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Q: Can I download podcasts to my iPhone using WiFi without connecting to my computer and the iTunes Store?

- Martine

A: Unfortunately, no. At this point, the “iTunes WiFi Store” application only supports purchasing of music content. Audiobooks, podcasts and video content must still be purchased and/or downloaded via iTunes and synced to the iPhone from your computer.

For users who have jailbroken their iPhones, there are some third-party applications that provide this capability, however these are of course not supported by Apple, and hacking or jailbreaking your iPhone may in fact void your warranty, so it’s not a recommended solution.

Alternatively, there is the possibility that the coming iPhone Software Development Kit (SDK) may allow a third-party developer to write an application that provides this sort of a feature.

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Comments

1

Of course, many car stereos now support “AAC CDs” (non-protected).

Posted by Galley in Greenville, SC on February 29, 2008 at 2:28 PM (PDT)

2

That’s true, but unfortunately as of yet iTunes offers no specific way to burn an AAC CD directly.  A “Data CD” will work in some AAC-compatible CD players, but it depends upon how picky they are about the file naming conventions.

If anybody knows of any AAC CD players that specifically can read an iTunes Data CD, by all means feel free to post it here in the comments.

Thanks!

Posted by Jesse Hollington in Toronto on February 29, 2008 at 5:24 PM (PDT)

3

my ipod nano 3rd went black on the screen and i can’t turn it on what do i do?

Posted by dylan21damon on March 5, 2008 at 8:32 AM (PDT)

4

my ipod has frozen and won’t turn on or do anything so how do i un freeze it?

Posted by jordan ohngren on June 15, 2008 at 10:26 AM (PDT)

5

i have errased the promgram from itunes that i used that allowed me to copy cds onto my computer and then onto my ipod. so where can i find a free download so i can put music onto my ipod again

Posted by joan robinson on August 16, 2008 at 5:44 PM (PDT)

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