So after my saga with Cowon regarding my broken iAudio 7, they mailed it back to me.
At first I had great plans to install Ubuntu on it and use that to occasionally boot up instead of Xandros on my Eee PC. But that didn’t really work. And I still find even eeeXubuntu to require too much tweaking to get working anyway.
Then I thought of maybe taking it apart and trying to take out the LCD screen, but it seems as if the screen crack has gotten worse while at Cowon. And I don’t have a screwdriver that small that’s also a Phillips-head.
Perhaps it should be 4 GB of storage for random stuff I want to back up? Wouldn’t I have to keep it refrigerated to keep the battery from eventually draining to the point of being useless, thus making my data irretrievable? What do I do with this piece of junk?
Well, one thing’s for sure: getting it back reminded me how terrible my Cowon experience has been and reassured me that I should just stick with Sandisk.