The ‘iPod’ Archives
Posted April 15, 2007 by

iPod: Use iPod as an Alarm Clock

Never be stuck somewhere without an alarm clock again. With these directions you will be able to enable the alarm clock feature of Apple’s iPod.

Category iPod

Posted February 24, 2007 by

iPod Shuffle: Simulate the hold switch

Bigger iPods have a hold switch which prevents unintentional button presses. While size does matter in a portable music devices, the Shuffle’s small stature didn’t leave space for a hold button. No problem, though. This trick will show you how to lock and unlock your little shuffle.

Category iPod

Posted February 24, 2007 by

iPod Shuffle: Jump to the beginning or end of the playlist

The controls on the iPod Shuffle are elegantly simple. With simplicity comes limited control (there is only so much real estate). With 200+ songs on the device, control freaks may find it frustrating to navigate. This quick shortcut will jump to the beginning of the playlist.

Category iPod

Posted February 19, 2007 by

iPod nano: How To Set the Sleep Timer

Wouldn’t you like to set your nano to go to sleep after a certain amount of time? This would come in handy if you are planning on falling asleep yourself and you want to conserve battery power. By following these steps, you can set the sleep timer for your nano and you both can enjoy […]

Category iPod

Posted December 8, 2006 by

iPod: Store Full Resolution Images

By default, iTunes optimizes your images before it syncs to the device. This optimization results in a copy of the image that is of less quality than the original. This can be detrimental if you use your iPod to transport digital photos and other images to another computer. To bypass this process and keep the […]

Category iPod

Posted November 20, 2006 by

How to Use Your iPod as a Storage Drive

Your iPod can act as an external portable storage device for backing up files or transporting them. Since the iPod has a lot of hard drive space, it can be used in place of all those smaller flash drives you may typically use and easily lose. Read on to find out how to enable disk […]

Category iPod

Posted November 20, 2006 by

iPod: How to Reset the Nano if it Locks Up

One common problem with the iPod nano is that the device can lock up. You can fix this problem by simply resetting it. To reset your nano, follow the steps below in this Tech-Recipe.

Category iPod

Posted November 20, 2006 by

iPod: Sync Calendar and Contacts with Outlook

You can upload your Outlook Calendar and contacts to your iPod. This will give added portability to your information and can eliminate the need to use multiple devices at once. The steps below will help start you on your way to getting more out of your iPod.

Category iPod

Posted October 12, 2006 by

Enable iPod Video Screensaver or Kiosk Mode

A buddy of mine instant messaged me today to ask if I had enabled the screensaver on my 5th generation iPod. I replied, “iPod screensaver?!” It turns out that there is a kiosk mode that allows a single video to be played over and over while an iPod is charging. He pasted a URL with […]

Category iPod

Posted April 18, 2006 by

iPod Hack: Use the iPod Headphones as a Microphone

Yes, the iPod headphones are actually low quality microphones.

Category iPod

Posted March 22, 2006 by

Put your iPod Photo, Nano, Video, or Mini (Fourth Generation) in Diagnostic Mode

This tutorial will show you how to put your fourth generation (4G) iPod into diagnostic mode. Using diagnostic mode allows you to run basic tests to see why your iPod is not functioning correctly.

Category iPod

Posted March 21, 2006 by

Copy Music from Your iPod to Your PC or MAC for Free

Getting your music back off of your iPod after a format is simple. This can be done with or without iTunes.

Category iPod