this was a really tempting ‘happy birthday to me’ but i have remained resolute – no new ipod until the screens are color or oleds. or mine totally dies, whichever comes first. fortunately, i bought my genOne 5GB ipod refurbished, so the battery is holding out well and everything. i’m not really a die hard user anyway – mostly i use it on long trips or to listen to stuff in the car via the cassette adapter.