I'm looking for a good, compact MP3 player that can also double as a pedometer (or at least as a part thereof). I wouldn't hesitate to buy a nano 6g if not for some of its 'features' that I'd rather avoid (expensive proprietary PC cable, iTunes required, and the general creepiness of a closed-source OS). However, looking at the competition, I haven't been able to find a single item that would impress me anywhere near nano 6g. Any suggestions? Thank you.

P.S. I understand that this may be not the most appropriate place to ask this question, given my requirements that must seem unusual for an Apple fan, but I don't really know of a more suitable forum.

  • How nice looking are you looking for? Checking mp3 pedometer -apple in google shopping brings some fugly but supposedly functional results. – ConstantineK Apr 20 '11 at 20:58
  • I'm closing this for two reasons: 1) As per our FAQs, 'let's go shopping' questions aren't allowed. 2) This isn't about Apple hardware or software, it's about some other hardware to use instead. – Nathan Greenstein Apr 20 '11 at 21:30

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