More video content for the iPod

More video content for the iPod

Summary: On Tuesday I blogged about options for finding content for the iPod video other than from the iTunes Music Store. I've found what may be the holy grail of video content for owners of the new iPod video.

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guba-logo.gifOn Tuesday I blogged about options for finding video content for the iPod other than from the iTunes Music Store. I've found what may be the holy grail of video content for owners of the new iPod video.

Guba.com is a subscription service that costs US$14.95 per month and bills itself as an enhanced service for searching, downloading, and viewing terabytes of rich media content from 'the dark web,' (a.k.a. Usenet). Usenet is an integral part of the Internet whose multimedia content is not indexed by the major search engines.

The magic is that Guba has transcoded its entire index of Usenet videos (more than 25,000 of them) into the iPod video's 320*240 format, enabling this content to be dropped into iTunes and viewed there or on the iPod video. Subscribers to the service simply click on the "iPod Download" link, download the video, import the file into iTunes and sync it with the iPod. You can even view the video in flash before downloading it.

Topic: Apple

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  • More choices for the video iPod can't be anything but good.

    Pagan jim
    Laff
  • Not sure if I trust you, Jason

    My mind is still reeling from your Bikini Calculus suggestion. Will I
    ever be the same? I wash and wash but still don't feel clean!!!
    scrapheap
  • GUBA

    Is it legal or will the ciber police invade my home and sue me for illegal coping?
    pagansoul
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    I have a 60GB WHITE iPOD video and love it! Converting video files to .mp4 format is a cinch with IMTOO.

    I also won a 30GB BLACK
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    If anyone is interested in buying the BRAND NEW, unopened 30GB BLACK iPOD video contact me at:

    ipod.9s3@gishpuppy.com
    arny27@...
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