Saturday, October 07, 2006

How to Categorize Your iPod Videos!

iPod Video

Q: Most of the videos I have on my new iPod Video are correct, however, there are some that I have converted from AVI's on my computer and they are falling in the "Movies" category. The videos are TV Shows.

A: Cannot be done. ViddiUpi does it, cost: $9.97, you buy it from Splasm Software

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Wednesday, October 04, 2006

iPod Video Converter for Macintosh! Free and Paid Programs!

iPod Video Tips

The best video converter is QuickTime Pro ($30). The program is worth every penny!
You can buy it from here.

In QuickTime Pro, open your movie and, in the file menu, select Export… and in the export drop-down, select Movie to iPod (320 x 240) and click Save. QuickTime will create an optimized H.264 video with AAC audio.
Apple got a comprehensive tutorial here.

A free converter program for Macintosh user is iSquint. Get the latest version here. After you download iSquint, make sure you copy it to your 'Applications' folder.

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Thursday, September 28, 2006

iPod Flea?

iPod Video

Have you heard of iPod Flea?

Watch this video:


Wednesday, September 27, 2006

The Ultimate Guide to Your Video iPod

iPod Video

Here's a little guide to Video iPod, "Get Insider Answers to Your Video iPod (112 KB) ...
Download Report


Sunday, September 24, 2006

Listen to eMail on your iPod!

iPod Accessory

Did you know, you can have your emails read out loud for you?

M1, a series of software programs from British developer MagneticTime, is designed to let you listen to your email on your iPod , PDA, or mobile phone.

Listen to your emails (or word documents), when you are on the move, on a train, plan, at meetings, in your car or at the gym.

The software sells for USD 39.99, GBP 22.99 or Euro 33.99 and is available from Magnetic Time

Hope you found this tip useful.

Friday, September 22, 2006

How to Listen to Podcasts without an iPod!


Did you know you can subscribe and listen to podcasts, audiobooks and music without an iPod?

You download iTunes (download link further down), is is a nice piece of free software, that according to Apple is "Entertainment Center of Your World". From itunes you sync it into your Ipod.

If you don't have an iPod you can still download files on your PC or MAC and are abel to listen to your downloads - you can even watch videos.

A useful feature is the subscription function, it easy to subscribe to podcasts.

As an exampel from National Geographic's website you can subscribe to their Wild Chronicles serie. The episodes are from 4-10 minutes. Yes you can watch National Geographic on your TV but this will give the opportunity to watch only what you are interested in and you are not tempted to zap though the other TV channels.

Will be great for educators and whose who do home schooling.

How to subscribe:
Click on the link below:
National Geographic Wild Chronicles

copy the link on the website -->
open your iTunes -->
click "advanced" -->
click  "Subscribe to Podcast" -->
paste the URL -->
click OK.

... you are now a subscriber and iTunes will start to update your subscription.

National Geographics other podcasts - click this link.

This was just one suggestion on how to use iTunes.

For finding a topic of your interest do a Google [podcast subscription+your topic]

The latest version of iTunes can be downloaded from iTunes scroll down to get your download.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

More Free Vidoes for Your iPod

iPod Video

Did you know that Veoh Network also has videos for your iPod?
Click on series and check if you favorite program is there or check out for a vintage movie like The Three Stooges.

Click below.
Veoh Videt Network