Not only do you have to upgrade your iPod every year, you have to upgrade your accessories as well. I tried plugging in my new iPod Touch to the car adapter using my wife’s charger for her Video iPod. It’s the same connector and identical to the other connectors. Yet when I plugged my Touch in, I got this,
So now you have to buy another $20 charger for the car. Ridiculous.
My solution was to buy a charger that has a USB connector on the end. So the current cord and any future cords will work because it’s USB.