This how-to video serves as a disassembly guide for MAC's 3rd generation iPod Nano, breaking it down into the pieces: display, battery, logic board, housing, cables, etc. If you're determined to do your own iPod repairs, installations, or modifications, at least follow some ad ...more
Unbrick a 3rd Generation Ipod Nano
Opening an iPod Nano 3rd generation is more difficult than previous models, because of the metal clips. You will need the specialty tool designed to pry open the iPod, before you can get the iPod open and remove the screws. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to insta ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn now to dismantle an iPod Nano 3rd Generation. First, run a plastic tool on both sides of the device. Once this is done, remove the back cover with your fingers. Next, unscrew the six screws on the circuit board. Store them in a place where ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to take apart an iPod Nano 3rd generation for repair. First remove the back casing using a guitar pick. Next, use a flat tool to lift up the battery carefully and remove it from the casing. You will see three wires that lead to the launch board, ...more
The iPod Nano is a great little device, but if you've messed it up somehow you may want to reset it. This video will show you how to do just that on a 3rd generation 8GB Nano, allowing you to change your language settings and other basic options.
If you're 3rd generation 8GB iPod Nano has frozen or broken in some other software-related fashion, you probably have to restore it to factory settings. DOH! Fortunately this isn't a hard process, and this video will teach you how to do it.
In this clip, learn how to access the cool menu screens on your iPod that you never knew existed. This video will walk you through how to get to your 3rd generation iPod's cool colored LCD screen database. This hack is easy, doesn't require codes or tools and won't harm your d ...more
This video shows you how to replace the LCD screen on a third generation iPod nano. Using a plastic safe pry tool, run it along the edges of the iPod, releasing the clips. Once the clips have been released, you should be able to remove the back cover. There are six exposed scr ...more
This video will show you how to open up iPod Video, Classic, 3rd generation, 4th generation and Nano 1st and 3rd generations. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do simple repairs yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. The first ...more
By now you’ve heard about the iPhone 4S announcement, possibly through our article about Apple’s newest smartphone. However, the star of the show was not the only announcement, so here are a few other announcements that were served along side the main entrée this morning. Let’ ...more
After you've taken your iPod Nano apart and fixed it, you might want to put it back together. Check this video out to see how to assemble the iPod Nano Generation 2 with narration for each step. Check this tutorial out before you attempt your own iPod repairs! And make sure y ...more
Is your iPod Nano screen getting a little unclear? Replace it then. Check out this video tutorial on how to take apart your 2nd Generation Apple iPod Nano for not only screen replacement, but for minor repairs also. Anybody can do, but it of course voids your warranty, so try ...more
Looking to hack your iPod Nano? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how. Unfortunately, this video is only for those with a 2nd generation iPod Nano, and for those that have Windows. Downloads needed are listed here: Rockbox download iPod Patcher download Winrar download P ...more
PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more
This video shows you how to disassemble a first generation iPod nano so you can replace the battery. You will need a soldering iron and need to do some electronic soldering so make sure you're comfortable with soldering or have practiced a bit beforehand. Be careful or you'll ...more
Learn how to reset a third generation iPod Nano from this video in simple steps. First take your third generation iPod Nano and switch it on. Now press the hold switch at the bottom of the iPod. Now hold the menu button and middle button together for a few seconds. After a few ...more
This video will show you how to replace the click wheel in a first generation Apple iPod Nano. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and l ...more
If your 3rd gen iPod screen shows a sad face or a file folder with an exclamation point icon whenever you try to turn it on it is a likely indictation that you need to replace the hard drive. Learn how you can replace the hard drive yourself in this tutorial. Replace the hard ...more
Having trouble opening the third generation iPod? Don't give up! Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple process of opening a 3rd gen iPod. This video from ipodjuice.com demonstrates a technique that can be used to open even the most difficul ...more
This shows you how to save your iPod and a ton of money by fixing a dead battery yourself. Here's how to take apart the 3rd generation iPod and remove and replace the battery.
This video shows the correct procedure to dismantle a first generation iPod Nano. The presenter starts by using a putty knife (aka the iPod take apart tool) and separates the casing. Next, the presenter removes the battery from the internal circuit board by using a soldering i ...more
This video from Powerbook Medic teaches us how to take apart a 3rd generation iPod. First step is to use a putty knife or a flat head screwdriver to break apart the two pieces. After that remove the headphone cable and set the bottom pan aside. After this, you disconnect the h ...more
Check out this electronics tutorial video to learn how to reconnect the hard drive for a third generation iPod. Getting the hard drive re-connected to the logic board inside a 3rd generation ipod can be a little tricky to do, but watch as a technician shows you how to do it. T ...more
In this iPod Nano owner's guide, we learn how to use the iPod Nano 5g's built-in video camera. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to start shooting digital footage on your own iPod Nano, take a look.
