How To Revive An Old iPod

[tabby title=”Overview”] This tutorial is for those of you that love to tear apart old technology to make it useful again. Someone gave me a broken 5th Generation iPod classic, and in this video I show you how to fix it and upgrade it to something awesome!


[tabby title=”Links”] Where to buy the parts: http://www.tarkan.info/store
Rockbox Download: http://www.rockbox.org

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Partner Project 13: Mobile Apps

In part 13 of the Partner Project, we discuss different options for making your website or Youtube channel mobile by showing you paid and free options for making mobile apps for your content.

For those interested in coding your own apps from scratch, here’s the links to the individual developer portals for each phone:

For Apple: http://developer.apple.com/ ($99)
For Windows Phone 7: http://create.msdn.com/en-US/ ($99)
And forJava Phones (which is essentially all dumb phones): http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/index-jsp-135888.html ($0)
And here’s the free App creator programs available:
AppInventor (Android): http://info.appinventor.mit.edu
Andromo (Android): http://www.andromo.com – splits add revenue with you 50/50
AppMakr (Android, iOS, WP7): http://www.appmakr.com
Conduit (All Smartphone Platforms): http://mobile.conduit.com – splits add revenue with you after your app becomes popular
If you’re using the app for a Youtube channel, here’s an extra tips to help you along:
To embed your Youtube Channel as an RSS feed, use this format:
feed://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/users/YOUR_CHANNEL/uploads
Where YOUR_CHANNEL is the name of your Youtube channel.

Tinkernut Remix Winner



Congratulations to all the participants

Winner:
marijoeres –




This episode of Tinkernut shows you how to adjust music by time and BPM to create the ultimate playlist.

MixMesiter: http://www.mixmeister.com/bpmanalyzer/bpmanalyzer.asp
Tangerine (Mac): http://www.potionfactory.com/blog/2006/10/18/introducing-tangerine
Taps Per Minute: http://www.all8.com/tools/bpm.htm

Audacity – http://audacity.sourceforge.net

Best Music For A Workout (Article): http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/10/fashion/10fitness.html?_r=1
How to create the ultimate workout playlist (Article):
http://lifehacker.com/5622382/creating-the-ultimate-exercise-playlist

Convert DVD’s to iPod for free



This video will show you some free programs to use for converting DVD’s to play on iPod’s or other portable media devices. For all the links used in this video, as well as alternatives for Mac users, please refer to the link below:

This video will show you some free programs to use for converting DVD’s to play on iPod’s or other portable media devices. You can find the links to the software used in the video below:


DVD Fab (free) -http://www.dvdfab.com/free.htm

Handbrake (free) – http://handbrake.fr/?article=download

iTunes (free) – http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/


FOR MAC USERS: As I do not have a Mac, I cannot test this method, but a free program to remove dvd encryption is MacTheRipper. Once it has ripped the DVD to your computer, you can then use Handbrake to convert it as shown in the video.