Unlocking Secrets: How to Hack Your iPod Nano Successfully

In a recent post by MAKE, enthusiasts are shown how to tweak the iPod nano. The guide suggests several modifications including altering text strings, customizing fonts, and even adjusting the graphics to some extent.

The article details, “…you can do a few things like change the text strings, mod the font -and- even change the graphics (sorta). Here’s HOW TO mod a pod, a work in progress for the iPod nano….

I’m particularly keen on the font modification, as a larger font in the Notes app would greatly enhance usability for me.

I plan to try out this modification myself and will share the outcomes here. Should the results be satisfactory, I might even modify the iPod nano for the winner of our upcoming contest.


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