Subscribe to Entrepreneur for $5

Tech Buzz 02/05

iPods for business, protecting Linux and more

This story appears in the February 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The iPod Squad

IPods aren't just for music anymore. With a little ingenuity and the help of applications, some people are adapting them for business uses. OS X users already know they can sync their OS X address book and calendar to their iPod. Users can also transfer files quickly over the FireWire connection and treat the iPod much like a USB flash drive. Downloading and installing an iPod Notes script from lets you then view notes on your device.

Some third-party applications have been developed for this market. For example, ProVue offers a $19.95 Panorama iPod Organizer, which can handle data from any program that exports into text files. That covers most database and organizer software.

Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!

We make some of our best content available to Entrepreneur subscribers only. Become a subscriber for just $5 to get an ad-free experience, exclusive access to premium content like this, and unlock special discounts.

Entrepreneur Editors' Picks