Recently, I have been interested with ipod nano.
It's so small, sleek, plays musics, views photos, but it lacks somth, Video!
Yes it can't play video files! I know the screen is too small but it is fun if it can
Anyone who already have an ipod, espcially ipod nano,
now you can play uncompressed video file and play games, yes games!
How is this possible? well all you need is to install customized Linux OS on your ipod,
do I have to have a Linux computer?? No, you can do this on windows too especially windows XP,
well using linux emulator, check this out.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1ABhW7lYA8 (play games)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQyOrIFskDE (play video clip)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDOP5swuC-Q (play iDooM)
http://ipodlinux.org/Main_Page (for mac installation just follow the main page)
Do this at your own risk.
Here's how you do it:
(GUI guided installation)
http://ipodlinux.org/Installer_2 (official installer)
this is how you convert the video files so it can be played on the Nano:
Damn easy, I might get this ipod nano, but then again the current max storage capacity is 4gb,
that's too small to keep uncompressed video files,
I might wait for 8Gb, umm but some said the 8Gb will have the video features on it, who knows.
but...there is possiblity to upgrade you nano storage capacity to 8Gb, here's how:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQ108kePOL0 (disassemble your ipod nano video)
anybody want to take a bite?
I like the black ipod nano better, but it looks like it shows show finger prints and scratches easier.