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How to Know Your iPod Model

If you have an old iPod but aren't sure exactly which model it is, check the info at the Web page linked below. You'll find lots of photos and information that will help you determine exactly which model you have.

Visit Identifying iPod Models

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/16-Jan-06

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The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster.

Wireless Range Extender -- Getting a device that extends the range of a wireless network to operate correctly turns out to be a surprising amount of work. (6 messages)

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iQue 3600 Review -- Travis Butler's review of the iQue 3600 GPS device prompts comments about the Navteq mapping data it uses and a warning about static build-up. (4 messages)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>