Mix: Trapped miners, Rockbox, Adobe promo, iAudioGuide

Two men trapped in a mine in northern Tasmania were given iPods to keep them entertained while they wait for rescuers to begin a new drilling operation to set them free.

CNET’s James Kim has reviewed Rockbox, the open-source firmware alternative for iPods which offers features like OGG and FLAC support, gapless playback, crossfading options, and a customizable interface.
Adobe is giving away free iPod Hi-Fi speaker systems to customers of its stock photo store who spend $2000 between April 21, 2006 and June 23, 2006. [via TUAW]

iAudioGuide offers free city audio guides (London, Barcelona, Paris) in MP3 format for use on portable devices like the iPod. A city map with the sights is also included with the downloads.

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