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Show Duplicate Songs with iTunes 11

Dec 14, 2012 - 6 Comments
Show Duplicate Songs in iTunes 11

The ability to quickly find duplicate items in iTunes libraries is back in the latest version of iTunes 11 for both Mac OS X and Windows. First things first, you’ll need to update to iTunes 11.0.1 before attempting to use the feature again. Update to the newest version either through iTunes itself, or through Software … Read More

Add Music to iPhone or iPod Wirelessly Without Syncing iTunes

Dec 9, 2012 - 15 Comments
Add music to iPhone wirelessly

If you want to be able to transfer music to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch wirelessly and without syncing everything on the device with iTunes, you’ll need to turn on iTunes Wi-Fi Sync. Yes, you read that correctly, in order to add a song to an iPhone (iPod, etc) wirelessly and without syncing the … Read More

iTunes 11 Released, Download Now!

Nov 29, 2012 - 12 Comments
iTunes 11

iTunes 11 has been released by Apple, offering a fairly significant update to the music player and iOS device syncing app. A variety of new features have been added, the user interface has been redesigned and modernized, a new mini-player has been included, and there’s even a redesigned icon to go with it. This is … Read More

Use iPad as an External Monitor with Air Display Free

Nov 27, 2012 - 12 Comments
MacBook Air with iPad running Air Display as an external display

Air Display is a great iOS app that turns an iPad into an external display for just about any Mac or Windows PC. It’s been around a while, but now there’s a new free version available that lets you try out a full featured ad-supported version before buying the regular version, offering an excellent way … Read More

Improve Listening to Music in iTunes with 3 Quick Preference Adjustments

Nov 26, 2012 - 13 Comments
Improve listening to music with iTunes

Listening to music in iTunes can be improved significantly by taking a moment to make three quick adjustments to preferences. Enabling these options takes a few seconds and will be valid for both Mac OS X and Windows: Open iTunes preferences from the iTunes menu Choose the “Playback” tab and check the box to enable … Read More

How to Run Firefox OS Simulator

Nov 16, 2012 - 7 Comments
Firefox OS Simulator

Mozilla, the makers of Firefox (yes, the web browser), are working on a mobile operating system called Firefox OS. It’s based entirely on HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and is currently at very early stages of development, with an appearance that’s kind of like iOS meets Android with a side of Ubuntu. Whether or not Firefox … Read More

The Windows Blue Screen of Death Makes a Hilarious iPad Lock Screen

Oct 6, 2012 - 18 Comments
Funny iPad lock screen: blue screen of death

One of the many things that iOS and Mac switchers coming from the Windows world surely don’t miss is the infamous Blue Screen of Death. To celebrate your freedom from that dreaded BSOD, you can dress up your iPad or Mac with a hilarious blue screen wallpaper, which easily ranks up there with that awful … Read More

iTunes 10.7 Available for Download to Prepare for iOS 6 & iPhone 5

Sep 12, 2012 - 10 Comments
iTunes 10.7

Apple released a minor update to iTunes today for both Mac OS X and Windows. Versioned as iTunes 10.7, the update is intended as a compatibility release for the upcoming iOS 6, and devices that will run iOS 6 such as the new iPhone 5 and iPod touches. Download iTunes 10.7 directly from Apple Unchecking … Read More

Live Stream an iPhone or iPad Screen & Broadcast to the Web or iMessages

Aug 30, 2012 - 5 Comments
Live Stream an iOS Screen to the World

Have you ever wanted to broadcast a live stream of your iPhone or iPad screen to a group of people? Or maybe you just want to demonstrate something on your iPhone to a single person? You can easily livestream iOS screens to the world either through the web or iMessages.

Disable the iTunes Store to Prevent Unwanted Purchases

Aug 29, 2012 - 3 Comments
Disable iTunes Store access and prevent purchases of apps and content

One of the best ways to kid-proof (and generally fool proof) an iPhone or iPad is to turn off in-app purchases. That’s great for the iOS world, but for the desktop you can do something similar by disabling access to the iTunes Store completely, this will prevent unintended purchases of apps, music, movies, books, or … Read More

Convert Any Audio or Video File to an iPhone Ringtone Easily with QuickTime

Aug 18, 2012 - 6 Comments
Trim the clip to a ringtone size portion in QuickTime

Most people use QuickTime Player as a way to watch movies, but using it’s Export function you can also turn any audio or video file into an iPhone ringtone very quickly. Here is how to convert just about anything into an m4r ringtone: Launch QuickTime Player and use it to open the desired audio or … Read More

Transfer HD Video from iPhone or iPad to Your Computer

Aug 14, 2012 - 15 Comments
Transfer Video from iOS to a Computer

Did you record a great video on your iPhone or iPad and now you want the full quality version on a computer? If you’ve ever used the iOS built-in sharing tools to send a movie from an iPhone or iPad, you’ll undoubtedly have noticed the quality gets reduced from the high quality HD 720p/1080p video … Read More

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