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iPod OS version, Xcode version and Mac OS X version

My Mac OS X version is 10.5.8 Xcode 3.1.4 I hope to debug my app on the iPod Touch iPod OS version 3.1.3(7E18) Organizer told me that I need newest Xcode. I downloaded and try to install the newest ...
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Socks proxy on mac's shared internet

Hi all I use my mac's internet sharing to create wireless network for my ipod touch. I have a linux server and I use socks proxy. I wanna use this proxy on my ipod but i don't know how. I put my ...
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How can I convert an AVI file to something the iPod can view?

My son received a DVD with some AVI files of his soccer game. (I think they're from a Sharp camcorder, but I'm not 100% sure of that). How can I convert them to a format that he can view on his iPod ...
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iPod touch has extremely slow wifi, drops packets - only on my router

I just purchased an iPod Touch. I am having a lot of trouble with its speeds on my Tenda W311R, but it has no speed problems on my neighbor's Netgear router. It will connect and authenticate to my ...
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How can I create my own private RSS feed of selected podcasts?

I would like to be able to browse the Internet and "drag" available MP3 files of various podcast episodes into my own private RSS feed. I would like to then subscribe to this RSS feed with iTunes. ...
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Ripping a DVD to watch on iPod touch

I have a DVD that I'd like to watch on my iPod touch. Can I use normal PC ripping software or is there something special I need to do to get iTunes to sync it to my iPod?
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Certain podcasts produce “video format not supported” error

When I sync my iPod Touch touch to iTunes to get updated podcasts, lately some have been coming back with this error: Some of the videos in your iTunes library, including he video "Jake and Amir: ...
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iPod Touch file structure: where should I put a song?

I have ssh to and from my ipod. Now I need to know the file structure so that I can manipulate it without itunes (ie wirelessly) Where would one, for example, put a song file and what files would I ...
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How can I move my events in my iPod calendar to Google? It won't let me move items from iPod to Google but will move Google to iPod

I've followed Google's recommendations and steps for synchronising my iPod Touch, newest OS, with my Google Calendar. Synchronisation works great when Google Calendar events are added or deleted on ...
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ipod touch jailbreaking on linux

Santa brought me an iPod Touch (OS v3.1.2, Model MC series). I was wondering if it is possible to jailbreak it through a Linux machine (Ubuntu Karmic).
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iPod wifi signal strength issue

In follow up to my question here, I am now having issues with the signal strenth of the wifi on my iPod touch. If I stand about a metre away from the router it connects fine. Move away and it drops ...
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Alternative browsers for iPod touch? [closed]

So now that I've gotten more comfortable with this iPod touch I think I need a better browser. Is there anything else besides Safari?
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Assign permanent IP address to connecting iPod

I use Veency to control my ipod from my desktop. I would like my iPod to be assigned the same IP address every time it connects to my computer. I use Connectivity as an Access Point. Does anyone have ...
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iPod Touch WiFi Problems

I am having major problems with my iPod Touch. The story so far... I had it connected to my Netgear Router using WEP encryption which worked fine. I had to do some maintenance of my PC which to cut a ...
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Transferring Music to Ipod Touch without Installing iTunes on Windows

Is there any software that can be used to transfer music from a computer to an iPod touch without requiring installation of any apple software? MusicMonkey and the foobar plugin all require ...
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TightVNC problem connecting to iPod

I have been trying to use TightVNC viewer with Veency ipod service to view my ipods screen on my computer. I can only connect to the ipod after it has been rebooted, it seems like if it has been ...
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Which Mac OS do I need if I want to create programs for the iPod touch?

I heard that if you have Mac software then you can download the tools to program the iPod touch/iPhone for free and use them. Which Mac software do you need? I know it works on Snow Leopard. What ...
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Importing videos into an iPod touch

I have a brand new latest model of an iPod touch. Is there any way to import music videos or tv shows into it, that i've downloaded over the internet with/without iTunes? I can't figure out this ...
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Using iPod touch as microphone

I have an iPod touch, and I can use the voice memo app. I don't have a mic for my PC however, and would like to use the iPod touch to record things on the PC, as well as use it for chat programs on ...
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Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows)

I find myself frustrated with the following scenario, which is driving me nuts: I use iTunes to subscribe to podcast X on computer A and sync the episodes to my iPod. During my day, I discover ...
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Universal Remote Question

I'm looking for the mid-price point universal remote to control a Visio TV + Blue Ray (Samsung)+Comcast Cable Box + Panasonic Stereo. I would like touch screen if possible with easy setup. Price is ...
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How to control audio player in the lock screen? [closed]

Sometimes there are buttons for music control in the lock screen (next/previous song, play/pause), but sometimes they're not shown in the lock screen and I have to unlock my iPod Touch and click the ...
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How to make iTunes download all podcast episodes irrespective of listened/not

I am a big iPod user (especially podcasts). I have used iPod touch, iPod classic and iPod nano. I noticed that iTunes stops downloading podcasts that you no longer listen to and stops downloading ...
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iPhone Organization

More of a preference thing than anything, but is it possible to make the artists have numbers as the starting character show up before the artists with A as the first character? Seems like a lot of ...
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Use iPod Touch as Removable Drive [closed]

Is there a way to enable disk usage on an 2nd generation iPod Touch without jail-breaking it?
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iPod Touch Networking Without Wifi

I'm in a wifi-less office. It's a no go. Is there a way I can connect my iPod Touch to my network with out using wifi. Perhaps using my workstation as a proxy (without having to resort to the ...
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iPod touch Song List

