Dell Pocket DJ

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by Sazar, Jan 12, 2005.

  1. Sazar

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    I got my Dell DJ yesterday, 5GB hdd and lovely/massive screen and tremendous battery life :D

    plus its TINY... :cool:
     
  2. NetRyder

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    Sazar, I had never seen the new Pocket DJ's (except for pictures) until today.

    Went to the mall this evening to buy some stuff and noticed a Dell kiosk there. One of those big LCD TV's caught my eye, so I went to look and saw the Pocket DJ there too. Man, these things are seriously underrated! It's was a wonderful little thing...and *really* tiny, as you said.

    I just picked it up, turned it on and started using it. The menu system was really easy to figure out, and I actually liked the barrel-wheel control (never thought it would be so convenient). I can't say anything about ease of connectivity and sync'ing etc, but man, this thing really needs to be marketed better (get some ads and billboards up there, Dell!). It's priced way below the competition, and it's a really slick device. :)
     
  3. X-Istence

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    I saw the Pocket DJ as well and was pleasantly surprised. The user interface is certainly quite good. I would have liked more storage space though, but that is a different thing alltogether.

    I don't know what software they give you with it. What i am worried about is buying the Pocket DJ, and it not working with my Mac.
     
  4. ~bk

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    Sazar! Post your review quick. :p
     
  5. Grandmaster

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    ~bk maybe you should look into the Dell DJ too...
     
  6. ~bk

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    Yah, I should. That's why I'm waiting for Sazar's review. :)
     
  7. NetRyder

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    The pictures on Dell's site make it look much bigger than it really is. :eek:
     
  8. X-Istence

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    they don't really do it justice.
     
  9. ~bk

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    Did they change the shape and color of the Pocket DJ? Because the last time I saw, it's edges were curved and was white? :s
     
  10. X-Istence

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    Dun know, all i know is the black colored one.
     
  11. ~bk

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    From Google, guess it's the old one:
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    From Dell's site:
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  12. NetRyder

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    Re: iPod Shuffle

    Yeah, the new ones look a lot nicer, and they're smaller than the last generation ones too (both the DJ and the Pocket DJ).

    Thread split off from the iPod Shuffle one
     
  13. NetRyder

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    ...and until Sazar posts his review, these pics should give you a better idea of the actual size and what it really looks like (pictures aren't mine). :)
    The first pic shows the PocketDJ (5GB) and the DJ (20GB) side by side, for size comparison.

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  14. Sazar

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    reviews are on the backburner...

    coupla deadlines and stuff so am a little busy :(
     
  15. Electronic Punk

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    yeah, didn't think I saw you mention a review :)
     
  16. Admiral Michael

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    Hmm, looks like a great product.

    I have one question tho, what kind of software is used to transfer songs?

    Im curious cause I have an old 64MB RCA Kazoo and I need Musicmatch and I hate having to install it since I use Winamp.
     
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  18. ~bk

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    Thanks for the pics NetRyder. That thing looks nice!! :) Wish they sold it here. Or else I'll have to order from their site.
     
  19. Sazar

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    software I use is straightup wmp10...

    it organises things nicely into albums and you can create your own playlists...
     
  20. NetRyder

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    From what I've heard it syncs with WMP10 or MusicMatch. I did see some people say that they use it with Linux though, so I'm not sure what software they use.