Plenty of people buying small good cameras. And excellent HD players to
look for, like the FiiO catalogue. It's a thriving market.
Il giorno lun 1 nov 2021 alle ore 16:39 John Haley <[log in to unmask]> ha
> Funny thing. Somebody recently just said to me "Oh I hear you're an audio
> person..." and had the same problem. She had a large archive of I-Tunes
> on her I-Pod that she wants to just put on her I-Pad. Sounds easy, right?
> Both Apple devices. As she explained, not easy at all. I was not able to
> help. I suggested first looking for a You-Tube how-to on it, and otherwise
> see if she could load all of the files onto a thumb drive or SD card, and
> just transfer the files. It ought to be that simple, right? Obviously, it
> isn't. But there has to be a way. I was never into lossy formats and now
> I am grateful for that.
> She also asked what device should she use to listen to music when she goes
> out for a walk or a jog, and I said her cellphone. I don't do that either,
> so I'm not much help. I have to assume that I-Pods are truly obsolete by
> now. It's like who buys small digital cameras now that we cam just use our
> phones? Remember Walkmans and MP3 players? All gone.
> John Haley
> On Mon, Nov 1, 2021 at 10:36 AM John Gledhill <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Apple I-pad question
> > I apologize for perhaps the wrong forum however, I am hoping someone who
> > knows the answer can pass me his or her number and I will call offline.
> > About 12 year ago I digitized a few hundred cassette tapes and records
> > for a gentleman after making him aware of online sources and yes he
> > wanted his cassettes / records digitized.
> > Kept copies of all of the original 16 bit files and generated ACC or m4v
> > and loaded the files to one of those old brick ipods with a 75 Gig HD
> > (audio takes 45 gig) and a sleek nano device
> > I used I-tunes at the time and was dismayed by the way the ipods messed
> > up (hashed, and hacked up the file names).
> > Fast-forward a decade and more. Customer who is old is still alive and
> > very active. He has a good sense of humour. He brought me his old ipods
> > and a brand new ipad and wants the audio loaded to the ipad and
> > eventually his iphone 13.
> > Should be a no brainer. Except now we have cloud storage. He already has
> > other music and albums on his ipad (and they don’t show up when
> > connected to a pc with itunes). I guess I would have to sign in to his
> > account?
> > My son also warned me about something called “syncing” where Apple
> > decides to obliterate material on your device if you load material from
> > a local drive. I told him there is no way a company could do this and be
> > taken seriously let along convince people to buy their product.
> > Silly me. Even when I turn off automatic syncing in itunes and think
> > about moving audio to the I-pad I see warning about only being able to
> > be sync’d to one source. I stop at this point, as the material already
> > on the ipad is not mine to erase.
> > Also worrisome was a pop-up about “trusted device” and only being
> > allowed 5. I have used up two for him so far.
> > A google search leads me to a couple of software applications that claim
> > to allow me to add music to the ipad without erasing what is already
> > I wonder.
> > What computer OS would ever expect you to buy a separate programme to
> > simply copy a file. What am I missing?
> > Even if I succeed, will this gentleman undo everything next time he
> > accesses music on-line?
> > I really do not want to load 45 Gig to some cloud server so he can sync
> > to that. This just seems ridiculous when the material is already on a
> > local drive..
> > Ques) If I did put 45G on the icloud from a PC and used this load his
> > ipad then what happens when he signs onto itunes from his iphone13 on a
> > cellular network. Does he unwittingly have 45G of cellular network
> > traffic arriving?
> > If anyone knows of a way to simply place audio files on an ipad (from a
> > PC) so they will stay there, be playable, and will not erase what is
> > already present then please pass me your telephone number.
> > P.S. The old brick of an ipod he had with the older battery technology
> > and a hard drive was recharged and still works a week later.
> > The very sleek nano ipod he passed me was charged for a day and last 2 ½
> > min and now won’t recharge. Improved design for who’s benefit. And no, I
> > am not advocating carrying gramophones in backpacks.
> > --
> > John Gledhill
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