Review of iLife '11: Apple iLife '11 is about as perfect as a software suite can be. It combines five professional-quality multimedia applications at a price that’s less than you would normally pay for many individual applications. The good news is that iLife costs $20 less than it u
The iTunes software does more than just hold music files saved in folders on your computer. The program is also utilized to download music files. These songs can be played with the iTunes audio player, or even transferred onto different iPods you have purchased. Buying albums from the iTunes Store c
With a single password you can control the use of apps on your iPhone. This feature is particularly useful when others use your device, especially children. A passcode gives you the chance to restrict both factory-installed apps, which you can't remove from your iPhone, and third-party apps that you
An iPod is great for music on the go, but when it needs to charge, you have to plug it in. If you've only got headphones, you can't listen to it unless you stay nearby while it charges. A docking station changes all that, so you never have to be without your music.
The Contacts applications on the iPhone and iPad can be wirelessly synchronized using a free online Google account as an intermediary. This removes the need for a computer to copy contact details between the two devices' address books. It also ensures that all your address books are fully up to date
The iPod Touch features a built-in Mail application that allows you to send and receive e-mail from any POP3-enabled e-mail account. Bell South is an Internet service provider and subsidiary of AT&T Inc. Bell South e-mail accounts are POP3-enabled and fully compatible with your iPod Touch device. Be
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The Apple iPod Shuffle is compatible with Windows-based PCs, including the Compaq Presario 6000 running Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2 or later, according to the official Apple site. Once connected to your computer via USB connection, you can sync music from your iTunes library to the iPod Shuf
As of December 2009, the iPod Classic has 160GB of memory, making it the highest capacity iPod ever. That memory allows the iPod Classic to store up to 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video or 25,000 photos. With that amount of storage it's possible to store your entire music collection and have enough r
Songs that you have added to the Windows Media Player library on your computer can be burned onto a CD or added to a portable MP3 player. These same songs can also be listened to using the iTunes media player. To do this, you must add the Windows Media Player files into the iTunes library on your co
The audio program Windows Media Player (Media Player, for short) can be used to load music onto an MP3 player. To load music onto an iPod, however, you must use the program iTunes as these devices are not compatible with Media Player or other similar audio software programs. This can be annoying if
If you aren't satisfied with the standard iPhone ring tones, you can record your own using the Create Ringtones app. This app is available free at the iTunes App Store, so you can download it directly on your phone. This app allows you to make your own 30-second or shorter ring tones from recordings
The weekly Mac news roundup for August 29, 2014 includes: iPhone 6 and iWatch press event planned for September 9th, iTunes Festival London 2014 starts September 1st, and rumors that the iPhone 6 may include an NFC-based payment system.
The iPhone features a built in global global positioning chip that you can use with applications on your device. Google Earth is a free application available through Apple's App Store that combines a mapping application with satellite imagery. You can use the iPhone's GPS chip in combination with th
The fourth-generation iPod Touch is the first model in the iTouch family that includes a front-facing camera, which when connected to a Wi-Fi network acts as a portable webcam. The video calling feature, dubbed FaceTime, calls a contact from your iPod Touch and links the caller's 4G iPod Touch or iP
The SIM card is a small piece of hardware required for GSM iPhones to work. The SIM card functions as a memory chip and can be moved from one GSM phone to another. Occasionally, your iPhone might not pick up or recognize a SIM card. The cause of this problem varies; however, some troubleshooting gui
Mobile phone artwork is created in the same fashion as any other digital image. By determining your phone's pixel resolution and supported image types, you can create your own custom artwork for free. Your artwork can be used as a wallpaper for your phone's main menu or in place of the factory defau
For its first two generations of production, the iPod Touch -- the touchscreen display-possessing, top-tier version of Apple Inc.'s portable multimedia player -- offered the 16- and 32-gigabyte as the larger flash-drive offerings, as opposed to the smaller 8 GB. While Apple ended production of the 1
When you first get your iPhone, you may be confused about how to use some of its basic functions. There are plenty of icons on the screen, but very few buttons on the phone itself. And since the iPhone 3G and 2G don't have a proper manual, something as simple as figuring out how to turn up the volum
Apple's iPhone is a full-featured smartphone that includes a version of the Safari web browser. This allows iPhone users to browse the Internet and visit their favorite websites on the go when connected to 3G/4G or Wi-Fi wireless Internet. However, you may want to figure out what websites have been