O'Reilly: what iPod has to learn from Zune

Erica Sadun of O'Reilly Mac Dev Center has 6 positive points to make about Zune that Apple should use in future iPods... These are the advantages of Zune in her opinion that should be applied in iPod: Be fingerprint resistant. Offer menus with video out. Consider two-dimensional browsing a la Twist menus. Add context menus. […]
Erica Sadun of O'Reilly Mac Dev Center has 6 positive points to make about Zune that Apple should use in future iPods...

These are the advantages of Zune in her opinion that should be applied in iPod:

  • Be fingerprint resistant.
  • Offer menus with video out.
  • Consider two-dimensional browsing a la Twist menus.
  • Add context menus.
  • Think about a built-in FM radio.
  • Give us a bigger screen.

Its always interesting to read about Zune from "the other side", especially because back in November at its release, there were many iFanBoys talking about it... just to say they don't like Microsoft and every current or future product it has! (Of course I don't imply Erica was one of them).

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