Interested in becoming better acquainted with the sixth version of Apple's popular iPod Nano? This home-computing how-to from the folks at MacMost will teach you everything you'll need to know. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started using ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to repair an iPod Nano 4th Generation. First, remove the top and the bottom bezel from the device using a small and flat tool. When these are removed, switches will fall out, make sure to set these aside in a safe area. Now, remove the Philips sc ...more
Need a little help with your iPod? Has your battery been failing you again and again? Will it not hold a charge? Well, it might be time for you to replace the battery, no? Check out this video tutorial on how to replace the battery in a 3rd Generation iPod. Watch and learn as ...more
Learn how to create the 4th Generation iPod Nano in Adobe Photoshop. Sure, you'll only have an image of the 4th generation iPod Nano, but if that's what you need, then this Photoshop tutorial is for you.
This video will show you how to install a battery or LCD screen in a first generation iPod Nano. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and ...more
Learn how to replace the battery in your first generation iPod Nano. There's a reason this is from somebody called "ConsoleZombie," and you'll see why.
Every time a new version of a piece of consumer electronics like the iPod or Nook comes out, quick on its heels come ways to jailbreak them and increase their functionality. This video will teach you how to jailbreak your 3rd generation iPod Touch MC model with firmware versio ...more
Something amiss with your fifth-generation Apple iPod Nano? Before you send it in for repair, you should reset your iPod to its factory-default settings and see if that doesn't clear up your problem. This iPod owner's guide offers a complete overview of the process.
Watch this step by step tutorial how to easily reset an iPod Nano. Toggle the hold switch a few times. Turn off hold switch. Hold down the Menu and Select buttons at the same time. Wait 8 to 10 seconds or until the Apple logo appears. Repeat steps 1-3 if necessary. This also w ...more
In this clip, learn how to access the super secret menus on your iPod Nano, 4th generation. These menus are full of options and different goodies to hack and in this clip, learn how to make your phone go crazy with funky color screens. This hack is super easy and won't harm yo ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix a frozen iPod Nano 4th generation. This technique can be used for any other iPod Nano model or iPod Classic. This method is very simple, fast and easy to do. This video is very basic and only lasts for 17 seconds. To fix the fro ...more
One problem that happens quite frequently with most Apple iPod products is freezing. Nobody likes a frozen screen, because you can't do anything! Well, if you have an iPod Nano (5th Generation), then this video will show you how to reset and restart it by pressing and holding ...more
Want to pump Jay-Z while playing Modern Warfare 3? No probelm. Blast what music you want with help from this how-to video. In this PS3 tutorial, learn how to play music from your iPod through your Playstation 3. This only works with iPods that automatically connect (sync) whe ...more
MyShoppingGenie is an online shopping application that can help you find the best deals on products you search for. It works with major search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo! and AOL. It's totally free and simple to setup and use. Once installed, MyShoppingGenie will po ...more
Is your iPod nano feeling a bit warmer than it should be? If you've got the first generation model, then it might actually be a fire starter masquerading as a digital music player. But you just might get a new 6th generation model out of it. Apple has recently concluded that ...more
Check out this demonstrational video that illustrates how to replace a third generation slim iPod battery. Check out how this iPod battery was replaced for a customer. The slim ipod battery replacement can be replaced rather easily, so watch how and learn!
While the PlayStation 3 is an awesome gaming console and the iPhone is an awesome smartphone, Apple and Sony have made two devices (that could be perfect for each other) nearly incompatible. Truth be told, this is more Apple's fault than Sony's, but we'll get into that later. ...more
We all know the real reason why Facebook was created. No matter what Mark Zuckerberg says, or how many commercials about chairs the company makes, it all comes down to one thing—boobies. Okay, maybe not, but I guarantee that when most guys are browsing photos on Facebook, the ...more
Whenever you buy a newer iPhone model, you get a set of Apple EarPods with remote and microphone built-in. Aside from their comfortable design and high-quality sound they provide, these headphones offer additional functionality beyond just pausing and playing music. Below is ...more
The iPhone 8 is just about here. If you're anything like me, you can hardly contain your excitement. Apple has been keeping its 10th-anniversary device — whether you call it the iPhone X, iPhone Edition, or iPhone 8 — as secret as possible, but this past year we've seen a wate ...more
As we all use our smartphones for more and more things, we constantly want to share and view those items on a larger screen, especially when it comes to media. While phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and tablets like the iPad do make watching Netflix on a portable device p ...more
It's that time of year again — Apple will be hitting the stage in California to talk about new features coming to iOS and macOS devices in the near future. Of course, you're going to want to tune in and be up to date on all the changes coming to your Apple products. The offic ...more
If you own an iPad 2, a 3rd or 4th generation model, or original iPad mini, then you won't be able to utilize the new multitasking elements introduced in iOS 9. Although many iPads can use the Slide Over and Picture-in-Picture features, only the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, and iP ...more