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How To: Turn your IPOD to a Remote control

The iPod has become a common household item. With each new release, the iPod comes with more features, a steady progression from music to videos, and now as a phone. But did you know that there's a way to turn your iPod into a remote control? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to give your iPod remote control features with some internal tweaking. You need a Logitech bluetooth wireless set in order for this mod to work.

HowTo: Make Your Own Custom Fit Earbud Headphones

Earbuds have always been a problem for me. Maybe I have abnormally shaped ears, but when I go running, my iPod Shuffle earbuds are a chronic distraction, always popping out. With the iPod Shuffle, you're bound by the Apple brand earbuds, as the controls are on the headphones rather than the device itself. Damn you, Apple.

How To: Open up an Apple iPod Classic MP3 player

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling an iPod Classic quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair or restoration. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their iPods without actually disassembling their units.

How To: Reset your 2nd gen iPod Nano

This is an Electronics video tutorial where you will learn how to reset your 2nd gen iPod Nano. The video plays a song for more than half the duration of the video clip. Then the presenter of the video clicks through the song and the iPod Nano breaks down. To reset it is a very simple and easy process. All that you got to do is to press set on the lower bottom of the control ring. Then wait for a little while and allow the iPod to reset. When it comes back on, select your song and play. You c...

How To: Reconnect the ribbon cable on 4th generation iPod

Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple procss of reconnecting the ribbon cable on a 4th generation iPod. Sometimes the ribbon cable that tethers both halves of the fourth generation iPod during the battery replacement process needs to be reattached to the logic board. Watch as one of our technicians illustrates this process and start listening to music again!

How To: Remove the SIM card from an iPhone

Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple process of removing the SIM card from an iPhone. It doesn't take much to pull the SIM card out of an Apple iPhone - just a small paperclip will do the trick. Check out how it's done by a technician in this tutorial video.

How To: Boost volume on your iPhone/iPod

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to boost the volume on an iPod Touch or iPhone. Begin by opening the iTunes program and select all the songs in your library. To select all the songs, simply press the Control and A keys. Then right-click and select Get Info. When a window pops up, click on Yes. Now click on the Options tab and set the Volume Adjustment to 100%. Finish by click OK. This video will benefit those viewers who have an iPod device, and would like to learn how to boost the ...

How To: Fix an iPod that shifts from logo to battery warning

This video shows how to fix an iPod which is stuck in a loop between battery warning to the apple logo. You will learn how to fix your iPod by watching this video. The procedure used in this video is to sync the iPod to the computer. Lock the iPod in disconnect mode so you can let it charge. You then wait for it to charge. You then tell I-tunes to restore the iPod to factory settings. If these steps don't work you need to replace the battery.

How To: Unlock a locked iPod

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unlock a locked iPod. Begin by connecting the iPod to your computer. It should fix itself automatically. If it doesn't press the Start button and select Control Panel. Click on Appearance and Personalization. Under Folder Options, select Show hidden files and folders. Check the box that says "Show hidden files and folders". Click Apply and then OK. Go to My Computer and open the iPod device. Select the Controls folder and click on Device. Delete th...

How To: Fix a wet iPod or iPhone

Have you ever dropped your iPhone or iPod in water? Learn how to fix it here. Water can be very damaging to electronics because of its conductivity. You can avoid short circuiting your device by following the directions in this tutorial. Discover why water can hurt your electronics and how to dry out a wet device from the inside out. Find out how to open the device and access the logic board. With materials as simple as a hair dryer and guitar pick, your device can be as good as new!

How To: Fix the Hold button on an Apple iPod Classic

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling, cleaning and reassembling an iPod Classic quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. You'll then see how to go about fixing a faulty Hold button. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their iPods without actually disassembling their units.

How To: Put music onto any iPod using the iTunes application

In this tutorial, we learn how to put music onto any iPod using the iTunes application. First, plug in your iPod to your computer via the USB cable. Then, open iTunes on your computer and find your music library. After this, you will find the songs that you want to put on your iPod and drag them to the file that has your iPod. If you want to transfer it all, just click the sync button on the bottom of the page. This will put everything you have downloaded to your iPod. When finished, you can ...

How To: Add and remove icons and apps on an iPod Touch

This video is in the Electronics category and you will learn how to add or delete applications and icons to your iPod Touch. First, if you want to add something, go to Safari. If you want to add the iPod Touch bookmark to your home page, go down to where it says ‘add’ and press it. Then select ‘add to home screen’, give it a name and press ‘add’. That’s it. In order to delete something, press down any icon till all icons start to wriggle. Then press the small circle on the left hand top corne...

How To: Replace an iPod battery without any tools

This how-to video demonstrates an easy, no anxiety, no pain way to replace an iPod battery that will have your iPod running for the other 2 years. These video instructions are good for: Ipod Video 30,60,40,80GB or Ipod Classic 80,160GB; as they all have the same structure. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to change the battery on an iPod without using any tools.

How To: Put music on an iPod shuffle using iTunes music

In this tutorial, we learn how to put music on an iPod shuffle using iTunes music. First, open up iTunes on your computer and then connect your iPod to your computer via the USB cable. From here, you will see the summary information about your iPod and other tabs at the top of the screen. From here, you will be able to manage your music that you already have on your computer. You can now select the music that you want to transfer, then drag it over to your iPod. After this loads, you will be ...

How To: Put photos on a jailbroken iPod/iPhone without iTunes

Have a jailbroken iPod Touch or iPhone? If so, adding pictures is a breeze. So breezy is it, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two minutes! For details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started transferring images to your iPod without going through iTunes, watch this helpful video guide.

How To: Transfer from iPod to your computer

iPods have changed the way we listen to and purchase music. Nothing could be more convenient than having your whole library in one small package. Unfortunately, if something happens to your computer, you can't get your music off the iPod. Now you can! This video will show you how to transfer music from your iPod Nano to your computer using a free program.

How To: Move MP3s from your iPod to your PC without software

Using a Windows PC, our host shows us how to retrieve the music off of an iPod and copy it to our hard drive. First he opens the "My Computer" icon and selects the iPod, which is shown as a hard drive. There are a few folders shown, such as Calendar and Contacts, but no Music folder. We are shown how to reveal the hidden files on this drive. A new folder appears, called "iPod Control." Once this is opened, we can see the Music folder. Inside the Music folder are many folders labeled in a seem...

How To: Copy music from your iPod back to your PC's hard drive

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to copy music from am iPod device to a computer. Users will need to download the program, Copy Trans Suite. The download link for this program is located in the video description. Once downloaded, double-click on the file and follow the instructions to install the program. Once installed, open the program and select Copy Trans. Now connect your iPod device into your computer. Users can manual select the songs or select them all at once and then click ...

How To: Put iPod video on an Xbox 360

Ballinguy556 shows you how to put iPod video on an XBox 360. First, you need to take your USB wire that goes with your iPod. Plug the USB wire into the front USB port of you XBox Rest your XBox on top of your XBox 360. Your iPod is now on top and therefore on your 360. You can also place it on your 360 controller by placing it on your controller. That is how you get your iPod on your 360.