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No iPod in iOS 5 ?

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by dotcompals, Oct 19, 2011.

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    What's the reason behind nit including iPod in iOS 5 ?
    Can anybody throw some light on this matter . .?

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    They've just changed the name - it's now called Music and the icon has a musical note symbol on it.

    Tim
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    They are moving the iOS away from it's roots in the iPod and severing the reliance on iTunes. To rename iPod to Music makes sense.
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    If they're moving iPad away from iTunes I am very happy - or I will be, when iTunes stops trying to take over, not only the iPad, but my PC. There's no stopping it that I can see and I'm truly fed-up with iTunes. For a company like Apple which is so good at making stuff easy and intelligent, iTunes lets the company down in a big way. It's buggy, counter-intuitive, and a bully. Apple wizards, please do something about it!
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    They did more than change the name...

    I used the iPod to listen to audio books. Now that it is Music, I can't track chapters, location in the file or the like. I am not a happy camper!
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    Yes, they've broken this feature. Many people are complaining on various forums, but best complain directly to Apple, because they're the ones who can fix it.

    I use Audible's app and have given up on iTunes for audiobooks. Of course, that will work only if your books are from Audible.

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