I'm not sure why your iPod needs a screensaver, or whether this particular effect can really be called a screensaver, but since several of you have sent us this tip, there must be some interest in it! This how-to
is so short I'm going to re-post it all it here:
- create a folder on your iPod named "Demo Mode" - this requires that you have Disk mode enabled on the iPod.
- in iTunes, rename any video "Demo"
- keep the iPod connected and let it and iTunes idle for 2 minutes
- magically the "Demo" video will start to play
So really this isn't a screensaver so much as a tethered demo mode, which would have some usefulness in a retail or kiosk setting but not so much usefulness in any other setting. Plus, I think you can already designate videos (and certainly slideshows) to repeat or loop, so I'm not sure this is really needed it all! I may be wrong about videos repeating, though, so don't quote me.