iTune's default behavior is to automatically launch and sync your media every time the phone is connected to your computer. The backup and sync actions can often take a long time to complete, making the process a bit inconvenient. If you wish to stop the sync, you must manually cancel the action. If
Apple's iPod nano offers most of the same feature set as the regular iPod, but in a smaller container. One feature that both devices share is their compatibility with Apple's Genius service. The Genius service takes information from your library and connects to Apple's servers to help create playlis
The iPhone includes an option that allows you to erase all content and settings, returning the device to its factory default state. This can be useful when selling the iPhone, or as part of a troubleshooting procedure. Erased iPhones can easily be restored to their previous state through the iTunes
On a computer, you might use AOL Instant Messenger, Google Chat, Facebook Chat, Windows Live or a host of other programs to communicate with your friends in real-time texting. You don't have to stop instant messaging just because you're on your iPhone. To facilitate instant messages on the iPhone, y
While enjoying apps, music, movies or games on your iPod Touch, you do not want it cut short by a dead battery. Knowing when to charge your iPod's battery is key to preserving the battery life on the phone, as well as keeping it from dying while you are using it. All iPod devices use a convenient ic
The iPod Touch revolutionized the world of portable media devices since it debuted in 2002. Three generations of the iTouch have been released and it has become one of Apple's top selling products. You can store your music library on the iTouch and use it to listen to your favorite songs on the go.
Getty Image Stream finally makes its way to the Mac App Store, bringing with it one of the largest stock photo libraries in the world. All images in the app are free for personal use.
Cydia is an application installer similar to the Apple App store, but it requires you to jailbreak your phone. Jailbreaking isn't illegal but it will void your iPhone warranty. Without your warranty, you no longer have access to Apple support. With Cydia, you can install many third-party apps not av
Apple released the first iPod in 2001, and it has since become the country's most iconic portable media player. One of the most attractive qualities of the iPod is its ample storage space. Compared to a CD, which can only hold 15 or 20 songs, the iPod classic can hold up to 40,000 songs, as of 2011.
The iPhone is a multimedia and communication device made by Apple. It has its own operating system that bundles all standard software together. This means that you do not have to worry about the version of software such as Safari since it is updated with each new version of the operating system. It
Apple included an option to restrict access to your iPod by setting a PIN code to lock the screen and keep out unwanted users. Unfortunately, forgetting your password can leave you unable to access your tunes when you're on the go. If you draw a blank on your passcode, you can reset it, but not unti
Photojournalist Damon Winter came under fire in February 2011 for taking third place with his picture story from Pictures of the Year International. An outcry from the photography community occurred when it was revealed that Winter shot his award-winning series using the Hipstamatic app on his iPhon
File Sharing With Snow Leopard: By default, your Mac will share the public folder of all user accounts. You can specify additional folders for sharing as needed.
Apple's iTunes continuously outdoes itself. As soon as you are familiar with an iTunes edition, Apple upgrades the software with new features. iTunes 8 comes with a handy new feature called Genius. This application automatically matches your existing music with songs or albums that you might like. I
Every week I find the best Mac apps and add them to my ever-growing list of recommended apps for the Mac. Only apps that offer exceptional value and quality make the list.
ITunes works as a middle-man between your iPod and the media you have stored in your iTunes library and on your computer. Similarly, iTunes and your iPod support the same audio file types, including files in WAV format. So, any audio file you can play in iTunes you can also sync to an iPod. You can
All iphones are set to hibernate or lock automatically after one minute. This can be very frustrating to some people that use their iphone to read books or play games that do not require you to touch your iphone screen. To help solve this problem you can simply change the iphone auto-lock time. The
The iPod Touch requires a certain type of video format for playback, which requires that a user convert the file to the iPod format before attempting to sync it with their device using iTunes. Videora iPod Converter is one of several free applications that can properly convert files. It is available
Hulu is a website that offers a library of streaming videos of television shows and movies. Hulu is a joint venture between ABC, NBC and Fox. Through Hulu's website, you can watch many past and present television shows from these networks. As of June 2010, Hulu offers a free App from Apple's App Sto
Video that is captured by JVC camcorders save with the MOD file extension. While MOD files are fine for storing to a camcorder, the file format is not recognized by computer-based media players or video editors. If you want to use MOD files in a media player or video editor, the files must first be