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iTunes/iPod Tips – Charging your iPod/iPhone from a PC/Mac and playing at the same time

If you use an iPod or iPhone as your personal music device, you will undoubtedly been in the position where you have wanted to listen to your device, but it was almost flat! Luckily, you are near a PC, but it is not the PC which has your iTunes account. If you plug it in, […]

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Mac Tips – Switching between firefox sessions

One of the things that is different between windows and mac is alt + tab. Sure there is Cmd + Tab, but that switches between different programs. What happens when you have two instances of the same program open? Use: Cmd and ~ Problem solved!

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Mac Tips – Making your own ringtones for iPhones

One of the drawbacks of an iPhone is the inability to select your own tracks as the ringtone, however you can make your own by following these steps: 1. Select the track you wish to use. 2. Select the section of the track you wish to have as your ringtone. There are two ways of […]

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Where are the iPhone Apps on a Mac?

Where Are The Apps On The Mac? Ever had to rebuild your iTunes library and you own an iPhone? Unfortunately, when you rebuild all your playlists, play counts and ratings, it doesn’t restore your iPhone/iPad apps. These can be found on a Mac in: ~/Music/iTunes/Mobile Applications/ Where ~ is your username. To add them simply […]

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Mac Tips – Take screenshots on a Mac

Mac Tips – Take screenshots on a Mac Unlike windows, there is no button for taking screenshots. To perform different screenshot types, see the list below: Command-Shift-3: Take a screenshot of the screen, and save it as a file on the desktop Command-Shift-4, then select an area: Take a screenshot of an area and save […]

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Mac Tips – Ctrl + Alt + Del on Mac

There are times when you are using a program and all of a sudden it hangs and stops responding! After pressing: the left mouse button, the right mouse button, the spacebar, the enter key, the escape key and the backspace key, you realise that the program is frozen and you need to force quit. No […]

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Mac Tips – Renaming User Accounts

About a year or more a go, I had an issue in my iTunes where all the latest played dates of the songs in my library were all the same. The only way to fix the issue was to shift all my information onto a new user account. However, once I did that, the old […]

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