Hi R Hefner, I have about a 4 year old iBook dual usb, and it works fine with my Nano, we had to add a usb 2 pci card to my wife's old G4 "PCI Graphics" for her Nano to charge properly. just my $.02 parkerdude On Oct 22, 2006, at 1:19 PM, ibook- request at listserver.themacintoshguy.com wrote: > Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2006 11:19:29 -0700 (PDT) > From: R Hefner <rshefner_uk at yahoo.com> > Subject: [iBook] iBook with USB 1.1 and iPod problem > To: ibook at listserver.themacintoshguy.com > Message-ID: <20061022181929.1627.qmail at web54608.mail.yahoo.com> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 > > > Hiya all, > > I am looking at getting a new iPod shuffle or possibly > a nano, but unfortunately I found > out they only work with USB 2.0 and my iBook is a G3 > with USB 1.1. Can't afford to > upgrade the Mac right now...but I have a PC with USB > 2.0. Could I use the PC to upload > mp3s for now and then still use the iPod with a Mac in > the future. In a nutshell...will > the same iPod work with a Mac and Windows or are they > two different models? > > The second problem is that the Windows machine is > pretty old (I've added the USB 2 card) > and is running Windows 98 SE....can the new iPods be > made to work with this OS...Apple > site says no. > > Any other ideas on how I can get a iPod working for me > preferably with my iBook without buying a new > computer? > > Cheers!