iPod sounds betray itself

iPod sounds betray itself

makepod.jpgI love reading stories like this one on NewScientist. Nils Schneider reverse engineered the iPod’s firmware to access the LCD, clickwheel and hard drive. We use a Linux’ed iPod for MAKE:audio to do most of our recordings in 96khz. Reading about some of the history as well as the details of this remarkable example in creative problem solving is a treat. Speaking of iPodLinux if you use Apple’s latest update on your 3G iPod you’ll lose your Linux boot up ability, but don’t fret- according to everythingdigital.org you can re-install it. I’ve yet to update mine, so this is good news.

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