Category Archives: iPod

Free iPod Nano 6th Generation Replacement Program

Do you want Free iPod Nano 6th Generation? Good news for iPod Nano 1st Gen owner. Apple has launch a replacement program for all you! Some iPod Nano 1st Gen owner reported receive a box from Apple to recall back the problematic iPod Nano.

Why need Replacement Program?

The iPod Nano 1st Gen may overheat and pose safety issue. It was due to battery manufacturing defect. Apple willing to take up the responsibility even it has come to end of product, after 5 years.

Who can get Replacement?

Affected iPod nano were sold between September 2005 and December 2006. Are you one of them? Click here to check your serial number whether it is eligible for this replacement program.

If your iPod Nano is in the list, order a replacement now! Yes, it is Free. ;) Why not?

By the way, how to identify whether your iPod Nano is 1st Gen? It has a black or white plastic front and a silver metal back.

Unfortunately, I don’t see Malaysia in the country list. Anyone here has iPod Nano 1st Gen try to contact Apple Store?

Apple iPod touch 4G the New Toy!

If you’re still confuse to get which iPod model, this iPod touch 4G definitely the best model so far!

Apple announced the new iPod touch 4G, packed with incredible new features including Apple’s stunning Retina display, FaceTime video calling, HD video recording, Apple’s A4 chip, 3-axis gyro, iOS 4.1 and Game Center—all combined in the thinnest and lightest iPod touch ever.

Basically it is similar to iPhone 4G except phone call function.

5 Reasons to Buy iPod touch 4G

  • FaceTime – The first video call app on iPod touch, and it is free over wifi connection.
  • Retina Display – 960×640 high resolution in 3.5-inch multi-touch screen.
  • HD video recording – You can record, edit and share stunning HD video. Ideal toy for video blogger.
  • Faster performance with Apple A4 processor
  • Longer battery life - features up to 40 hours of music playback and seven hours of video playback on a single battery charge.

It is selling at 8GB USD $229 (RM829), 32GB $299 (Rm1079) and 64GB $399 (RM1399). A lot cheaper compare to the price previous years. Continue reading

iPhone Essential Apps Directory

For iPhone / iPod touch owner, what is your essential apps? Gizmodo has come out an Essential Apps Directory with monthly update.

Gizmodo Essential Apps Directory

Most of the apps inside I never see before. Some saw before but don’t need or already have similar app. There are total of 67 apps listed as essential.

I’m curious to know how many essential apps I have in my iPod touch 2nd Gen. I count one by one then found own only 8 of them! Means 12% out of 67 essential apps. Anyway, that’s enough for me :) Continue reading

World First iPhone Worm Rick-Rolls Wallpaper

Warning to iPhone / iPod touch owners. Your MAC mobile doesn’t 100% free from worm or virus anymore!

The First iPhone Worm Discovered

Australian iPhone users reported their iPhone infected by a worm that has changed their wallpaper to an image of 1980s pop star Rick Astley. It seems harmless with just wallpaper change, but could mean more serious attacks in future.

Infected iPhone lock screen changed to Rick Astley wallpaper with the message

ikee is never going to give you up

In fact, the message come from Rick’s best known hit song “Never Gonna Give You up”. Perhaps the hacker is one of his BIG fan? Continue reading

iPod Game – Need For Speed Undercover

My new favorite iPod touch game – Need For Speed Undercover. It is an awesome 3D racing game. Best ever racing game in iPod in term of its 3D graphics, Performance, Realistic, Story line, and Multiple race mode. The cars are real too!

There are 20 different dream cars for purchase, from Nissan to Porsche. You win the race, earn money and upgrade performance like Boost, Acceleration, Speed and Handling. If not, also can upgrade visual looks such as Body color, Spoiler, Body kit and so on.

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iPod Touch Maps Enhancer

Map is important for travel, especially self travel. It is not cheap to get a detail map. I want to get detail map for few countries prepare for my trip next year: Macau, Zhuhai, ShenZhen, Hong Kong. I didn’t any Zhuhai’s map exist in travel magazine.

It is time to explore more power in iPod touch! How good if I can utilise iPod touch “Maps” feature offline. The Maps app detail enough for me, it includes some place of interest, hotel name, location name, and subway station.

Google Map Enhancer

There are so many offline maps app but most of them retrieve map from Open Street Map which is too rough. They don’t have details and even don’t have road map for some locations. The best still Google Maps! Continue reading

iPod Touch as Travel Guide

With cheap ticket from AirAsia, we are travelling more especially young ones. Self tour or backpackers are so common nowadays. I wish to have my own self tour experience too.

Am targeting ShenZhen, ZhuHai and Hong Kong self tour on next year. Yes, self tour for more adventure, more flexible time and less product selling shop. My experience in Shanghai and Seoul told me group tour want us spend more money on their affiliated shop so they get better commissions.

Electronic Travel Guide

Since self tour don’t have tour guide, we need to plan trip by ourself. Travel guide book in bookstore could provide more ideas on attractions, things to do, transport and food. Continue reading