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My fiancÚ and I recently acquired an iPod so we didn't have to tote her booklet of CD's with us on every road trip. Then while looking for add on software I came across Podquest, an application to load Mapquest directions to your iPod. While a nice app and worth checking out, you can do the same thing with a little work, and save yourself a few bucks using software you already have.

Simply go to Mapquest and get your directions. Copy and paste your directions text into any text editing software, such as Textedit. Save this document in text format (.txt). Now ad this document to your notes folder on your iPod. You now have a portable direction system. The most important thing to remember is you must use .txt files, .rtf will not work (but it would be great for Apple to add that in).

Happy Travels!
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Load Mapquest directions on an iPod
Authored by: cybergoober on Mar 11, '04 12:03:57PM
The freeware Pod2Go can do this, and much more. Check it out.

.:And no, I'm not affiliated in any way with the maker(s) of Pod2Go:.

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Load Mapquest directions on an iPod
Authored by: asan102 on Mar 11, '04 05:27:33PM

I second that. I use pod2Go to automatically update news, mac news and other rss feeds in my iPod notes, plus it can backup stickies or mail messages, and safari bookmarks. I also use it to launch an applescript that uses rsync to backup important files every time i hook it up.

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