How to Reboot iPod Touch Player with Unresponsive Touch Screen

Now and again, we’ve noted that the touch screen responsiveness on the iPod Touch MC011LL disappears.  E.g. Touching and moving the finger across the screen produces no action from the iPod, so that you cannot unlock it to play music or run other apps.  The only method we’ve found to restore responsiveness to the touch … Continue reading How to Reboot iPod Touch Player with Unresponsive Touch Screen



Restore Factory Default Settings to Apple iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player

Restoring all audio, video, and system settings on the Apple iPod Nano portable media player to factory default values, can be done without a computer. Note however that this procedure does not erase any music, video, or playlist files on your Nano at the time you execute it.  However, these files will be erased the next … Continue reading Restore Factory Default Settings to Apple iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player



Factory Default Settings Reset of Apple iPod Video Player

Restoring all audio, video, and system settings on the Apple iPod Video portable media player to factory default values, can be accomplished without a computer.  Note however that doing so this way, does not erase any music right away.  However, restoring does schedule a media file deletion for the next time the iPod Video Player is … Continue reading Factory Default Settings Reset of Apple iPod Video Player



Apple Earpods Earbuds Earphones for iPod iPhone Review

Bought another set of natural-sounding in ear earphones that are a marked improvement over the Apple stock iPod / iPhone / iPad earbuds that came with iPods prior to 2014; those being the   Apple Earpods Earbuds.  At roughly $30 per pair, these earphones cost about the same as Apple’s earlier stock model, but feature significantly improved sound and fit.  After having … Continue reading Apple Earpods Earbuds Earphones for iPod iPhone Review



IPod Touch 3rd Gen Screen Lock Backlight Issue

There are two functions that the 3rd generation Apple iPod Touch Screen Lock feature provides in version 5.1.1 of iOS: Input disabled.  When the screen locks, further touch screen input is not accepted until you unlock it. Backlight extinguished.  Also, there’s a power-saving feature incorporated into this lock mechanism.  After the screen locks and goes … Continue reading IPod Touch 3rd Gen Screen Lock Backlight Issue



Apple Headphones Volume Control Gripe

Our one BIG complaint about the Apple Headphones Volume Control as it functions on the various generations of the  iPod Touch, is that the UP and DOWN increments that the volume control keys generate when pressed are too big. In version 5.1 of the Apple firmware (the latest version supported on our Touch from 2010), you only get 16 steps to go … Continue reading Apple Headphones Volume Control Gripe