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The Best Earphones & Ear Buds

The Best Earphones & Ear Buds

Apple earphones are the most commonly used, but do not deliver the best sound quality or durability.Earphones on Purple image by JJAVA from Fotolia.comEarphones and ear buds are commonly mistaken for headphones. Headphones have speakers that either cover the entire ear or rest over them..........[Read More]
How to Disable Flip in an iTouch

How to Disable Flip in an iTouch

The iOS 4.3 software update for the iPhone and iPod Touch introduces a handful of new features, including the ability to disable your device's rotation. Normally, the iPod Touch and iPhone detects when the device is turned horizontally and adjusts the screen accordingly, depending on the application......[Read More]
How Does an IPod Work?

How Does an IPod Work?

Digital MusicThe iPod is the ubiquitous Apple digital music player (DMP). Digital music players store music in digital files (binary code) and then use a DAC (digital-to-analog) converter to turn the digital file composed of 0's and 1's into an analog signal that can be played through.........[Read More]
How to Load iTunes Songs Onto Another iPod

How to Load iTunes Songs Onto Another iPod

You can load songs onto another iPod by connecting it to your computer and allowing iTunes to sync with the new device. Each iPod uses a unique identification number to allow iTunes to distinguish one device from another. If you own more than one iPod, or if more than one person shares the same comp......[Read More]
How to Install an iPod Update File in Windows XP

How to Install an iPod Update File in Windows XP

Apple occasionally issues software updates for the various iPods on the market. These updates can keep an iPod functioning properly and fix errors in previous updates. The iTunes program in Windows XP (and other Windows operating systems) will search for and download any software updates for your pa......[Read More]
How to Connect an iPod to a Laptop

How to Connect an iPod to a Laptop

To load music, videos and other content onto your iPod, you must first connect it to a computer so that data can be transfered to your device. All current iPod models are fully compatible with both Mac and PC laptop computers. Using the included USB cable, your iPod can sync with your laptop and als......[Read More]
What I Thought of the iPhone 4

What I Thought of the iPhone 4

The iPhone 4 is a terrific package. It offers major upgrades over the 3GS, but is it a must-have upgrade?......[Read More]
How to Get the iPod Touch to the Set Up Screen

How to Get the iPod Touch to the Set Up Screen

You may be excited to start using your brand new iPod touch, but to access the device's initial set-up screen you'll first need to complete a few steps using your computer. You can't set up your iPod touch until you've downloaded Apple's iTunes program onto your computer. You'll also need to set up ......[Read More]
How to Change How Long The iPhone 3G Rings

How to Change How Long The iPhone 3G Rings

By default, the iPhone rings for 20 seconds before forwarding the call to voice mail. For some people, that's not enough time to answer the call, or just too long. You can change the length of time the phone rings, but first you need to find the voice mail access number. Once you have the number, yo......[Read More]
How to Export Music From an IPod

How to Export Music From an IPod

If you purchased a new computer, re-installed some components of your old computer, or just need to transfer some songs from your iPod to your computer, there are several easy ways you can do it on a PC or a Mac. Even if your computer isn't letting you copy and paste songs into the iTunes library, i......[Read More]
How Do I Take Songs Off My iPod Nano?

How Do I Take Songs Off My iPod Nano?

The iPod Nano is smaller than the classic iPod, both in physical size and the size of the hard drive. With a smaller hard drive, you are much more likely to run out of space for your music. An easy solution to this problem is to remove music that you don't regularly listen to and replace it with new......[Read More]
Does Your Mac Have What It Takes To Run OS X El Capitan?

Does Your Mac Have What It Takes To Run OS X El Capitan?

The minimum system requirements for OS X El Capitan haven’t changed much since OS X Mavericks. Still, the devil is in the details; find out if your Mac will run the newest version of OS X.......[Read More]
How to Turn on the "TV Out" on an iPhone

How to Turn on the "TV Out" on an iPhone

If you're tired of squinting at the screen on your Apple iPhone to watch downloaded movies or video clips, then connecting the device to a television set might be the answer. The iPhone comes with a "TV Out" function so you can view the output from the iPhone on a much larger screen. Enabling "TV Ou......[Read More]
How to Use an iPod Through a DVD on SRT8

How to Use an iPod Through a DVD on SRT8

Listening to music is a personal pleasure, and has become much easier to do with the iPod personal audio system. There are times when you might want to share the music you hold in your iPod with others, such as through a DVD player in a car DVD system like the SRT8 if a DVD player is available in th......[Read More]
How to Back Up Your iPhone Apps & Music

How to Back Up Your iPhone Apps & Music

Technology is changing all the time, and it is also changing the way we function on a daily basis. Smart phones in particular are changing the ways in which we operate. If you own an iPhone, then you likely use it to store thousands of songs and videos and dozens of apps. You might even purchase add......[Read More]
How to Make a Page Plus Cellular Account Online

How to Make a Page Plus Cellular Account Online

Page Plus Cellular is cell phone service that offers typical voice and text plans. The main difference between Page Plus and other cell phone companies is that it only offers prepaid plans. When you purchase a Page Plus phone, you must activate your phone before using it. You don't automatically rec......[Read More]
How to Run Credit Cards With an iPhone

How to Run Credit Cards With an iPhone

One of the biggest catchphrases for the iPhone is the ubiquitous "There's an App for that" phrase. However, if you want to sell things through your personal business, but don't want to to buy a credit card machine...well...there's an app for that. The Credit Card Terminal App for the iPhone helps sm......[Read More]
How to Locate a MAC Address on an iPhone

How to Locate a MAC Address on an iPhone

Network adapters, network cards and iPhones have MAC addresses. These 12-digit numbers are unique for every device. You normally have no need to know the MAC address of an iPhone. On occasion, however, you may need this value when working with routers or wireless networks. You do not have to downloa......[Read More]
How Can I Add Gigs to My iPod?

How Can I Add Gigs to My iPod?

The iPod touch may be Apple's focus when it comes to MP3 players, but for users who want additional storage and modification options, older iPod models may be more suitable. Unlike the iPod touch, which relies on flash memory, iPod models such as the Classic and Video used 1.8-inch hard drives for s......[Read More]
How to jailbreak an iPod Touch

How to jailbreak an iPod Touch

This article will tell you how to successfully jailbreak your iPod touch, using Blackra1n, a free internet download that enables you to jailbreak.......[Read More]