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A new era...

It is truly a new era.

I have, at last, updated from Mac OS 10.3.9 and am successfully running Leopard, 10.5.6. This in turn has allowed me to get my beautiful, sweet little new iPod Touch running.

It's so different from my old heavy white iPod classic. Back then, there was no WiFi, nothing fancy, just music. I went out in the world with the earbuds, and it was just me and the 'Pod. Now it's the entire world in there too. It's...a bit distracting, but pretty! And my son loves the super-simple touch/shake games like Balloons and Dice and Scribble.

AND, I must point out, there is a free ebook reader for the iPod/iPhone! It's called Stanza--do a search and you'll find it. And it reads many many formats, and can download your Fictionwise bookshelf if you have an account there. A great sign for us ebook authors.

Anyway--Mac people who are similarly updated, you can share your favorite tricks and tips now if you like.




Jan. 20th, 2009 08:15 pm (UTC)
I got by on my 5GB classic so long, this one seems enormous.

And I'm enjoying listening to your Xmas mixes on them, so thank you!
Jan. 20th, 2009 08:53 pm (UTC)
You would have got them both on CD, but I've been so disorganised as usual, I thought that uploading them was a better idea!
Jan. 21st, 2009 05:31 pm (UTC)
Very modern and quick, really. Imagine how stoked we would've been in the late '90s to be able to send each other mix CD's that easily!