Month: February 2013

How to download music to an iPod

If you've just purchased or received a new iPod, there are a few easy steps you can take to get your Apple device set up and ready for use. In a recent post for Digital Trends, contributor Drew Prindle outlined steps for downloading music to your device, explaining that the first step is to download the latest version…

How to share, game and digitally interact with your iPhone

Smartphones are all about keeping people in touch and making new types of connections. Your iPhone is capable of doing so many different things that it's probable you have not even scratched the surface of its functionality. Here are a few tips and tricks that could allow you to do more than you ever thought possible. Sharing large…

Tips for managing your Apple account

Whether you are new to the Apple consumer family, recently upgraded to a new device or simply want to make a few administrative changes, there is a bit of Apple ID and account know-how that could come in handy. While not everyone necessarily needs to get an Apple ID, those who wish to upload or…

The pros of the MacBook Air

With all the devices out there to meet widespread mobility and personal computing needs, it can be difficult to decide which device will be best for you. ZDNet contributor James Kendrick recently shared the personal experience that led him to get a MacBook Air, noting that while his old MacBook had worked well for him, he…

iBreak stories: Where’d my Wi-Fi go?

We get many stories submitted with the devices we receive for repair, and some Apple product owners are more liberal with the details than others. Sometimes it can be fun to try to fill in some of the details, though. We recently received a second generation iPad from an owner in Gladstone, Michigan. The device had…

How an iPad mini 2 might improve on the original

When the iPad mini was first released, it was met with mixed reviews. Recent rumors about an upcoming iPad mini 2 have sparked a review of the device's pros and cons. Expert Reviews' contributor David Ludlow recently explained that one of the complaints about the original iPad mini is that it does not have some…

iPad tips and tricks: How to reset your device

As advanced as Apple continues to make their devices, most are in need of a resetting every now and then. In fact, resetting an iPad is one of the first solutions recommended for troubleshooting device problems such as lag time slow running speed or an incorrectly working app. If an app freezes or your iPad appears…

Apple and talk of disruption

With all the speculation that Apple will be entering the television market, people are beginning to get a bit obsessed with the company's strategy for growth and continued success. The fact that everyone and his brother clutches desperately to their iPhone, iPad or iPod might be enough to demonstrate Apple's solid position in all things technology,…

Apple iPad tips and tricks: How to make iPad shortcuts

Everyone loves their Apple devices, from iPods to iPhones and iPads. The advent of the iPad has revolutionized consumer technology, but what good is this shiny gadget if you don't know how to use it? Actually, there are a bunch of tips and tricks that can let you get the most from your iPad. If…

Apple iPad tips and tricks: How to make iPad shortcuts

Everyone loves their Apple devices, from iPods to iPhones and iPads. The advent of the iPad has revolutionized consumer technology, but what good is this shiny gadget if you don't know how to use it? Actually, there are a bunch of tips and tricks that can let you get the most from your iPad. If…