Wait... so can you not access the file system on an iOS device? How do you transfer music and stuff? Like real FLAC files and stuff... wait... you don't have an SD card port?

How do you people use iPhones?

@poetgrant iPhone are for people who don't want to access the file system. They take the phone use it and that's it.

@tursiops interesting... my mother wanted me to help get an mp3 file on her phone as a ringtone and I am just now realizing that I can't without maybe iTunes? Even then... I just don't understand. Why can't I just access the onboard storage device?

@poetgrant @tursiops yeah, you would do it through iTunes, or put it online somewhere and download it to the device.

I don’t put any music on my iPhone (do people actually still do that?) between Spotify, google music and Apple Music, I don’t see the need. Personally I use Spotify.


@xj9 @tursiops @poetgrant Spotify provides a great service that I’m happy to pay for. I’m glad Kodi works for you though.

@rob I prefer if at all possible to host most of my data myself.

@tursiops I'll give it a try on one of my machine than I'm using as a server.

@rob @poetgrant @xj9 @tursiops each to their own. Personally I’ve always found that mentality a little naive. I tend to go with whatever I think is best for the job, FOSS, proprietary, whichever.

Plus, I’m sure you’ve probably bought a game or something at one point. 😊

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