Top 5 creative uses for your Apple iPod

“You just spent $400 on an iPod, and all you’re using it for is music? Come on, you might as well get a little more out of that big purchase of yours. Why not use it to help you navigate the urban jungle, improve your vocabulary, or even find true love? There are plenty of people out there figuring out how to get the full potential out of that little gadget of yours, and we can all reap the benefits of their creativity and hard work. After the jump, check out five of the best uses of the iPod that you aren’t going to find in any of Apple’s official manuals. Then you can get back to your precious music,” Adam Frucci writes for SCI FI Tech.

Frucci’s Top 5 creative uses for your Apple iPod:
1. Subway Maps
2. Dictionary
3. Find Dates
4. Personal Trainer
5. Play Doom

Links and explanations in the full article here.

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  1. I used the notes feature on my trip to SoCal last month to keep track of my itinerary, especially to keep track of the three buses I had to take from San Diego Airport to Del Mar. Will do the same in June for northwest vacation…

  2. #9,
    Descriptions and direction to sites to see and local bathrooms (with ratings!) when you are traveling in Europe. My girlfriend and I used my iPod for this exact purpose last September when we were in England and France. There are tons of sites out there with this info and you just need to copy and paste it into a plain text document (TextEdit) and then put it on your iPod in the notes section. You may need to clean up some of the spacing and use tabs before you sync your iPod to make it more readable.

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