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How much time would pass before overwriting data on iPod/iPhone flash memory results in failure?

Just for the sake of this question. Let's say I have a file that fills my iPod completely, and I set an automated test to save this file into my iPod and overwrite it, non stop. How much time will ...
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Can I control the shutter speed of a photo from an iPod Touch 4th gen?

Is there a Camera app that will let me control the shutter speed of a 4th gen iPod Touch? Camera+ for some reason doesn't support this. Edit: I mean shutter speed, not exposure.
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How come Quicktime plays .avi files but iTunes doesn't?

I think I might be missing something but it seems like Quicktime is happy playing my .avi movies but iTunes isn't. So I have to go through the rigmarole of converting .avi to .mp4 with iTunes before ...
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Screen refresh rates on mobile devices [closed]

Are there any hand held devices, PDA , phones or pads that have a screen refresh rate of 120Hz.
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Getting a rented movie from iPod touch back to the PC

I just rented a movie using iTunes on Windows 7 and then transferred the movie to my 4th gen iPod touch using drag & drop. It has disapeared from the list on the PC, and I have not started ...
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why does itunes “optimize” my photos every time i sync

Every time I sync my ipod touch, I sit there and watch "optimizing photos x of 1000" which takes forever. To be clear, I am not adding any more photos. Shouldn't this only be a one time thing to ...
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Can a jailbroken iPhone and a non-jailbroken iPod Touch operate on the same machine/itunes

I have a iPod touch that is not jailbroken. Recently I was given a jailbroken iPhone by somebody. I want to know if I can use both devices with the same iTunes installed on my laptop? Will using a ...
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Is adding a GPS cradle to the iPod touch worthwhile?

I am looking for a GPS that will guide me on hikes and travel from point A to point B without loss of signal in remote areas. I have found this accessory for the iPod touch that enables GPS location ...
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Is there a good, non-Google Reader RSS reader for iPhone/iPod?

I'm looking for an app to read RSS feeds on my iPod Touch. I saw Reeder, but it looks like it only interoperates with Google Reader, as far as I can tell -- you can't just add an arbitrary RSS feed. ...
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How do I get good quality photos onto an iPod Touch?

When I sync my photos with the iPod Touch, the photos are put on as very low quality. They do not even look good at full screen size and do not cope with zooming in to see details. I can't find a ...
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iPod Touch Connected To WiFi But Bars Don’t Appear In Status Bar

This only just started happening. Settings reports I am connected to the network, and I can browse the web in Safari, update apps, receive emails etc., but next to where it says "iPod" in the status ...
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Can iPod touch 5th gen use older versions of apps?

I know it's possible to drag and drop an older version of an app from apps you downloaded in your iTunes onto your iPod but will this work with the new iPod touch 5th gen? I was gonna get the iPod ...
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How to delete an app stuck in update mode?

Several months ago the Groupon app had an update which I selected, but it never completed the update. It always shows up on the update list and when you tap it, it shows "Updating". The progress bar ...
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Use internal speakers while headphones are plugged in to iPod touch 5th generation

An audio plug that was used to connect to speakers is stuck in the audio jack of my iPod touch 5th generation and I can't get it out. Is there a way to change the settings so I can only use the ...
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stop Ipod from asking for old Apple ID password

Recently, I've changed my Apple ID because my old E-mail has been hacked. Now that I set the new one as my apple ID, the old Apple account still appears when I open almost all my apps on my Ipod Touch ...
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Recovering a locked iPod Touch

My kid has an iPod touch that has locked from too many attempts to enter the passcode for 22 million seconds. He did this before and I connected to iTunes and it successfully unlocked it. However, I ...
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iPod Touch 5th generation; iMessages and Facetime doesn't work

I recently got my iPod Touch, and a couple days ago, I was signed out of FaceTime and iMessage (not by my own doing) and I haven't been able to log back in. I have already tryed changing my DNS to ...
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I deleted songs right off my iPod, why are they again in my iPod after syncing?

I have 887 songs in my iTunes library, and last night I deleted some of them right off my iPod touch, 4th generation. At the end I got 769, and in the morning I connected my iPod to iTunes, I did some ...
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Install iOS 5.1.1 on iPod touch 4th gen not jailbroken with current iOS 4.1

I have an iPod 4th generation which is never jailbroken with iOS 4.1 and want to update it to 5.1.1. I downloaded the .ipsw file. On clicking ⌥ alt/option + Restore in iTunes (10.7) and selecting the ...
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iPod Touch will charge but won't play when connected to a Sony docking system

I bought a Sony ICF-CS15iP docking system and my iPod will charge when I connect it, but it will not play music through the speakers. This is my 3rd docking system and I have had the same problem with ...
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Can Apple calendar (that comes with the iPod touch) re-order tasks?

I would like to re-order my task lists in the Apple calendar that came with my iPod Touch. Is there any way to do this besides setting times for each task? I prefer to label most of my tasks as "all ...
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How to remove/reset mp3 from ipod?

I'm trying to remove some artists from the iPod, but it's not working. I can remove in the iTunes, and sync, but when I look in the iPod, they are still there. The iTunes show more "empty space" in ...
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iPod Touch thinks it's full when it isn't

I just got a refurbished iPod Touch. I synced it to my work computer rather than my Mac at home because it is mainly for PodCasts. It was working great, until I put my music on iTunes over a network ...
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New digitizer stopped working after 30 seconds [closed]

I plugged a brand new digitizer into my 2g iPod touch and I wanted to test it before I clip it in. It worked great at first and I managed to click with it for about 30 seconds, while not moving the ...
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iPod Touch Updates

Since I've upgraded from an iPod classic to a Touch, I've had a number of times when I've synced with iTunes and tracks have not been correctly updated, that is, they have not been marked as played ...
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Does performance degrade between iOS 3.1 and 4.1 for the iPod Touch 2nd gen?

