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07 December 2005 @ 07:57 pm
iPod Very Little Battery Power...  
This is the first time I ever completely depleted the battery on my iPod to the point where I get no animated icon telling me that battery is low -- and I have to wait about 30 minutes before the unit will actually start responding.
 
 
 
CJ_sacchi on December 8th, 2005 01:02 am (UTC)
That's because iPods suck. :P
Life is a Highwayhighway on December 8th, 2005 04:05 am (UTC)
Actually, I'm not complaining - I haven't fully charged the unit since about a month ago. Just stating that it drained down to 'nothing'.
CJ_sacchi on December 8th, 2005 04:08 am (UTC)
Whatever, they still suck. lol
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Life is a Highwayhighway on December 8th, 2005 05:10 am (UTC)
How big is your iPod?

I originally had a 20GB but then returned it and got a 40GB iPod.
Non sono stato iocheez_ball on December 8th, 2005 05:36 pm (UTC)
You must not use yours very much if you have to power it once a month. I use mine constantly and have to power it every night. And mine has more memory than my laptop. *sigh*
Life is a Highwayhighway on December 8th, 2005 08:03 pm (UTC)
Well, when I'm in the car, I normally hook it up the car charger -- when I'm on the laptop, it's hooked up to the laptop as an external hd...

Just now, I realized I haven't used my iPod for a while since I'm using a 120GB External HD now for my laptop.
If I were a dinosaur, I'd be a Sexisaurus.: playfuljessamine6 on December 8th, 2005 06:33 pm (UTC)
Which generation do you have? My 3rd generation iPod died, the battery no longer charges. I've had it for a year and a half. I'm working on getting it replaced, but Apple is taking forever to get it going.

My friend has a 4th generation Mini. She's had it for less than a year and has also died, the battery won't charge.
Life is a Highwayhighway on December 8th, 2005 08:05 pm (UTC)
I believe I have the 4th generation iPod -- I have AppleCare Protection that I purchased with my iPod only because I heard about the horror stories about the battery.

Because the battery is a NiCAD type-battery, it's best to not constantly charge and not allowing the iPod to drain down to low levels. You would reduce the life of the battery that way.