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Q: Could you tell me what, if any, improvements/differences there are between the iHome iH5, and iH8 alarm clocks? I’ve looked and can’t find any information on the iH8 on iLounge.

- Will

A: You can find our First Look on the iHome iH8 here. The main differences between this unit and the iH5 system are improved sound quality, better control over the unit’s display brightness, the addition of a basic equalizer, dual-alarm capabilities, and RF-based remote control.

The iH8 is in fact the successor to the iHome iH7 Dual-Alarm Clock (iLounge rating: A-), so many of the differences between the iH7 and iH5 would also apply to the iH8, which is basically a “tweaked” version of the iH7, and our review of the iH7 highlights many of these improvements.

 

 

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Apple TV is capable of supporting more than just twice the bit rate of the iPod.  Apple TV supports up to 5000kbps, more than 3 times that of the iPod’s limit of 1500kbps.  In fact, I’ve gotten Apple TV to play HD trailers right from Apple’s site that are encoded at over 6000kbps!

Posted by nilesmitchell on May 11, 2007 at 3:10 PM (CDT)

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That is actually correct, but the existing collection of conversion tools such as VisualHub and EyeTV 2.4 only encode converted videos at an average bit-rate of 3000kbps. 

Manual conversion settings will naturally support much higher bit-rates, however the benefits from encoding standard-definition TV broadcasts at these bit-rates are still very negligible, since the source material is relatively low-quality.

Posted by Jesse Hollington in Toronto on May 11, 2007 at 6:36 PM (CDT)

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I wanted to know if their was a way to add your free books to my Ipod so that i can read it on the go.

Posted by Torez on May 12, 2007 at 12:10 AM (CDT)

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Hi I just purchased a new computer, how do I transfer my itunes and music library from my old computer to my new one?  Can I do it online or do I need to burn a cd?  Thanks

Posted by Joeski3 on May 13, 2007 at 7:02 PM (CDT)

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i can only hear out of one of the earbuds of all of the earphones i use on my ipod (including the ipod earphones). is there something i can do to my ipod to make it possible for me to hear out of both the buds?

Posted by Christina on September 28, 2008 at 1:31 PM (CDT)

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