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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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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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How to transfer music from iPod Touch to computer?

How do I copy all my music from my old iPod Touch to the computer/iTunes on Windows 7, so I can put it on my new iPod Touch?
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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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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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Using Apps on non-iOS devices?

Is there anyway to keep using the apps that I bought, if I no longer have an iOS device? I am wondering if there is some sort iOS simulator on the PC.
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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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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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iTunes Over the Air Sync

Is there any software or hack in existence that will allow iTunes to sync wirelessly with my iPhone or iPod touch? I'd like the iPhone to be constantly synced without having to plug it into the USB at ...
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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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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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After starting to update apps through the iPod touch, then updating them using iTunes, I now have unremovable 'Waiting' grey apps on my iPod touch

I started updating a bunch of my iPod touch apps I realised there was too much to download over WiFi so I paused the updates, downloaded them with iTunes and synced my iPod. Since then I have a bunch ...
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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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Share dial up internet with an IPod Touch

I only have dial up internet access at home. I'd like to connect to the internet on my laptop and then use that connection for my iPod through Internet Connection Sharing. I don't have a router. ...
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Why would an iPod Touch and PS3 respond to netdiscover as 0.0.0.0?

Only slightly related to this question, because it was discovered in the same scan: Can someone explain how this happened? When running netdiscover on my home network, my iPod Touch (identified by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where does Itunes keep bought apps?

I bought the Software Update 3.0 for my two iPod touches. I would like to put the same Software Update onto my second iPod touch so I do not need to pay twice for the same update. Where does iTunes ...
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How long will it be before Apple develops iTunes for Linux OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: iTunes alternative for Linux? iTunes ported for Linux? Hi How long will it be before Apple develops iTunes for Linux OS? What I need is to do firmware update in ...
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Privoxy causes problem for iPod Touch Youtube App

Whenever I use my iPod Touch G4 (iOS 4.1) at home, I cannot play Youtube videos using the Youtube app. The lists of videos shows correctly, but when I tap to play a video and the video toolbar shows ...
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Where does Linux Mint mount an iPod touch?

When I connect an iPod Touch to Linux, it is automatically mounted and recognized. Rhythmbox is able to play music on it. However, I cannot find where in the filesystem it is mounted. I looked in ...
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How to update firmware of my iPod Touch in Ubuntu?

As far as I know iTunes doesn't support Linux OS, though it is very strange. I need to update a firmware of my iPod Touch and don't know how to do that. Could anybody help me to solve this problem ...
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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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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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iPod-Touch to play Movies from PC on PS3?

Is it possible to use my iTouch to communicate with my PC and PS3 to play movies? Almost like a glorified remote-control, working over my wireless network?
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Parent control software for iPod [closed]

My kids both have iPod Touches and I'd like to apply some parental controls. I have had a look and I know there are some really limited features on the phone itself, and a variety of filtered ...
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1answer
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Wirelessly controlling song playing on iPod from iTunes

Using the "Remote" app from apple I can control the song that is being played on my computer from my iPod touch. I was hoping that there would be some similar functionality controlling what song is ...
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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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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 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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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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How to disable conversion when syncing iPod with Banshee

Banshee starts a conversion process whenever I copy some songs to my iPod touch. How can I disable that? I just want it to copy the files to the player without conversion.
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Can't jailbreak iPod touch 4g (ios 4.3.3) on virtual machine

I am running XP as a virtual machine on Ubuntu. I can sync and restore my iPod Touch 4G using the virtual machine, but I can't jailbreak it; because after I put the device on DFU mode, Windows does ...
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How can I restore a single app to my iPod Touch?

When I recently upgraded my iPod Touch to iOS 4.1, I had to re-sync all my apps and music. The thing is only about half of my apps synced successfully. I wasn't completely devastated and just ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Syncing options for iPhone/iPod Touch besides Google and Outlook

I want to sync my iPod Touch address book to something other than MS Outlook (don't want to pay for it) and Google (don't trust them to protect my personal data) on a Windows machine. Do I have any ...
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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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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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To decrease the level of volume in iPod touch

I have my volume at the lowest level at Settings > Music > Volume Limit and at Settings > General > Sounds the volume bar at the very bottom too. I open a song at Music. I change the ...
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restore Jailbroken iPod touch 4g by ipsw file [closed]

I've read almost 20 articles about restoring iPod touch 4g but none of them actually helped me. I know DFU mode and i know shift + restore and selecting ipsw file path. But while itunes extracts the ...
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iPod Touch not recognized by iTunes/iExplorer on one PC but is recognized on other

I have restarted PC, restarted iPod service, etc. It is recognized by PC as a device, but not on iTunes/iExplorer. Here is an image: I need to manage files. My iPod is jailbroken.