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: 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: 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 Add Contacts From an iPhone to an iPad but Not From the Computer

How to Add Contacts From an iPhone to an iPad but Not From the Computer

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

Technology: How to Set Up Bell South SMTP for an iPod Touch

How to Set Up Bell South SMTP for an iPod Touch

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

Technology: How to Connect an Apple Shuffle to a Compaq Presario 6000

How to Connect an Apple Shuffle to a Compaq Presario 6000

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

Technology: How to Download Photos on an iPod Classic

How to Download Photos on an iPod Classic

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

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: Mac Weekly News: August 29, 2014 - iPhone Event September 9th

Mac Weekly News: August 29, 2014 - iPhone Event September 9th

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.

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