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also knowing the past tense of "jailbreak" would be cool

I just jailbreaked (jailbroke?) my iPod Touch. What are the must-have apps, modifications, etc that I should get for it? I'm running iOS 6. I'm particularly interested in good Notification Center widgets, since that seems to be the biggest thing that can't be done through the regular App Store. Recommendations for good themes would be swell too. [more inside]
posted by NoraReed on Feb 5, 2013 - 6 answers

Help me use my nails as an iPod touch stylus.

I've seen the Nano Nails product that is supposed to turn your fingernails into a capacative stylus. I like this idea, but they aren't out yet, and anyway I want to do my nails myself! What can I use that's lightweight to attach to my fingernail so that it conducts enough electricity to operate an iPod Touch? [more inside]
posted by NoraReed on Jan 17, 2013 - 6 answers

Why are the apps locked and nothing else is?

We gave my husband's old iphone (3GS) to our son, filled with apps. Only now, I can't update, change, or do anything to the apps in itunes. This is probably easy. Help? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Dec 23, 2012 - 6 answers

Kyoto via iPod/smartphone/tablet

I'm going to Kyoto for a two-day visit in November, but with only an iPod Touch 4 in my jacket pocket as I'd like to avoid bringing a heavy guidebook/backpack as I walk around exploring all day. What PDFs/docs/apps/downloads can help make my visit amazing, or at least easier? [more inside]
posted by mdonley on Oct 7, 2012 - 11 answers

Recommend a reminder / alarm app

I'm looking for an iOS (iPod Touch) app that will allow me to set up a whole lot of alarms like this: At 9:00 AM every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, make a noise and pop up a notice that says, "Go to Gym." [more inside]
posted by BrashTech on Aug 4, 2012 - 11 answers

Writing App that Syncs

Recommendations for a clean, simple, functional writing app that will sync documents between a desktop Mac, ipad, and iphone/ipod touch. [more inside]
posted by The ____ of Justice on Feb 18, 2012 - 8 answers

I want to update spreadsheets through my apple devices. How?

Spreadsheet sadness on iphone/ipad. How to update a spreadsheet through these devices? [more inside]
posted by The ____ of Justice on Jan 10, 2012 - 5 answers

iPod touch offline tips please

What is the easiest way to dump and or sync a directory (or two) of documents to my iPod Touch (v4?) 32Gb iOS 5.0.1 for access when offline. I want to use my iPod Touch as my sole computing device when travelling abroad and was hoping there was a way to dump a bunch of data onto it. pdfs, txt files, .docs, pngs, jpgs, travel details, notes, reading material etc. Generally I wont' have Wi-Fi access so I want offline apps / offline storage tips. [more inside]
posted by mary8nne on Dec 11, 2011 - 13 answers

No Cloud Sync Please for Notes App

Looking for iphone/ipod touch notes app with NO cloud sync. [more inside]
posted by The ____ of Justice on Sep 26, 2011 - 6 answers

iPod Touch/iPhone guitar/mandolin tuner app recommendations.

iPod Touch/iPhone guitar/mandolin tuner app recommendations, please. [more inside]
posted by Alvy Ampersand on Aug 26, 2011 - 9 answers

Awesome Adultish Adventure Games for iPhone/iPod Touch?

Seriously awesome adventure games for the iphone/ipod touch? [more inside]
posted by The ____ of Justice on Aug 23, 2011 - 19 answers

Can I cancel my AT&T service and use my iPhone as an iPod Touch?

Apple says that if you upgrade to a new iPhone, you can use the old one as an iPod Touch. Can you do that without upgrading? [more inside]
posted by brianogilvie on Aug 7, 2011 - 19 answers

Self-improvement via iPod

I'd like to find a use for my iPod touch that will, in some way, enrich my life more than just playing endless games of Drop7. Some ideas I've had: reading great literature in ebook form; memory training; becoming more virtuous; studying a foreign language. What other things can I do?
posted by yankeefog on Aug 4, 2011 - 22 answers

Changing from iPod Touch to iPhone - help!

Just got a new iPhone; already had an iPod Touch. What apps do I want now? What do I need to know? [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jun 20, 2011 - 10 answers

Is it worth paying to have my iPod Touch fixed?

