Technology: The Takeaway on iLife '11 Software Suite for Mac

The Takeaway on iLife '11 Software Suite for Mac

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

Technology: Review: Army of Darkness Defense

Review: Army of Darkness Defense

Army of Darkness Defense HD features the climactic scene of Army of Darkness with Ash defending the castle against the hordes of deadites intent upon getting their hands on the Book of the Dead.

Technology: How to Download Music Using iTunes

How to Download Music Using iTunes

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

Technology: How to Set a Password for Your iPhone Apps

How to Set a Password for Your iPhone Apps

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

Technology: Can You Put Games on the iTouch?

Can You Put Games on the iTouch?

If you own an iPod touch, you are in for much more than just a music player with a touchscreen. This iPod provides tens of thousands of gaming opportunities with enhanced graphics and efficient computing power. Access online games through your iPod when you have a wireless Internet connection, or lo

Technology: Docking Station for an iPhone

Docking Station for an iPhone

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.

Technology: How to Remove the Disk Mode From an iPod

How to Remove the Disk Mode From an iPod

Putting your iPod into disk mode allows the device to be used as a hard drive; you can store music and other files in a folder to be transferred between computers. Apple also recommends putting iPod into disk mode if you are troubleshooting the device. Once you are finished with disk mode, just rese

Technology: How to Sync Pictures Into an iPhone

How to Sync Pictures Into an iPhone

As an iPhone user, you are not only able to use your smartphone's photo library to hold pictures and videos taken on your phone -- but also to hold the library of photos that you likely have stored on your computer. This function creates another use for your iPhone by turning it into a mobile photo

Technology: How to Access Earthlink With an iPhone

How to Access Earthlink With an iPhone

Earthlink is an Internet and email provider that can be used on any iPhone. Earthlink customers are required to manually set up the connection for iPhone use. Once the appropriate settings have been entered, Earthlink will become a user's primary Internet and/or email client for the iPhone browser a

Technology: How to Download Songs From Windows Media Player to an iPod

How to Download Songs From Windows Media Player to an iPod

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

Technology: How to Use Media Player to Load Music to an iPod

How to Use Media Player to Load Music to an iPod

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

Technology: How to Make Ringtones From Recordings on an iPhone

How to Make Ringtones From Recordings on an iPhone

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

Technology: How to Use Google Earth and iPhone GPS Together

How to Use Google Earth and iPhone GPS Together

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

Technology: How to Use the iTouch 4G As a Webcam

How to Use the iTouch 4G As a Webcam

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

Technology: My iPhone Is Not Picking Up My SIM Card

My iPhone Is Not Picking Up My SIM Card

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

Technology: How to Make Custom Artwork for Your Phone

How to Make Custom Artwork for Your Phone

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

Technology: iPod Touch 16Gb Vs. iPod Touch 32Gb

iPod Touch 16Gb Vs. iPod Touch 32Gb

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

Technology: How to Increase the Volume for an iPhone

How to Increase the Volume for an iPhone

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

Technology: How Can I Know What Websites Someone Visited on an iPhone?

How Can I Know What Websites Someone Visited on an iPhone?

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