October 20, 2005 5:10 PM PDT

Video iPod gets a little steamier

Independently produced content made for Apple's new video iPod is beginning to appear online--and as with any new technology, it may be sex that sells first.

Pinup site Suicide Girls said Thursday that it had launched a new, free feature: downloadable videos of interviews and photo shots with its models, all configured for the video-capable iPod. At least one unambiguously adult site, Povpod.com, has also released content for the device.

Apple unveiled the video-enabled iPod last week, along with a new version of the iTunes music store that sells music videos, some short films and episodes from five TV shows, for $1.99 each.

The Suicide Girls "featurettes" are among the first of what is likely to be an eventual flood of video reconfigured for the iPod player. A handful of video podcasts are already available through the iTunes store.

The iPod also supports any video content stored in H.264 or MPEG-4 formats. Though Apple itself has not added a way to take content directly from a TV source, the satellite or cable feed can provide an abundant source of video for the device.

Add-on tuners, such as Elgato's EyeTV, offer both the means of recording the shows onto the Mac as well as the ability to export the shows in a format that works with the video iPod.

"Exporting to the iPod is merely a question of configuring the H.264 export settings correctly," an Elgato representative said.

Elgato plans to streamline the process in a future software update--as it already has for sending shows to a Sony PSP. But for now, users have to export their shows into H.264 format and select the video iPod's 320-by-240-pixel resolution.

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Apple makes it even easier for teens to view porn.
I hate the way every new technology is perverted for porn and other sick things like that.
Posted by nickbyfleet (21 comments )
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Maybe, but..
Yes, it seems it does. But, it doesn't make that much of a difference because the Ipod Video Screen is so small I do not understand how anyone is planning to watch TV shows on it. And I'm sure the teens don't want to get their brand new Ipod Video dirty.
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Posted by Roman12 (214 comments )
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where's their parents?
damn the iPod! damn them! i mean, come on, children might use it to get pornography! of course, they'd have to actually get the porn off of their computer FIRST to watch it on their iPod. oh - well i guess it has nothing to do with the ipod.

ps - if kids watching porn is that big a deal to you, complainto the PARENTS! can i say that again? no? oh right, because it's so freaking obvious.
Posted by (5 comments )
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Stand back for a reality check!
Wow... I'm sure that you've never even been to SG, let alone know what it's about. To reduce it to "porn" is silly. It's a thriving community with forums, blogs, great articles, and very tasteful and artistic photography of real women, not that Playboy crap.

If SuicideGirls is dirty, then I'm a dirty member going on three years. If celebrating women, tattooed, pierced, alive women (many of whom I've met in person) is dirty, then your perception of the world is seriously screwed up. Did you know that about half of that site's membership is women? Are they dirty perverts too?

I'm with everyone else... if you don't like it, don't look at it. If you don't want your kids to see it, be a parent and get involved in their lives.
Posted by Jeff Putz (302 comments )
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read a different book.... moron
not long ago... girls just past the age of puberty where given to male elders of society as wives.. and few rock stars...

and now in this open and sexually unrepressed state of the world... all variety of young (aka: "healthy") females are available to be gazed over... unless your afraid of loading a page that has the word "teen" on it.. yah, some of those girls do look a little on the young side for me.. but I am sure there are plenty of boys their own age who would like to see them.. and some unhealthy and post-menapause woman are available to be seen too.. but its not very common..
Posted by (187 comments )
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Great..So now
when I walk into the local watering hole (bar), Ill have to wear a protective suit for all the guys ejaculating from their PornPods...Great..Fantastico!
Posted by SystemsJunky (409 comments )
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right on
yeah, let's get rid of all of that sicko stuff of sex. I'm mean really,
imagine a world without it. . . oh wait, I guess there wouldn't be
one.
Posted by philpacker (50 comments )
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I know what where all starting to look like.....
how are they? ........

how are yours?
Posted by (187 comments )
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study your greek my daughter.....
apple.. hmmmmmmm

actually.. tech has and continues to be.. defense related...

