There are certain music formats that iTunes and iOS devices can’t play, this does not mean that it can not be converted into a format that it can play. This article will go through a couple of different ways of converting the music so you can sync it, as well as the best methods and audio formats for retaining the quality of the music file.
Month / January 2013
Reader view in Safari is way of reading an article without being distract by any content other than the content for which you came to the website to read. The Reading List is a way of saving a webpage to read for later, and best of all it automatically syncs to all your iOS devices and other computers with Safari installed. It even automatically saves a copy of the page to Safari’s cache so you can view it offline.
Ever tried to sync your iPod, iPhone or iPad to another iTunes library just to be presented with a messages saying that in order to sync, the device it has to be erased? iTunes makes it difficult to sync with multiple libraries, however in this tutorial I’ll show you a few different workarounds to successfully get iTunes to play by your rules and not erase everything.
Turning your iPhone or iPad (with cellular capabilities) into a personal hotspot is a simple and easy way to get Wi-Fi capable or Bluetooth device connected to the internet when no other Wi-Fi access is available. Using a personal hotspot turns your iPhone or iPad into a portable Wi-Fi station, fully equipped with password protection so only the people you want to allow to connect can connect.
Compressing (zipping) files does two things, it combines all the selected files/folders into one file as well as minimizes the file size of the original file into a newly created zip file. When emailing photos or sharing files online it is best to compress all files together and sent as one file instead of sending 50 different files. There are however certain files that you’ll notice once compressed don’t actually zip down the file size, this is because some files already come compressed.
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If you travel a lot or are simply interesting in knowing the time from around the world, your iOS device makes it very easy to set up. No new app is required to be installed, it is included in the Clock app that comes with your iOS. If viewing the world clock on an iPad it also shows the weather from around the world.
Deleting an application by simply dragging it into the Trash bin does not remove everything. Left behind are preferences, logs, plist files, caches, and sometimes even the PKG or DMG installer. These left over files are usually small and are left behind so if you ever re-install the application later after deleting it, it can simply pick up your preferences, ect and set itself up the way you previously had it set up. However if you never plan on re-installing the application or just want to keep your Mac clean and tidy there are a few great apps for deleting all traces of an application.