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    I use my first iPod (same generation, 10 GB model) as an installation disc/emergency boot drive for older Macs around the office. We still have some old eMacs and iBooks around with CD drives only–the iPod has the Tiger install DVD cloned to it, and I can just connect/boot over FireWire. Works great!

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    Heh… My daughter’s partner had the same model iPod. A few months back, I sold it for her on eBay and got almost $70 for it. Old pods never die. 🙂

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    Russell McLean

    Do you encrypt the data on your iPod?

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    I plan to repurpose my old iRiver H320 into a backup hard drive. I found it the other day going through my cable bag.

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