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Mix: Wood iPod, iPod flea, Big media, RSS backlash

Joshua Driggs has constructed a terrific replacement iPod faceplate out of African Padauk wood. He has posted several photos of the “wooden iPod” and explained the building process.

Scott Kelby and his KW Media staff have created a hilarious Apple parody video for a super tiny iPod called the “iPod flea.”

The New York Times has an article on the mainstream media adopting podcasting. “The ruling media elite are quickly adopting the methodology and technology of the insurgency, attempting to co-opt something that was meant to tip them over. This time, the revolution will be televised, broadcast and published.”

With Apple’s leap into podcasting, “leaders in the RSS community, including the standard’s own creator, are taking Apple to task for developing an ill-advised DTD without seeking input and guidance from the community.”

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Comments

1

Gotta love the iFlea movie!  LOL!

Posted by Aaron on July 4, 2005 at 11:51 PM (PDT)

2

iPod Flea movie is great satire about the unceasing flow of accessories (some ridiculous, IMO) for the iPod…

Posted by Cameron Talley on July 5, 2005 at 12:10 AM (PDT)

3

damnit! I want to view the iFlea video but it won’t play
!!!!!

Posted by M Bargo in Chicago, IL on July 5, 2005 at 1:09 AM (PDT)

4

bleh, if it did not come in freakin’ WMV I might even be able to watch it.

That wooden iPod is excellent, but I doubt the clickwheel still works (for scrolling). Must have taken dozens of hours…

Posted by Bad Beaver on July 5, 2005 at 1:12 AM (PDT)

5

I’d like to know if that guy can still ‘scroll’ with that wooden ‘Clickwheel’. Needless to say that the finnished Product ROCKS!

Posted by Ichijoe in Deutschland on July 5, 2005 at 3:25 AM (PDT)

6

i think it’s a great idea and it’s a really good replica, but i think it looks better without the 10 gallons of polish on it, making it look like fake wood on cheap cars

Posted by Lozz_The_Reverand on July 5, 2005 at 4:02 AM (PDT)

7

This mod is discussed here...

Posted by Bob Levens in UK on July 5, 2005 at 5:19 AM (PDT)

8

Hats off to Mr. Driggs! Looks BEAUTIFUL, although I agree with Lozz_The_Reverand that it probably would look even better without the polish ...

Posted by Lars on July 5, 2005 at 8:43 AM (PDT)

9

I guess Kirby is making lots of moolah from his publishing ventures to have the time necessary to make spoofs like this?

Posted by FahrenheiPod 451 on July 5, 2005 at 8:45 AM (PDT)

10

Why does me comment not show up?

Posted by Bad Beaver on July 5, 2005 at 10:07 AM (PDT)

11

BTW, I would strongly advise iPodlounge to put a format marker behind media links (like this *link* [format]) to avoid frustration as with this WMV case. WMV & WMA are absolutely not bamboocha and the easier to avoid them the better.

Posted by Bad Beaver on July 5, 2005 at 10:09 AM (PDT)

12

DON’T POST WMV FORMAT!!! Dammit, can’t even watch it…

Posted by pakkman781 in TN on July 5, 2005 at 12:58 PM (PDT)

13

THAT was funny. iFlea…killer spoof.

Posted by flatline response on July 6, 2005 at 5:14 AM (PDT)

14

Bad Beaver: why would anyone who willingly publishes to Quicktime pick on Apple?  It figures that someone who uses a MSFT format would parody an Apple product.

Posted by flatline response on July 6, 2005 at 5:17 AM (PDT)

15

flatline response,
if you want your material to be seen, you should use a format as easy to access as possible. That should in this case be MPEG, and pure MPEG at that, not encapsuled in any container format.

Posted by Bad Beaver on July 6, 2005 at 9:12 AM (PDT)

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