Ok, so the fact that the iPod Photo has no built-in card slot is absolutely stupid! And the fact that you have to use iTunes to put images on it also really bugs me. And it appears it might not work well with high-res photos. Apple often makes really cool stuff, but I hate how they make their products proprietary & expensive. The iPod Photo has the potential to be a really versatile tool, but not like this. Yes, there’s an optional external card reader – but that’s dumb. There’s no way I’m spending $500 or $600 on this thing. It will be interesting to read some reviews on it and see what others think.