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Why can't you instantly turn off your iPod?

By Patrick (441/441 = 100% civil)   2012 Dec 27, 9:11am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   610 views   6 comments   watch (0)   share   quote  

Why does Apple make you hold down a button for 3 seconds to turn off your iPod?

Why not provide a big OFF button that instantly turns it off?

Very annoying. It would be a great service to the world if someone were to create an easily-installed software patch for iPods that fixes that.

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1   121212   2012 Dec 27, 9:25am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

You still own an iPod!

2   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   2012 Dec 27, 9:33am  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Whip out your AK and cut it in half with a fusillade of bullets for added badness.

3   zzyzzx (100/100 = 100% civil)   2012 Dec 27, 9:35am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

It's not just the ipod that you can't turn off instantly anymore!

I understand when it comes to my PC or DVR, since they have hard drives, but anything else, not so much.

4   zzyzzx (100/100 = 100% civil)   2012 Dec 27, 9:42am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

APOCALYPSEFUCK is Shostakovich says

Whip out your AK and cut it in half with a fusillade of bullets for added badness.

One of the things I hate about laptops is that sometimes you have to pull the battery to really turn it off.

5   Patrick (441/441 = 100% civil)   2012 Dec 28, 1:37am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Yes, it's like these devices all have emotional issues and cannot bear to part from you lest you leave them for some other device.

Or maybe they reflect the emotional issues of their designers.

I just had that exact same experience you describe with a laptop. I had to pull out the battery to really get it to turn off.

It would be a great marketing advantage for some PC, phone, or music player to advertise "OFF button that really turns this fucker off, instantly!"

6   Ironman (167/179 = 93% civil)   2012 Dec 28, 1:39am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  


Or maybe they reflect the emotional issues of their designers.

Or their owners...

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