hmmm
Posted by (187 comments )
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Apple makes it even easier for teens to view porn.
I hate the way every new technology is perverted for porn and other sick things like that.
Posted by nickbyfleet (21 comments )
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Maybe, but..
Yes, it seems it does. But, it doesn't make that much of a difference because the Ipod Video Screen is so small I do not understand how anyone is planning to watch TV shows on it. And I'm sure the teens don't want to get their brand new Ipod Video dirty.
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R.K.
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Posted by Roman12 (214 comments )
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where's their parents?
damn the iPod! damn them! i mean, come on, children might use it to get pornography! of course, they'd have to actually get the porn off of their computer FIRST to watch it on their iPod. oh - well i guess it has nothing to do with the ipod.

ps - if kids watching porn is that big a deal to you, complainto the PARENTS! can i say that again? no? oh right, because it's so freaking obvious.
Posted by (5 comments )
Link Flag
Stand back for a reality check!
Wow... I'm sure that you've never even been to SG, let alone know what it's about. To reduce it to "porn" is silly. It's a thriving community with forums, blogs, great articles, and very tasteful and artistic photography of real women, not that Playboy crap.

If SuicideGirls is dirty, then I'm a dirty member going on three years. If celebrating women, tattooed, pierced, alive women (many of whom I've met in person) is dirty, then your perception of the world is seriously screwed up. Did you know that about half of that site's membership is women? Are they dirty perverts too?

I'm with everyone else... if you don't like it, don't look at it. If you don't want your kids to see it, be a parent and get involved in their lives.
Posted by Jeff Putz (302 comments )
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read a different book.... moron
not long ago... girls just past the age of puberty where given to male elders of society as wives.. and few rock stars...

and now in this open and sexually unrepressed state of the world... all variety of young (aka: "healthy") females are available to be gazed over... unless your afraid of loading a page that has the word "teen" on it.. yah, some of those girls do look a little on the young side for me.. but I am sure there are plenty of boys their own age who would like to see them.. and some unhealthy and post-menapause woman are available to be seen too.. but its not very common..
Posted by (187 comments )
Link Flag
Great..So now
when I walk into the local watering hole (bar), Ill have to wear a protective suit for all the guys ejaculating from their PornPods...Great..Fantastico!
Posted by SystemsJunky (409 comments )
Link Flag
right on
yeah, let's get rid of all of that sicko stuff of sex. I'm mean really,
imagine a world without it. . . oh wait, I guess there wouldn't be
one.
Posted by philpacker (50 comments )
Link Flag
I know what where all starting to look like.....
how are they? ........

how are yours?
Posted by (187 comments )
Link Flag
study your greek my daughter.....
apple.. hmmmmmmm

actually.. tech has and continues to be.. defense related...

hmmm
Posted by (187 comments )
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aghhh COME ON!!!
do we REALLY need to hear about how porn can be viewed on the new ipod?? of course it can!! and it was able to before the new ipod anyway - ipodlinux.org

There are sooo many ways to access porn it doesnt seem worth taking notice of every new way to view it.
Posted by assman (1101 comments )
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aghhh COME ON!!!
do we REALLY need to hear about how porn can be viewed on the new ipod?? of course it can!! and it was able to before the new ipod anyway - ipodlinux.org

There are sooo many ways to access porn it doesnt seem worth taking notice of every new way to view it.
Posted by assman (1101 comments )
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how dare they
How dare they look at naked bodies?!?

That's it, back to good ol' shortwave radio for me.

Yes sirree bob! No more of that evil corruption from today's filthy society. I knew this was gonna be problem ever since that guy invented electricity... Don't even get me started on electricity!
Posted by (2 comments )
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how dare they
How dare they look at naked bodies?!?

That's it, back to good ol' shortwave radio for me.

