An I-pod can be many things. It can be simply for music and social networking. (what most people use it for) Yet there are so many other apps, options and features. How about a police scanner, a bible, amber alert, internet access, email, notes, netflix, games, audio recording, studio recording, make music, learn music, learn another language, ruler, flashlight, youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, messengers, news alert, free texting, map quest, google maps, coupons, loopt, skype, camera monitor, cellphone tracker, internet radio, world radio, mtv, bet, pogo games, the Hubpages app! weather, traffic, books, art, and so much more. It's not just an MP3 player, it's the world at the tip of your finger touch screen style.