2nd generation iPod Touch isn't syncing properly. Is it worth fixing or should I just look into buying a refurbished one? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Feb 24, 2011 - 8 answers

Gift: Old iPhone -> iPod Touch

We're giving our niece an old iPhone 3G to use as an iPod Touch. What do we need to do? I restored it, which seemed to have deleted everything. Took out the SIM card. Looks like it works fine. The only hitch is that the device still thinks it's a phone with phone app icon. And when connected to iTunes it shows my wife's phone number. I think this is only an aesthetic issue. Doesn't bother me that our niece knows her aunt's phone number. Are there any other issues to consider? Will a SIM card be needed for future updates? Should I attempt jail breaking? It's running the latest iOS, for better or worse.
posted by timnyc on Dec 22, 2010 - 4 answers

I've virtually tracked down my missing/stolen iPod Touch, and have discovered all sorts of personal information about the person who is now using it. How can I reclaim it?

I've virtually tracked down my missing/stolen iPod Touch, and have discovered all sorts of personal information about the person who is now using it. How can I reclaim it? [Details inside-- this one's a detective story] [more inside]
posted by stilly on Oct 28, 2010 - 78 answers

Squashing down the bugs

What is the best way to get a job in fixing bugs in computer or mobile software? [more inside]
posted by antgly on Oct 15, 2010 - 12 answers

Online Multiplayer Games for the iPhone and Ipod Touch Recommendations?

What multiplayer games can we play on the iPhone / iPod Touch over the internet? [more inside]
posted by backwards guitar on Sep 15, 2010 - 13 answers

No more pinching or zooming for me.

The iPhone Stylesheet for MetaFilter pb created is oh so nice. What are some other websites that have awesome dedicated iPhone versions?
posted by 2bucksplus on Aug 27, 2010 - 11 answers

I'm hungry. RSS feed me.

What's the best application for syncing RSS feeds between a Mac and an iPod Touch? [more inside]
posted by divisjm on Aug 10, 2010 - 9 answers

Why bother call it AIRPLANE mode if you can't use it on an AIRPLANE?

What's Up With THAT?! Filter: On a recent flight, I was told that an iPhone - even on Airplane mode - was an unapproved device and needed to be fully shut off. Um. Why? [more inside]
posted by grapefruitmoon on Jun 27, 2010 - 32 answers

Techno-luddite wants an iPhone, maybe?

Another iPhone vs. iPod Touch question. Which one would be best for my needs? Details follow... [more inside]
posted by Maude_the_destroyer on Feb 16, 2010 - 20 answers

What does the iPhone have that the iPod touch doesn't have?

iPhone vs. iPod Touch: Besides the phone and the camera, what can you do on an iPhone that you CAN'T do with an iPod Touch? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Feb 6, 2010 - 37 answers

iPod touch, iPhone or something else

My husband is going away. Combine that with me taking the kid tripping around Europe. Add to that said kid's cheap digital camera has died. We live in the UK. [more inside]
posted by Megami on Feb 1, 2010 - 9 answers

Offline maps with custom POIs for iPod Touch/iPhone?

Offline maps for the iPod Touch/iPhone, and custom points of interest (POIs). Is there any software that can do this? [more inside]
posted by rxrfrx on Jan 28, 2010 - 2 answers

iPhone without a SIM card vs. iPod Touch

I'm being offered an iPhone for the same price as an iPod Touch, which I've been planning to get; which one should I get? What's the difference? Also, I may be switching from AT&T to T-Mobile soon; if I do, will I be able to use the unlocked iPhone without incurring charges for the internet like AT&T does automatically? [more inside]
posted by hotdiggitydog on Dec 26, 2009 - 18 answers

Google Offline for iPod Touch

On the iPod touch, how do mail and calendars work when you are not connected to wifi? [more inside]
posted by rossination on Dec 24, 2009 - 11 answers