Yes sirree bob! No more of that evil corruption from today's filthy society. I knew this was gonna be problem ever since that guy invented electricity... Don't even get me started on electricity!
Posted by (2 comments )
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haha, apple should embrace this and advertise in penthouse...
otherwise this video ipod is a huge lame duck. seriously, theres an apple store about 1 mile from my house, when the nano came out i got curious and checked it out, this one, not interested.
Posted by Yukimi Konomi (48 comments )
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haha, apple should embrace this and advertise in penthouse...
otherwise this video ipod is a huge lame duck. seriously, theres an apple store about 1 mile from my house, when the nano came out i got curious and checked it out, this one, not interested.
Posted by Yukimi Konomi (48 comments )
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anti-porn software for ipod already on the way
cybersitter is already working on a new version of their software to block "podporn" ... see:
<a class="jive-link-external" href="http://www.send2press.com/newswire/2005-10-1017-003.shtml" target="_newWindow">http://www.send2press.com/newswire/2005-10-1017-003.shtml</a>
Posted by Neotrope (74 comments )
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So is the third big bang...
... but don't hold your breath waiting.

No software can now recognize image content, i and it will be a
long time before there is any possibility of that being
accomplished. So, porn content itself cannot be blocked.

Porn sources are a different matter, as are suggestive file names.
But, any halfway intelligent computer user can figure out how to
defeat censoring software which uses those clues.

Ergo, cybersitter's PR man is smoking the wrong kind of
tobacco.
Posted by Earl Benser (4310 comments )
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anti-porn software for ipod already on the way
cybersitter is already working on a new version of their software to block "podporn" ... see:
<a class="jive-link-external" href="http://www.send2press.com/newswire/2005-10-1017-003.shtml" target="_newWindow">http://www.send2press.com/newswire/2005-10-1017-003.shtml</a>
Posted by Neotrope (74 comments )
Reply Link Flag
So is the third big bang...
... but don't hold your breath waiting.

No software can now recognize image content, i and it will be a
long time before there is any possibility of that being
accomplished. So, porn content itself cannot be blocked.

Porn sources are a different matter, as are suggestive file names.
But, any halfway intelligent computer user can figure out how to
defeat censoring software which uses those clues.

Ergo, cybersitter's PR man is smoking the wrong kind of
tobacco.
Posted by Earl Benser (4310 comments )
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Most entertainment tech in the last 30 years was spurred by Porn
Who was the first "adopter" of VHS? Porn. (And what technology
single-handedly pushed porno theaters nationwide out of
business? VCRs. Thank you.) Who made cable a viable alternative
to network TV? Porn. (And now you have much better television
on cable than you can find on network TV. Thank you.) Who got
people into buying DVDs for home use first? Porn. (And now
many people buy DVDs instead of spending big $$ taking the
family out to the movies. A lot. Thank you.)

Porn is good for technology...they are first adapters, they foster
critical mass usage, then they step out of the way for
mainstream applications. Plus, porn is fun to watch. Hooray for
porn!
Posted by grtgrfx (221 comments )
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IS porn good for you?
What most people foget is pornography hurts other people. Fact: Cities with highest pornography distribution also has highest rape rate. Don't stop reading now. Fact: 86% of Sex Offenders were self admitted hard core pornography users. PLease keep reading. Fact: Oklahoma City shut down 150 sexually oriented businesses and rape rate went down 27%. While the other 76 counties in Oklahoma rape rate went up. Pornography is not harmless, and would enjoy any debate on the subject. So, in actuality, what you do in the privacy of your home DOES affect others. If you struggle in this area... just remember as you gawk at some chick that her father is likely crying over the same picture.

JWthird
Posted by jwthird (2 comments )
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Most entertainment tech in the last 30 years was spurred by Porn
Who was the first "adopter" of VHS? Porn. (And what technology
single-handedly pushed porno theaters nationwide out of
business? VCRs. Thank you.) Who made cable a viable alternative
to network TV? Porn. (And now you have much better television
on cable than you can find on network TV. Thank you.) Who got
people into buying DVDs for home use first? Porn. (And now
many people buy DVDs instead of spending big $$ taking the
family out to the movies. A lot. Thank you.)

