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DIsplaying iPod song names on Samsung Wiselink

by ipodUzer / December 25, 2008 4:06 AM PST

I've got my iPod playing on the Samsung LN-S5296D but the song names displayed are each four random letters. The song names are correct on the actual ipod but the four letters on the tv that show up for the song have nothing to do with the song name. Does anyone know how I can get the actual song names from the ipod to show up?

Thank you!

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Which iPod?
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 25, 2008 10:51 AM PST

ipodUzer,

Is it a Nano or Classic 4th Gen?

--HDTech

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(NT) Hi! Its a brand new iPod nano
by ipodUzer / December 25, 2008 1:42 PM PST
In reply to: Which iPod?
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4th Gen...?
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 26, 2008 1:51 AM PST

It's probably a 4th Generation.

Unfortunately, the new Gen4 Nano and Classic units have additional DRM (Digital Rights Management) that restrict information. Apple made the changeover a few months ago, and these issues have begun surfacing.

The Apple representative that I was "moved up the chain" to would not discuss the internal changes (of course!) or what limitations could be imposed as a result (which would have been nice) except to say that it "protects the consumers better", so I don't have a clear answer to deliver to iPod users.

--HDTech

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ipod
by Nishkahale / January 18, 2009 5:12 PM PST

HI Did you connect using Wiselink Pro. If so, do you think you could explain how you did this so I can figure out how to connect using an iphone.

Thanks

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4th Gen..
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / January 19, 2009 1:26 PM PST
In reply to: ipod

I believe the DRM technology in the 4th Gen Nano and Classics carries the same limitations as the iPhone and the iTouch.

I didn't clarify that above, but that's the best information I have now. Let me know if it does work - I'd be interested to hear.

--HDTech

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