- 12-13-2007, 09:28 AM
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12-14-2007, 08:36 AM
4gig is indeed a lot but it is probably the software that's on their as someone noted above. Sad to say but thats how it is with all Ipods.
12-14-2007, 09:10 AM
I see people workout with their ipod videos and I cringe.
Not only are the ipod videos expensive, but they are essentially a hard drive that is being jarred around like that on ppls arms/waist.
I have a shuffle I use for working out, so I don't have to use the video.
12-14-2007, 11:46 AM
As with any HDD, formatting takes up space. This is on top of the OS that would be included on your ipod. You will never have the advertised memory available on a fresh HDD.
12-14-2007, 12:31 PM
If you take off all of the preloaded games you can get some of your space back, but besides that, it's the OS.
12-14-2007, 01:55 PM
Its not the OS that takes up the space, its drive formatting.
In hard drive terms 1000 bytes = 1 kilobyte. In computer terms 1024 bytes = 1 kilobyte. 1024 kilobytes because formatting the drive for use by PC's requires this. This is about 2% loss. As the drive gets bigger, more information is needed for formatting so the bigger the drive the more you will lose. A gigabyte = 1 trillion bytes to a drive manufacturer but 1,073,741,824 bytes to the PC. This is about 7% loss.
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