How can I download a free US-only iPhone app from the UK

I'm in the UK and want to download a free app that is only available through the US iTunes/App Store. I have memberships of both the UK and US iTunes stores, but unfortunately the credit card on my US account has expired. When it comes to the point at which I download the app (on either the computer or the phone) it asks for an updated credit card. If I could convince someone to "lend" me their iTunes login details for a short while, even if there was no money on their card, would this work? Anyone tried this or willing to help?
posted by skylar on Oct 3, 2009 - 12 answers

I want an iPhone, but not AT&T

What's the best way to turn an iPod touch into an iPhone? [more inside]
posted by jasondbarr on Sep 26, 2009 - 27 answers

The App that Doesn't Seem to Exist

Looking for a iphone/ipod touch calendar/todo app with specific requirements. Does it exist? [more inside]
posted by thisperon on Aug 30, 2009 - 7 answers

Can I use my Blackberry Bold AT&T SIM Card in an iPhone?

Can I use my Blackberry Bold AT&T SIM Card in an iPhone? My internet research has left me with the following impression: If the SIM card is linked to a blackberry data plan, when I put it in the iPhone I will not have data, only voice. [more inside]
posted by thankyoumuchly on Jun 22, 2009 - 7 answers

Why buy an iPod touch now?

iPhone Vs. iPod touch: Is the Touch now basically useless for anyone willing to jump through a few hoops? [more inside]
posted by alhadro on Jun 8, 2009 - 11 answers

Does free wifi exist to make the iPod Touch worth it?

Is an iPod Touch really a viable alternative to the iPhone? Details inside, of course. [more inside]
posted by peanut_mcgillicuty on Mar 31, 2009 - 19 answers

Help us get through the "Great Escape" level of Rolando!

Help us get through the "Great Escape" level of Rolando! [more inside]
posted by AmbroseChapel on Mar 23, 2009 - 3 answers

This iPod thing ought to be a useful navigation tool.

Is there a good way to carry around maps on an iPod Touch for offline viewing, without jailbreaking the thing? Taking screenshots from Google and transferring them to the iPod is inelegant and unsatisfactory, but I can't find anything in the iTunes store that looks like it will do this. Does anybody know of either an app that I've overlooked or an acceptable hack?
posted by nowonmai on Jan 31, 2009 - 11 answers

how to create your own apps for your iPod

How can you make or have made an iPhone app? [more inside]
posted by dog food sugar on Jan 1, 2009 - 13 answers

Net Nany for iPhone/iPod Touch?

Is there a Net Nanny equivalent for the iPhone/iPod Touch? [more inside]
posted by Ike_Arumba on Dec 5, 2008 - 8 answers

RSS News with cache for iPhone?

RSS News with cache for iPhone? [more inside]
posted by joelf on Nov 26, 2008 - 6 answers

iPhone password manager that syncs with Windows

Best iPhone password manager -- needs to sync with Windows (without storing on internet) -- How do I do this? [more inside]
posted by chefscotticus on Nov 13, 2008 - 6 answers

Where Are Those Files?

iPhone/iPod Touch question: what is the absolute filepath for the directories created by the AirSharing app? I want to be able to point an app that only runs on a jailbroken device to the files I have copied from my PC, and the software developer won't answer the question because they don't support jailbroken devices.
posted by briank on Nov 12, 2008 - 3 answers

Now, explain it to me like I'm a four-year-old.

iPod Touch/iPhone app development for utter idiots. [more inside]
posted by Iteki on Oct 13, 2008 - 5 answers

iPhone 3G migration & best practices

Migrating from iPod Touch to iPhone? [more inside]
posted by Mutant on Jul 6, 2008 - 5 answers

The eternal battle: iPhone vs. iPod Touch: which is right for me?

Should I ask for an iPhone or an iPod Touch for Christmas? My usage specs inside. I need some perspective and some insight from current users of both. [more inside]
posted by MadamM on Nov 28, 2007 - 24 answers

How to serve HTML out of a compressed archive?

I want to serve lots of different static HTML files out of a single compressed archive, to save disk space on the server. Is there a quick and easy solution for this? [more inside]
posted by Galvatron on Nov 17, 2007 - 8 answers

You've got the Touch? So... uhh... now what?

How to get the most out of the wifi/browser capabilities of my Ipod Touch? [more inside]
posted by ph00dz on Oct 19, 2007 - 4 answers

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