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



iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger Review

We purchased several of the   iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger   units a couple years back because we do a lot of iPod listening, that is spread across several iPod Nanos and iPod Touches.  So we’ve always got at least one (and sometimes, two) iPods charging.  Back when we possessed just a single iPod wall charger, being stuck with only dead iPods, should the one AC charger fail, was … Continue reading iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger Review



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



iTunes Sound Check Vs. Winamp Replay Gain

Sound Check in iTunes and iPods is the same as Winamp’s Replay Gain feature. The two automatic volume control mechanisms attempt to ensure that the recordings in your audio library play at roughly the same average volume level.  This reduces the differences in volumes as one recording ends and the next one begins. Each method suffers various pros and … Continue reading iTunes Sound Check Vs. Winamp Replay Gain



iPod 6th Generation Nano Review

I’ve owned the 16 GB iPod 6th Generation Nano portable media player from Apple for a few years now.  Bought it at Best Buy for $179, the standard price. Over all, I very much like the 6th generation Nano, though some of the qualities that make this version of the Nano so likeable also contribute to the difficulties … Continue reading iPod 6th Generation Nano Review



How To Copy Songs From Multiple iPods Into iTunes Library

There are free ways to   copy songs   from one or more   iPods   into your   iTunes library, even if you do not have the original copies of the music in your iTunes library.  WARNING: You’d be committing a crime by duplicating music for which you own no license for; particularly if you distribute said music to others … Continue reading How To Copy Songs From Multiple iPods Into iTunes Library