Porn is good for technology...they are first adapters, they foster
critical mass usage, then they step out of the way for
mainstream applications. Plus, porn is fun to watch. Hooray for
porn!
Posted by grtgrfx (221 comments )
Reply Link Flag
IS porn good for you?
What most people foget is pornography hurts other people. Fact: Cities with highest pornography distribution also has highest rape rate. Don't stop reading now. Fact: 86% of Sex Offenders were self admitted hard core pornography users. PLease keep reading. Fact: Oklahoma City shut down 150 sexually oriented businesses and rape rate went down 27%. While the other 76 counties in Oklahoma rape rate went up. Pornography is not harmless, and would enjoy any debate on the subject. So, in actuality, what you do in the privacy of your home DOES affect others. If you struggle in this area... just remember as you gawk at some chick that her father is likely crying over the same picture.

JWthird
Posted by jwthird (2 comments )
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Not suprised
My parents own and run an adult video store, so the only downfall here would be maybe a loss in business.

What does suprise, is how much easier it is to get. Apparently the "honor system" is far outdated, as at povpod.com, you only need to click the link and you have 3 ipod video ready, 7-9 minute shows on your desktop.

Although this is nothin new, and a google search would provide 2x as many results, it just seems to be more and more out of control.

I can pretty much foresee arguments like this coming up, and all those out there who think porn is the spawn of satin and sex a sin punishable by death, will soon make an appearance.

I think we all know that porn for you broadband cellphone is up next.
Posted by jotomaino (14 comments )
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when I was in college.....
I hacked into this porn site... there were live people in my screen... whatever I typed they would do.. as if on command.... based right out of seattle

geeze, I didnt have anything better to do.. but climb trees and jack off

duece? ta!
Posted by (187 comments )
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Not suprised
My parents own and run an adult video store, so the only downfall here would be maybe a loss in business.

What does suprise, is how much easier it is to get. Apparently the "honor system" is far outdated, as at povpod.com, you only need to click the link and you have 3 ipod video ready, 7-9 minute shows on your desktop.

Although this is nothin new, and a google search would provide 2x as many results, it just seems to be more and more out of control.

I can pretty much foresee arguments like this coming up, and all those out there who think porn is the spawn of satin and sex a sin punishable by death, will soon make an appearance.

I think we all know that porn for you broadband cellphone is up next.
Posted by jotomaino (14 comments )
Reply Link Flag
when I was in college.....
I hacked into this porn site... there were live people in my screen... whatever I typed they would do.. as if on command.... based right out of seattle

geeze, I didnt have anything better to do.. but climb trees and jack off

duece? ta!
Posted by (187 comments )
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Aaahh... it's not that big of a deal and here's why...
ok guys, here it is, i am a teenager and i will tell you this. If you have an ipod, you most likely have your own computer. If you have a desire for girls to not think you are scummy, you won't be walking around with your latest suicidegirls video, and finally, there is no better place for enjoying that video then alone in your room with your computer. And if this new ipod is allowing people who may not have previously been able to enjoy pornographic content in the privacy of their bedroom, then Mr. Jobs deserves a big thank you from them because teens like porn, plain and simple. Find me an adult male who has never looked at a playboy or a penthouse and i'll call him a liar!
Posted by FreeTurkeys (2 comments )
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Aaahh... it's not that big of a deal and here's why...
ok guys, here it is, i am a teenager and i will tell you this. If you have an ipod, you most likely have your own computer. If you have a desire for girls to not think you are scummy, you won't be walking around with your latest suicidegirls video, and finally, there is no better place for enjoying that video then alone in your room with your computer. And if this new ipod is allowing people who may not have previously been able to enjoy pornographic content in the privacy of their bedroom, then Mr. Jobs deserves a big thank you from them because teens like porn, plain and simple. Find me an adult male who has never looked at a playboy or a penthouse and i'll call him a liar!
Posted by FreeTurkeys (2 comments )
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