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Written on: 06/01/2009
The clip is great, perfect for the gym. The sound quality is amazing. Its dead light and easy to travel with. I love my ipod shuffle! Its great! The sound quality is amazing, its perfect for people who only want to listen to the music and don't need the screen and everything.
Well recommend Apple iPod Shuffle v1… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/01/2009 by ajahoor (1 review written)
I got my shuffle 2nd generation for Christmas and it's brilliant! It does everything I need it to do.
If I was to want anything extra i would have liked it to come with a pouch, but i guess i can buy one on the cheap. Well recommend the Apple iPod Shuffle v1… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/07/2008 by 1982summer (4 reviews written)
I find the iPod Shuffle excellent for the gym! Some times takes a while to find the song you want, but thats the whole point of a shuffle really?… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/05/2008
What is the point in an MP3 player that deletes itself every time you plug it into your computer?
I do not store MP3s on mine as I back them up on to disc but really- no other iPod model has to have the tracks in iTunes in order to keep them; an absolute waste of time. So every time I want to change my shuffle I have to import at least 6 cds that are already on it just so they don't get deleted. I cannot see the wisdom in this feature… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/04/2008 by katc84 (1 review written)
My Apple iPod Shuffle v1 just arrived today and im chuffed with it, sound is fab for something so tiny, music transferred onto it quickly, so small and ideal for the gym, ive seen loads of people in my gym with these perfect little thing to keep ya going… Read Full Review
Written on: 22/03/2008
The Apple iPod Shuffle v1 is dead handy and not in your face. If you just want to put your best tunes in one place and not have to be messing about flicking this way and that, so all you've got is one really good tune after another, then you cannot go wrong with this "littlebigthing"!!!! Simple, straightforward, good colours and not a bad price either
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Written on: 28/12/2007 by Abbie94 (1 review written)
Great job on making the shuffle I think it is easy to work and I think the value for money is perfect… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/10/2007 by Dogmad (31 reviews written)
I won this off Review Centre, thanks Review Centre.
It does everything I need it too, simple to use, plays music, that's I need it to do.
Only bugbear is that I can't use iTunes because I'm still using Windows ME. that's Apples lack of foresight, means I can't buy tunes form iTunes, their loss not mine, I now use Winamp to put music on my shuffle and take it off, no problem… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/07/2007 by omlete73 (1 review written)
In a few months for some reason my iPod Shuffle stopped charging so I got a new one, now it doesn't want to connect to the computer. Very irritating… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/02/2007 by rds1 (1 review written)
Basically, if you are a music lover this is maybe the ultimate mp3 player.
I love it because it doesn't have any poncy features like a colour screen etc and is therefore cheap and you can therefore chuck it around.
I love it because I plug it into the PC, take literally seconds to chuck a couple of my favorite albums onto it, then take it off my PC then I can go off for a cycle or drive or wherever and I can listen to music I love without going through menus and stuff.
I see this baby on… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/01/2007 by nickluton (1 review written)
I've had Ipods for years now and this has not disappointed me, it is perfect for exercise and all the stuff you are too scared to do with your expensive Nano or Video (i was too scared of breaking my video and losing all my tunes and vids!)
Easy to use (i found my nan using it the other week)
Good quality sound
Value for money
Another cracker from apple!!!!!!!!!!… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/12/2006 by joelbaby (1 review written)
ASK any retailer how many returns they've had and what their returns policy is on this 'hunkajunk'.
My iPod Shuffle didn't work from the first time we used it - when I tried to get help on the Apple site they said it had been registered previously! This meant I couldn't get ANY support. Not happy… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/11/2006 by marc21 (3 reviews written)
I'd say the iPod shuffle is a great little iPod. I mean sure, there is no screen but it doesn't bother me and it's not THAT hard to skip to a song that you want. It's ever so easy to transfer songs etc. And, it is awfully small which is good for me. I'd recommend it to anyone who isn't picky about songs and is fairly sporty. Also, the price isn't that bad. Not bad for an iPod.
Worth it… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/11/2006 by gyates93 (5 reviews written)
I've had the iPod Shuffle for a while now. I bought it at Wal-Mart, and I never had any problems with it. The battery doesn't last all that long and there's no screen, but you don't need a screen to listen to music. The sound quality on this MP3 player is excellent, even with the headphones that came with it. I also never had any trouble with iTunes.
Overall, it was a great buy!… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/10/2006 by ted3929 (37 reviews written)
I got mine later than most. I paid $30 for mine on Ebay for a brand new 512Mb shuffle, because the new "mini" shuffle comes out 10/31/06.
In the past I've had Creative's MuVo and a couple of other varieties I can't remember. Most had reasonable, if not middling sound. This iPod really surprised me. Much better sound without muddy lows and screeching highs. Although the battery in the iPod is internal and not easily changed without going through Apple, my other units ate either AA or AAA… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/09/2006 by sunnycyprus1 (3 reviews written)
We have three Ipod shuffles in our household and all three went down at once with the orange and green lights flashing alternately depicting an error. I took them back to the place we bought them from and got two of them replaced the other was 30 days past its warranty. Hope these will be ok… Read Full Review
Written on: 28/08/2006 by Kaybrady2 (1 review written)
A lot of people on here say bad things about the Apple iPod Shuffle MP3 player, especially about it having no screen. Well, that's why they made the other iPod's! If you wanted an MP3 player with a screen then why did you buy it?
I have just got my iPod shuffle and I'm really impressed. It's so simple. None of those weird buttons that no normal person really uses. I have had one other MP3 player and it wasn't that great. Coming off that one and on to this one was awesome. It's good for people… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/07/2006 by liz uh (1 review written)
If you're the kind of person who would take your iPod wherever you go, then the iPod Shuffle is for you. It's cheap, so you shouldn't be too sad if you lose it. Hey, it was cheap, so just buy another one! It is great for running or boredom. I can really understand what Apple means wen they say life is ... random... This thing will take you from rock to blues, and if the worst comes to the worst, just press the next button until a song you're in the mood for comes on.
If you're a picky person… Read Full Review
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