I recently purchased an iPod touch and am very impressed with everything about it except one thing: I have a large collection of MP3s and on a lot of them the tags aren't quite right. For example, I ...
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Jailbreaking an iPod touch 2G: Is it possible with OS 3.1.1 [closed]

I own an iPod touch 2G and would like to jailbreak it so that i can develop with something other than objective-c. However the information on the "iphone dev-team" blog seems unclear. Is it at all ...
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Trouble restoring an iPod touch backup

I ran into some problems with my iPod, and am trying to restore a backup following this link -> http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1414 I tried following the section under "Restoring your iPhone or iPod ...
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Any way to use a playlist as alarm signal on iPod touch? [closed]

With my iPod nano 3G, I could use the alarm to start a playlist at a given time (e.g. for waking me up). With my iPod Touch 2G (FW 3.0.1, not jail-broken), I can only choose from a list of ...
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Sync iPod Touch's calendar to Google Calendar [closed]

How can you sync your calendar of iPod Touch to Google Calendar? I have rarely internet connection at my iPod Touch. It has my calendar as "offline". I cannot share it with my friends. I would like ...
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Removing Google contacts from iPod contacts

Like this question, I sync'd contacts with my Google list, and it's now basically junk. Is there a way to "unsync" it, so that all the Google contacts are deleted? I do have two lists in my Google ...
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Batch convert divx to iPhone format

I am looking for free software to do batch conversions of divx video files to iPhone format. I have read the thread: http://superuser.com/questions/5784/looking-to-convert-video-to-iphone-format ...
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Is there a jailbreak for iPod Touch 2g running 3.1.1? [closed]

If I upgrade my iPod touch from 3.0.1 to 3.1.1, will I re-jail it? Is there a redsn0w that will recognize and modify the IPSW for 3.1.1 I tried redsn0w 0.80 and it didn't recognize the firmware.
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iTunes not responding while Firmware upgrade

I am trying to update ipod touch into Version3.0 firmware. But after a 277 MB download, my iTunes has hanged saying "Preparing iPod for restore" How do i not brick my ipod and upgrade successfully, ...
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iTunes and iPod Touch help

I am new to iPod and iTunes. I want to know a few, some basic things. I am a Linux guy and iTunes, particularly on Windows feels quite alien. There are already a lot of apps already on my iTouch ...
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Sync contacts between iPod Touch, Sony Ericcson k750i, Thunderbird (x2) and Gmail

Related Question: Syncing contacts between Mac, Nokia E51 and iPod Touch Is it possible for me to sync my contacts between: Gmail My iPod Touch (I've got an app to send free texts through ...
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iPod Touch running really slow

My iPod has been running really slow and the battery has been draining much faster than normal. The battery has a full charge in the morning, by my lunch hour (4 hours later) playing just audio, the ...
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iTunes syncs the same handful of songs on every sync

Every time I sync my iPod (Touch 2G), there are about 20 or 30 songs that iTunes insists on syncing. I usually sync just to get a couple of updated podcasts, but have to wait while it needlessly syncs ...
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Organize and manage items on iPod Touch/iPhone

I am a new user of the iPod Touch. It seems that the icons on the phone are just in a random order and spread across multiple screens. Is there a way to manage these like on my Blackberry? I would ...
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iPod touch tether to shared internet connection

Does anyone know if it's possible to connect an iPod touch to a wireless network shared through your computer? I know how to share the network connection but need to know whether the iPod find the ...
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Ubuntu Transfer data to iPod Touch

What is the least fuss way of transferring data to iPod touch from ubuntu. Preferably, I don't want to install any software. I just want to browse around the contents, add and delete as if a mass ...
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iPhone/iPod Touch Notes get synchronised to where?

I know with iPhone OS 3.0 the ability to synchronise notes back to a Mac or PC were added. I can see that the check box is enabled when my iPod Touch is connected. But where can I find the notes on my ...
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Enable PC to act as a A2DP input device

I'm trying to pair my iPod Touch (or iPhone) to the PC, to use the PC as the speakers. I know that Windows Vista's bluetooth doesn't work as a A2DP by default (right?). Is there a way to do this?
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iPhone/iPod space usage information on the device

iTunes gives an information (capacity bar) of the device (iPod Touch) when connected, with respect to the amount of space used by each category like Audio, Video, Photos, Apps etc. Is there any ...
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Good External Battery options for iPod Touch [closed]

I have seen battery packs with USB plugs on them, but I hear the current iPod Touch (2nd Generation?) needs a special signal over the USB connection to take a charge. Is this true? What are some ...
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What directories on the iPhone/iPod Touch are backed up during the iTunes backup process?

I have a jailbroken iPod Touch and have some files I need to save when I do an upgrade. I'd like the backup to be done automatically when sync'ing with iTunes. Does anyone have a list of what ...
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iPod keeps randomly crashing on sync

My iPod Touch 2G keeps randomly crashing when syncing with my home computer. Here are the symptoms: After the sync, if I go to my music on the iPod, nothing appears. This is how I know the sync ...
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To have Dvorak in iPod Touch

I did not find Dvorak in iPod Touch's settings. How can you have Dvorak in iPod Touch?
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Upgrade order for new computer and new iPod?

I have a six year old Dell Inspiron 5150 running Windows XP and a 20G iPod Photo (model MA079LL). I am running iTunes 8.0.1.11 and have mostly podcasts and music ripped from CD (but some purchased ...