This is definitely real, but not correct (if that makes sense). My iPod touch has been recording for over a year now and was about to pass the 10,000 hours mark when the iPod froze. I had to manually restart. When I later checked the stopwatch, it was around 370800 hours, which is roughly 43 years. It's a glitch. The iPod's stopwatch isn't designed to handle that amount of time. Who knows what will happen to it in the future. I've been considering making a YouTube video of it.