Is this cnet review editor out of line?
2.5 year old iPod Touch 3rd gen, out of warranty.
He gave the iPT to 9 year old, who gave it to twin 4 year olds
The 4 year olds manage to lock the device up for 42 years with failed attempts to unlock IPT
Review editor can't get it into DFU mode
Took to Apple store, they can't fix it because the home button is wearing out, can't get into DFU mode, they offer to replace it for less than retail, since it's out of warranty, he loses his cool.
He takes iPT home, mashes the hell out of the home button, gets device into DFU mode, restores device
He posts story about how the Apple store has changed and is not as consumer friendly as in the past.
I just can't get on board with his rant, his home button is obviously wearing out, his device is out of warranty, and he abused his position as an editor ranting about poor service for a device that's 1.5 years out of warranty.