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I still want all of my music in my pocket

My nearly-full 120GB iPod classic just bit the dust. What are my best options for replacing it, given that an equal or greater storage capacity is required? [more inside]
posted by polymath on Aug 11, 2014 - 20 answers

Play my Shuffle on the road

Is it possible to use an adapter to play an iPod shuffle with a female audio jack through an FM transmitter with a 30-pin iPod connector? [more inside]
posted by little_c on Nov 4, 2011 - 4 answers

Will there be a new high capacity iPod soon?

My trusty 60gig iPod finally bit the dust. Capacity is crucial to me. Should I buy a new 160gig iPod Classic, or is there a general consensus that Apple will be releasing something new soon for the high-capacity iPod crowd?
posted by inweaknessbe on Feb 18, 2011 - 12 answers

Best portable music player for a finnicky music collector?

I can't really be looking for the Holy Grail of MP3 players, can I? Big drive, SSD, straightforward file management and control over my music collection - too much to ask? Which one do I pick, or how do I make a current one in to what I want? [more inside]
posted by regicide is good for you on Jan 2, 2011 - 13 answers

iPod replacement halp

My original iPod Mini, circa 2004, has finally died. I need to replace it with another mp3 player with an FM transmitter. What would you fine folks out there recommend? [more inside]
posted by Mountain Goatse on Oct 30, 2010 - 12 answers

Apple Touch features

Apple Touch feature question: can the new Touch remember which particular song or video I was playing in each of several folders, and the point at which I stopped listening to the song or video, so that later I can get back to it quickly? These are features that Tivo has nailed for TV recording and I'd love to find an mp3 + pocket video player that can do the same thing. If not the Touch, is there another portable player that can do those things?
posted by paphun123 on Oct 1, 2010 - 10 answers

Cheaper, comparable alternative to iPod classic?

I'm looking for suggestions for an iPod alternative. My current iPod classic is getting close to the end of its life, and I'm trying to determine what my options are for replacements. Relevant details below the fold: [more inside]
posted by philosophygeek on Aug 22, 2010 - 14 answers

MP3 player for audiobooks, podcasts, and lectures with variable playback speed?

What's a good MP3 player for audiobooks, podcasts, and lectures? It has to support variable playback speed, and it would be nice if it's small and cheap. [more inside]
posted by suncoursing on May 8, 2010 - 7 answers

Please recommend a car stereo with a USB input jack.

I want to buy a car stereo with a USB input. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Apr 24, 2010 - 8 answers

Help me find a ipod shuffle replacement

My 2nd generation iPod shuffle seems to have died and I'm looking for a non-Apple replacement that meets a few criteria. This is a similar question to this one but it's been two years and there might be new options out there. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe on Mar 14, 2010 - 12 answers

What is your experience with long term viability of iPod video hardware?

I use a iPod Video 5.5 quite heavily. I need to replace the battery for the second time and might upgrade the hard drive too, but first I'm wondering what else I can reasonably expect might fail ... [more inside]
posted by quarterframer on Feb 18, 2010 - 5 answers

How to listen to music on a bike tour

What are my best options for listening to music on a long bike tour? [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Apr 15, 2009 - 18 answers

How do I change the sort order on an iPod Shuffle?

How do I change the default sort options on an iPod Touch? [more inside]
posted by Merzbau on Mar 6, 2009 - 4 answers

An MP3 Player for my Cold Dead Robot Hands

I'd like to buy a nice MP3 player that doesn't involve capacitive sensing. So: controls that only have moving mechanical parts like buttons or wheels, and aren't dependent on me having to generate a bioelectrical field conducted through my fingers. I'd also like it to have a large memory, and video playback if possible. Essentially, a wholly-mechanically-controlled version of the 160 GB iPod would be ideal. Does such an MP3 player exist for those of us who have trouble with our conductive capabilities?
posted by Greg Nog on Oct 8, 2008 - 15 answers

Running without headphone cord SMACKSMACKSMACK

Help me solve my ipod earphone problem (specifically, the cord smacksmacksmack while running.) [more inside]
posted by chesty_a_arthur on Jul 9, 2008 - 24 answers

mp3 player with user-replaceable battery?

Is there an mp3 player with a user-replaceable battery? [more inside]
posted by zippy on May 4, 2008 - 16 answers

Need a player to listen to audiobooks

Looking for the best portable players for DRM audiobooks and other large MP3 files [more inside]
posted by reenum on Apr 22, 2008 - 9 answers

So I'm fickle about the vessel for my music.

Let's play suggest-a-mp3-player! [more inside]
posted by Phire on Dec 11, 2007 - 22 answers

ipod amnesia

How do I recover music from an iPod that has suddenly reset itself? [more inside]
posted by Doug on Oct 14, 2007 - 10 answers

Help me pick a flash-based mp3 player for my mom.

Please help me choose a flash-based mp3 player that will be easy (and loud enough) for my almost-62-year old mom to use while exercising. [more inside]
posted by needs more cowbell on Aug 17, 2007 - 14 answers

iPod Nano case & caveat

Can anyone recommend a sturdy armband holder (for working out) for the iPod Nano (current version) that will work with the FM tuner attachment? I've looked at a half dozen on Amazon and it seems like they only have a small headphone out on the bottom, and none will take the larger dock-like block that the FM tuner attaches to.
posted by luriete on Aug 9, 2007 - 6 answers

shuffling around

I'm thinking about getting an Ipod shuffle for working out. It seems to be the best choice, but am I missing any other great candidates? [more inside]
posted by jourman2 on Jan 31, 2007 - 27 answers

3rd gen iPod woes

3rd gen 20 gig iPod on the fritz. Seemingly a software problem. All you appletastic MeFites, I invite you inside. [more inside]
posted by viachicago on Jul 24, 2006 - 7 answers

not-Pod recommendations

Looking for suggestions for iPod alternatives for my 12-year-old daughter [MI]. [more inside]
posted by jpburns on Dec 30, 2004 - 38 answers

iPod compatibility with tray-loading Mac?

Was there any generation of iPod that was compatible with a tray-loading iMac? If not, what mp3 player/software would you recommend for such a user?
posted by blueshammer on Dec 14, 2004 - 6 answers

How can I find software to get my music off of my ipod?

Where to download "ipod Download"? [mi] [more inside]
posted by louigi on Nov 3, 2004 - 7 answers

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