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How to Download an iPod to a PC

How to Download an iPod to a PC

Apple blocks the ability of transferring music from an iPod to a second computer to thwart illegal file sharing. What happens if your computer's hard drive fails and you lose all your music except those stored on your iPod? Luckily, a number of utilities have popped up with ability to peer into the
How to Install iPod Games on Your iPod

How to Install iPod Games on Your iPod

The iPod is Apple's flagship portable media player. The iPod touch, as well as recent editions of the iPod classic and iPod nano devices, are capable of playing video games downloaded through the iTunes interface. Apple originally began offering video games through iTunes in 2006. Since then, more t
How to Convert iTunes Video to DVD on a Mac

How to Convert iTunes Video to DVD on a Mac

Videos from the Apple iTunes store are available for download to a Mac computer, where they can be stored and enjoyed. Since video clips take up a large amount of space on a computer hard drive, burning videos from a Mac to a DVD makes it possible to delete duplicate clips from the computer, freein
How to Tweak the Volume on an iPhone 2G

How to Tweak the Volume on an iPhone 2G

The iPhone 2G is the first generation iPhone manufactured by Apple and sold exclusively by AT&T. Users can surf the Web, play music, download applications and send and receive text messages and phone calls with the phone. Many of the features of the phone require sound. Users can tweak and adjust th
Is There Any Way to Salvage an iPod Shuffle That Has Been Soaked in Water?

Is There Any Way to Salvage an iPod Shuffle That Has Been Soaked in Water?

Water damage can spell permanent disaster for any electronic device, including the iPod shuffle. The most important thing you can do in the event of water damage is to keep the iPod off or turn it off immediately. Once the power is no longer running, you can try various drying methods to get the iPo
How to Fix the Push Notification on an iPhone

How to Fix the Push Notification on an iPhone

With the debut of Apple's iOS 3.0, the iPhone was given the ability to receive push notifications. These notifications alert you to chat messages and other important events from apps that you no longer have open. If you've stopped receiving push notifications, it's possible that you accidentally tur
My iPod Nano Won't Turn On

My iPod Nano Won't Turn On

There are several reasons why your iPod Nano may not turn on or awake out of its "Sleep Mode." This can be extremely irritating if you wish to use your iPod Nano, but the device is constantly malfunctioning. You may not need to take your iPod Nano in to be repaired if the player doesn't turn on as n
How to Remove Songs From iPod to iTunes

How to Remove Songs From iPod to iTunes

If you want to remove a song from your Apple iPod portable media player, you're going to have to go through the iTunes music software. iTunes will only sync songs with a "check" next to them in your media library to your iPod. By default all items will be checked, which means that every last song in
How to Put Songs From LimeWire on Your iPod Nano

How to Put Songs From LimeWire on Your iPod Nano

The LimeWire file-sharing service gives users the option of downloading audio files to their computers. These audio files can be listened to using software programs such as Apple's iTunes. Songs that you have downloaded from the LimeWire peer-to-peer service can also be transferred onto portable med
How to Mount an iPhone 4

How to Mount an iPhone 4

The iPhone 4 contains a lot of functionality in a small package, but the way the phone integrates with iTunes makes this the only method of transferring data to and from the phone. There may be times when you want to mount your iPhone 4 as a hard drive on your computer, allowing you to browse its co
Tips on iPhone Applications

Tips on iPhone Applications

There's no need to fret about iPhone apps.confused image by leafy from Fotolia.comWith over 300,000 available apps for your iPhone, it may be difficult to know where to start. From searching and browsing, purchasing and downloading, to organizing the apps once you have them, the amount of...
How to Hardwire an iPhone to DSLR

How to Hardwire an iPhone to DSLR

Using a SLR mount, you can hardwire your iPhone to a SLR lens and transform the built in camera on your iPhone into a DSLR device. The SLR mount is built specifically for the iPhone 4 and features a wrap-around case to hold your iPhone and a bracket that directly attaches to your SLR lens.
About Apple IPhones

About Apple IPhones

The Apple iPhone is definitely one of the most revolutionary handsets in the cell phone industry. It is currently the best-selling handset of all time, beating out the Motorola RAZR after a few months. The iPhone's main draw comes from its apple branding, smart design and user-friendly smartphone fe
How to Close Apps on an iPhone 3GS

How to Close Apps on an iPhone 3GS

Apple's iOS 4 brought a convenient multitasking feature to the iPhone 3GS and to the iPod Touch. Multitasking allows you to run more than one application on your iPhone 3GS. A similar action occurs on your desktop PC when you are running multiple programs. To completely close apps on your iPhone 3GS
Differences Between the iOS 3 & the iOS 4

Differences Between the iOS 3 & the iOS 4

Apple iOS is the operating system found on Apple portable devices like the iPod touch, iPad and iPhones. The iPhone 3G and 3GS were both launched with Apple's 3rd Generation iOS; Apple allowed its 3GS users to upgrade to the 4th Generation iOS, which is a faster processor also featured on the iPhone
What's the Best Mac Email Client?

What's the Best Mac Email Client?

Do you have a favorite email client? One you use to keep in touch with friends, colleagues, and family, not to mention fight spam?Let us know by nominating your favorite application for the Best Mac Email Client in the About.com Reader's Choice Awards 2010.
About iPod Docking Stations

About iPod Docking Stations

An iPod docking station is a device that holds an iPod in the upright position while syncing and charging. In some instances, they're included in the iPod purchase (iPod Shuffle, for example), but for most versions, they have to be bought separately. In addition the Apple-branded docks, there are an
iPhone Calendar Adding Event: Setting Day and Time

iPhone Calendar Adding Event: Setting Day and Time

Step 3 of adding an event to the iPhone's calendar: select date and time.
How to Increase the Ear Volume on an iPhone

How to Increase the Ear Volume on an iPhone

In the earlier stages of the iPhone's life, the firmware running the device restricted the volume level immensely. This limitation upset some users because, after all, they did purchase a $300 to $400 on the device and certainly did not expect to be unable to adjust the volume however they wished. A
How to Make an iPod Shuffle Work if It Is Already Dead

How to Make an iPod Shuffle Work if It Is Already Dead

Unlike the rest of the iPod devices, the iPod Shuffle lacks a screen and the ability to be turned on or off. As a result, the only way to navigate songs is by using the "Forward" and "Reverse" buttons -- and the only time the device turns off is when its battery dies. Make a dead iPod Shuffle work a