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Hearing both channels of audio in one earpiece

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By Jerrod H.

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Published: Thursday, January 19, 2006
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Q: For safety’s sake, when riding my bike I would like to listen to my iPod with one ear free to hear traffic, etc. Is there such a thing as a mono earbud, so I can hear both channels of audio?

- Evonne

A: An inexpensive adaptor such as this one from RadioShack will send the left and right channels of iPod audio to both earpieces on any stereo headset.

This sort of adaptor is also very useful to those who are deaf or near-deaf in one ear.

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I am interested in purchasing an Ipod.  I was wondering when should we expect a larger storage capacity, like say 120GB or maybe even 200GB?


Posted by Aqueous on January 19, 2006 at 5:59 PM (PDT)


What is the best way or what do I need in order to download DVD/movies into my IPOD?  I’m on a Windows based PC.

Posted by matsncrew on January 20, 2006 at 3:30 PM (PDT)


To get video to your iPod, check-out this article by pcmag :


Videos already compatible with the iPod are also available on the iTunes music store as well as other websites, such as movie trailer sites or google video:


Posted by mrthebunny on January 21, 2006 at 6:00 AM (PDT)


Regarding a 120GB or a 200GB iPod, be patient! 60GB models have been available for a little over a year, and Apple seems to have focused its attention more on reducing the iPod size than increase its disk space.

IMHO, a 80GB iPod could be a possibility in 2006. As far as 200GB go, I’d say not before 2 or 3 years.

Please keep in mind that those are my personal estimates and I could very well be wrong and those products would get here earlier! smile

Posted by mrthebunny on January 21, 2006 at 6:04 AM (PDT)


Use this to get videos/DVDs on a 5G iPod:

Posted by Freddie Mercury on January 21, 2006 at 8:18 PM (PDT)


i deleted ALOT of songs off my iPob, but now i want them back. is there a way to do it?

Posted by drekinator on January 26, 2006 at 5:47 PM (PDT)


Using “voice memo”, can I record at CD quality (16 bit 44.1 hz) in stereo on a G4 iPod or only on a G5? Is this a software or hardware issue? Thanks.

Posted by bear-nj on January 30, 2006 at 10:47 AM (PDT)

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