Our sister blog Engadget found this pretty dang cool iPod hack. Somebody has hooked up an old NES controller for use with an iPod Photo to play Doom. As you can see on the original site, this involved adding a USB port to the bottom of his iPod to which the controller connects. And of course the...
January 18th 2007 at 11:00am
We know some of you out there supposedly have iPods, and we're assuming since you're an Engadget reader, the likelihood of that iPod running Linux is at least slightly higher than average. If you fit the profile, check out our main man Goemon4's Engadget theme for 5G iPods running Linux. Besides hav...
We're back again with our
continuing iPod super dock how-to series (see parts one and two, if you need to
catch up). Last week we layed out the schematic for the board, and today we'll do a check up on the schematic, and
design the PC board that we'll make for our super dock. We're getting close no...
In part 1 of our iPod super
dock how-to, we created a new mount for the iPod dock connector on a printed circuit board using EAGLE. Now that we
have the connector layout in EAGLE, we'll design the schematic for our custom iPod accessory. Read on for part 2 of
Design your own super dock! If you're a...
April 25th 2006 at 7:37pm
Look for resident hackers
Will O'Brien and Eliot
Phillips (plus many other crazy projects) April 22-23 at the Maker Faire
in San Mateo, CA!This one goes out to everyone that has an iPod or two laying about and an itchy
soldering iron and thinks that the standard USB or Firewire dock just isn't quit...
April 18th 2006 at 7:07pm
Breakout. Those industrious folks at the iPodLinux Project have gotten Pac
Man and Ms. Pac Man to run on their 5G iPods, as well as their nanos. It's actually an iPod port of the MAME project,
and it just looks fantastic. I may have to install Linux on my 'Pod just so I can check this out.[Vi...
C|Net.com has a 6 part tutorial walking you through all the steps you need to take to install Linux on your iPod and then make your own makeshift Video iPod. This news isn't new as we've covered it before, but for those of you who were thinking about doing it, but haven't yet, because you weren't cl...
August 12th 2005 at 1:00pm