I noticed a considerable performance degradation when updating to iOS 4.0; enough to downgrade back to 3.1.x. Has that issue been completely resolved in 4.1? Having to downgrade again would be a pain. ...
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How to recover iPod touch 2G stuck on green screen and Apple logo?

I have an iPod Touch 2G, I have been trying to switch it on for a few days but it won't. When I plug it in my laptop a green screen appears then it is stuck on the apple logo. I tried to start it in ...
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Which generation is my iPod touch?

I just bought an iPhone 5, and was planning on listing my (what I thought, was) 5th generation iPod touch I bought last year, but Glyde and Apple support both claim there are only 32GB and 64GB 5th ...
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Replace cracked iOS app with purchased app without losing data

I've done jailbreak a few weeks ago to try some new apps and games before buying them. Today I've updated my iPod touch to a new version and I've purchased some apps I liked. To sync iPod touch with ...
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Why are certain games only available on iPad?

I recently bought a 5th generation iPod touch. I searched for "Magic 2014" but was greeted with the message: "Magic 2014 is only available on Apple iPad". Why are certain games iPad only?
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What can be done more with an old ipod touch(First generation)

Hi I had an I pod touch (first generation) with version : 1.1.5(4B1) which I bought from EBAy long time back in 2008 I had installed latest ITunes and browsing if I can find any applications that ...
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What's the differences between the iPod Touch calendar and the iPhone calendar?

What's the differences between the iPod Touch calendar and the iPhone calendar?
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Why won't my iPod Touch play in Bose SoundDock speakers anymore?

I have owned and enjoyed the Bose SoundDock speakers for a number of years; during this time it has worked great with my iPod Mini, Video iPod, and iPod Touch. The speakers have an iPod dock that you ...
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Installing App using iTunes

I've downloaded a game from iTunes to my PC and want to install it in my iPod Touch. I've synced it so many times, but can't install the app. Can you tell me how to do it?
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Will an iPod touch suffice for testing iOS apps?

I am buying a testing device for iPhone apps. I cannot afford an iPhone 4 so I am thinking to buy an iPod touch. Can I use an iPod touch for testing iPhone apps? What will be impossible to test on an ...
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When I power off the iPod, and restart it, does it re-open all previously open applications?

On the last week I powered off the iPod at least once per day, but today I noticed that in the multitasking tray there were applications I have not used in the past weeks. Are those applications ...
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Can a 2nd Generation iPod Touch be upgraded past 2.2.1?

I've got an iPod Touch 2nd Gen. It has Software Version 2.2.1. When I click 'Check for Update' in iTunes it says it's already running the latest version. Is iTunes right? I thought I could update ...
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Open recently closed page on iOS

I know on iPad you can press and hold the new tab button to re-open recently closed tabs, but is there any similar functionality on an iPod/iPhone?
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Pressing the home button twice to uncover background apps. Does closing them count as freeing memory?

If I'm about to play a demanding 3D game, would closing this background apps be of any benefit to my battery or overall performance?
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Why doesn't my new iPod Touch have a camera?

I got a new, 32gb iPod Touch for my birthday in August, and I really love it. It's faster than my old one and holds all my songs, but I thought it would have a camera. I don't know much about the ...
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Will updating my iPod delete my files?

I am going to update my iPod to the newest software and was wondering if this will delete the files? Most of my songs are from my old computer which I now longer have, so I no longer have the songs ...
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Is this a feasible security measure for my retail iPod Touches?

I'm considering using several iPod Touch devices as mobile computers in a retail setting. If I did do this, I'd have to provide some measure of security for them. I'm thinking of using the retail ...
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Fastest way to get to camera in iOS?

There are a few different states an iOS device might be in when one wants to capture a memory really fast: Power off, with a PIN or password screen Power off, no PIN or password, but need to "slide ...
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Downgrading to iOS 4 on my iPod Touch from iOS 5

I installed iOS 5 on my iPod Touch 3rd Generation, but it slows everything down. I want to put it back to iOS 4. How can I do this?
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Why can't some images in the pdf be viewed on iBook of iPad or iPod Touch?

I have iPod Touch and iPad (version 1). I noticed some images on pdf cannot be viewed on the iBook. Why? Edit The following are my pdf ebooks that cannot be viewed by iBook: Pro ASP.NET MVC 2 ...
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In itunes 10, where is the “ Store Full Resolution Photos” option?

I can't seem to find this option any more. has it moved ??
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iPod 2G not allowing sync of supported video

I have some videos that I would like to copy onto an old iPod Touch 2Gen for my daughter, so that she doesn't have to see the horror of YouTube. The specs for the device (as taken from here) show ...
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How can I restore my iPod touch using a different computer?

I've had my 5th-gen iPod for a while now, and my computer broke a while back, lost iTunes and everything. Also I can't remember my Apple ID. There was never any need to connect it after I first did to ...
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Options for repairing iPod Touch with broken glass

I've got an 4th-gen iPod Touch with thoroughly smashed glass. What are my options for repair? It sounds like Apple charges about $200 There are third-party repair-by-mail services that charge ...
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Too many apps; not enough space on my iPod

I have a new PC. I have never used auto sync because I have more data than space on my iPod and I swap songs, movies, photos, and apps back and forth. My new PC now has all my music and photos on it ...