy Wootton wrote:
>> Adam Sweet wrote:
>>> I dropped my bag on my beloved Cowon iAudio X5...
>> My boy got the lead between the unit and control panel jammed in a door.
>> Not even Dr. Monkey-Sailor could fix. No-one in the UK could supply a
>> replacement even though it is the same as the X5.
> The joystick won't go down on my X5 any more, and the battery life has
> collapsed. However, when I looked, I couldn't find anything that had at
> least the 60GB capacity of my X5, wasn't a big chunky video player, and
> wasn't actively hostile towards Linux (i.e., an iPod). I'm now making do
> with my X5 until the capacity of flash players catches up.
> Oooh, shiny:
Sorry for the delay. Looks like I managed to get my X5 back in service,
albeit tentatively, so I'll sit it out while I wait for the same thing I
Think I'll buy a ultra portable notebook instead in the mean time.
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