Well, it's official. After about, oh, four years of constant (daily) service to me, my beloved iPod (which I call my "portable life support device") died this fine evening.
I am not an early adopter, if anything, I adopt late. I was still using a discman while the world had moved onto more portable devices with more/better storage space. Oh, I still do collect CD's, but they are mostly for my collection, and to retain an external mnemonic as back-up. But mostly because of my collection. Anyway, one day, I was in the kitchen at my folks' place. I noticed an iPod, one of the earlier models with 3.5 GB's of storage space, just sitting the