so basically i tried the trick of getting music off my sisters 8gig 3rd gen nano, and it would work. my computer would show the ipod as a drive, im assuming that apple discovered this and fixed it. but really all it takes it messing with the drivers on your computer that are downloaded when you first plug in your ipod. dont worry this wont ruin how your ipod normally function (or it didnt for me) with your computer.
soo lets begin