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The iPod - More Than Just A Tool To Hear Music

Aug 18, 2007
When you think of the word iPod, you automatically think music. But the fact is that the iPod can do more than just let you hear music. iPod can be used to view videos and store pictures. In fact some iPods can store up to 7,500 songs, 25,000 photos and 1,000 videos.

There are also games that can be found on the iPod. These games are nothing for Playstation or the Xbox to worry about graphically, but they will help pass the time if in line somewhere and need to kill a little extra time. There are four different games. These games include Brick, Parachute, Solitaire and Music Quiz. Music Quiz plays a piece of a song that you have to guess. It gets the songs from your play list.

iPods are also being used to organize. Not to be confused with PDAs, but iPods do come in handy with keeping contacts and if you need to have a calendar handy. Microsoft Outlook Express or Outlook can be used to synchronize for contacts and the calendar. Address Book is used for Mac users.

With the iPods impressive 30 to 60 gigabytes, it can handle more than just music, videos and photos. The iPod can be used to transfer large files or even as some form of backup. If your digital camera memory card becomes full, you can offload the pictures from the card to your iPod and erase the memory card to take more pictures. With the iPod, you could show those pictures as a slideshow.

It was pretty exciting to be able to see videos on iPods, but now for a small fee you can download TV shows and movies off the Internet and able to put them on your iPod and watch them where ever you go. With the Apples M2 Convert software, you could also transfer your DVDs or Multimedia to files that can be used to watch on your iPod.

In addition, the iPod can be turned into a small recorder if iTalk, Podzilla or BelkinVoice are installed on it. With iTalk or Podzilla the iPod records audio. You are able to record your own voice if you wanted to. FM transmitters are being sold for the iPod. With this all you have to do is find the right radio station and your can hear all of your favorite music from your iPod on your car radio or any other radio you might be listening too.

With the Griffins iBeam software, you will be able to turn your iPod into a laser pointer or a flashlight. Podtender is a program for all you bartenders out there. With over 900 mixed drinks you will become very popular at all the parties you attend if you bring along your iPod.

Podgourmet will make you just as popular in the kitchen. This program has 260 recipes and is also available for vegans containing 277 recipes. iPod Weddings is becoming very popular too. A way for the bride and groom to save money is to purchase an iPod instead of hiring a DJ for their wedding reception. These programs will not only give them complete control over every song played at their wedding, but also the order it will be played in, too. Plus, when the reception is done they not only have their wedding song and every other song played at their wedding, but they will have the iPod as their own wedding gift to themselves. With the right software and know how you can use your iPod as a remote to almost anything in your house that you want.

Wake up with your iPod. If you set the alarm on your iPod and then set the alarm on your alarm clock for the exact time and find the right radio frequency you could wake up listing to all your favorite songs on your iPod through your alarm clock.

You could also use your iPod to catch up on all that reading you have been meaning to do. You can read audio books on your iPod. With all the great software thats out there for your iPod and all the many resources on the Internet you can look up, you can do an abundant amount of things with the iPod.
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