Category Archives: iPod

ipod: ipod only plays out of one ear – StumbleUpon

Needle-nose pliers

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ipod: ipod only plays out of one ear – StumbleUpon. Nice solution suggested in this thread. Also one of the posters said that he got some aluminum stuck in the line-in port. So I suggested 5 ways to remove the aluminum foil:

  1. Use a toothpick with some gum stuck on the end
  2. Bend a paperclip with a pair of needle nose pliers like a Leatherman
  3. Use the smallest screwdriver in a glasses repair kit
  4. Use two-sided tape and form it into a column by bending it on itself horizontally.
  5. Whittle a wooden matchstick into a fishing hook shape.

Your heartbeat could recharge your iPod – StumbleUpon

Iron Man in his Bleeding Edge armor. Cover art...

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Your heartbeat could recharge your iPod – StumbleUpon. So this is the opposite of Iron Man’s problem. He needed power to keep his heart alive. Has anyone tried to watch the cartoon of Iron Man on Netflix? I did yesterday and the quality is terrible. Not the video, but the cartooning itself. I’ve seen 20-year-old Anime that looked better.

Is the iPod Nano useable?

Techlands Top Stories of the Year – Apple iPod Nano 2010 Review: Better… – StumbleUpon. Nice hands on review that answers the question if you haven’t been able to make it to an Apple Store. It seems unusable but it turns out that’s not the case.

The iPod Saved My Life (via Finding Thin: Thoughts From A Fat Man)

This guy credits the iPod to helping him maintain a healthy exercise schedule. What a great use of technology to have a happier and healthier life.

The iPod Saved My Life  When I was four hundred and fifty pounds, I couldn’t even walk ten feet without getting out of breath. I tried exercising by walking outside but just couldn’thandle it. I just couldn’t have it in me. One day I bought myself perhaps the greatest materialistic possession ever. It was the legendary iPod. Suddenly I was inspired. I was walking out a half a block in no time at all. Now-years later- I have my iPhone and iPad and I am starting again. I … Read More

via Finding Thin: Thoughts From A Fat Man

3 ways on how to use multiple iPods with one computer

An iPod icon to use for userboxes and anything...

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How to use multiple iPods with one computer.  This is an Apple article that gives you the step by step on how to accomplish this.  Nice options.  This is probably true for iPhone/iPads as well.

 

iPhone and iPod touch: Understanding Location Services

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iPhone and iPod touch: Understanding Location Services.  A nice guide and gives you some examples of programs that use Location Services.  Probably should read this if you want privacy or value security.

 

Mac OS X v10.6 or later: iOS device not recognized in iTunes after restart

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Mac OS X v10.6 or later: iOS device not recognized in iTunes after restart.  Good step by step on how to accomplish this.  Surprising amount of work.  They should have included an applescript or automator action for this.

 

iPod nano 6th generation: About Sleep/Wake on your iPod nano

IPod Nano

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iPod nano 6th generation: About Sleep/Wake on your iPod nano.  Apparently has a standby time of 36 hours.