MAKE Flickr photo pool member Irregular Shed shows how easy it is to give an old MP3 a new life –
“This is how long it took to install a different operating system – the rather excellent Rockbox – on an iPod Mini. It fits on one screen, and includes me forgetting what operating system I was using in the first place (where I typed ‘ls’ instead of ‘dir’).
What does it do? Loads of cool things that the standard iPod software can’t, like play OGG files, be skinnable and emulate a 48k Spectrum. And it’s available for iPods, iRivers and Archos media players, and is good. “ – Link.
(This makes a great gift, pick up an old player, zap it and give wrap it up!)