iPod Nano Hack Points to Video Apps Calendar Functionality

first_imgWhen PCMag reviewed the 6th generation nano, we knocked the tiny touchscreen music player points for all of the functionality that Apple had stripped from the device since the last version. Turns out the little iPod maybe actually have more capabilities than Apple is letting on.A hacker who performed a bypass of the device’s cache comparison, stripping the nano of its ability to revert its settings. Doing so allowed him to take a look at the player’s plists, Turns out that they’re awfully similar to those of its predecessor, featuring, among other things, Movies, TV Shows, Games, and Calendar functionality.The poster “hope[s] to enable these pretty soon,” so you may actually be able to turn the thing into a tiny iPod touch–just so long as you’re willing to do it yourself.last_img read more