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So i upgraded to the iPhone 4, and my old 2nd gen ipt does nothing now. Currently its a clock sitting on my desk, but i was wondering if there is any way to get temps and fan speeds or whatever else on it? i tried the app iDisplay but it sucks horribly.
    
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PC Monitor works well according to the reviews and etc. Looks plain though. http://itunes.apple.com/app/pc-monitor/id405566169

Or System Status http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/syste...ty/id401457165
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thanks il try those. at least gives my ipt SOME use.

Does anyone know of an app to make my iPod another screen? besides idisplay beacuse that crap dosen't work.
    
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I don't mean to thread jack but it's somewhat relevant to this:

A friend just gave me a 1st Gen Ipod touch. I can't find any apps that will install on it though and the firmware is up to date. What apps can be used with the 1st gen?
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post #5 of 14
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Well i assume you also realize the uselessness of these old ipods. Since you juts got it il reccomend some

Remote - controls your itunes
EveryAir - Play PC games over wifi (actually works)
WiFiPad (Gamepad)
Mobile Mouse
Opera Mini
LogMeIn

not much you can do with an old iPod like i said mine is just a clock now, but some system monitoring or use as another screen would be usefull
Edited by iCrap - 5/24/11 at 1:32pm
    
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Originally Posted by iCrap View Post
Well i assume you also realize the uselessness of these old apps. Since you juts got it il reccomend some

Remote - controls your itunes
EveryAir - Play PC games over wifi (actually works)
WiFiPad (Gamepad)
Mobile Mouse
Opera Mini
LogMeIn

not much you can do with an old iPod like i said mine is just a clock now, but some system monitoring or use as another screen would be usefull
I'm not an iPod fan at all. I'm a Zune guy. I'm only using the notepad feature and calendar for keeping track of things. lol

Those are some of the only apps that work?? I'll give them a try. When I went to the AppStore, I tried getting some but it said it required IPhone OS 3 or higher for a lot of them. +rep thanks for the help!
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os 3 or higher? the first gen can be updated to 3.2. so you should do that first. those arnt the only apps but they are the most usefull, at least for me.
    
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os 3 or higher? the first gen can be updated to 3.2. so you should do that first. those arnt the only apps but they are the most usefull, at least for me.
I can't get past that for some reason.

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Unless this is the wrong updater? I dont think it is though.
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Is there an app like this for android?
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Their might be, but thats what this thread is for. Looking for some system monitoring apps
    
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