Have you recently installed/upgraded to iTunes 11? Are you confused by the new look? You can bring back the iTunes 10 look by following these simple steps: Click on ‘View‘ in the menu up top > click ‘Show Sidebar‘ Click on ‘View‘ in the menu up top > click ‘Show Status Bar‘ Or if you… Read More »
The new Apple Earpods are very good value for money. They do deliver. Very well thought out and well designed. Very comfortable and don’t feel intruding to your ears.
To sync all your photos, all you need to do is sign up for a free iCloud account here, or if you haven’t done so already then make sure you upgrade your MobileMe account to iCloud here Once you have signed up to iCloud then all you need to do is find the iCloud menu… Read More »
There is a hidden menu that isn’t selected by default. All you have to do is make sure you have updated your iTunes to 10.5.1 or higher then follow these steps: 1) Click View > View Options or (keyboard shortcut ⌘cmd +J) 2) Tick ‘iCloud Download’ and ‘iCloud Status’ 3) Click OK You should now see… Read More »
iTunes have changed their ways. You used to be able to change the Persistant ID within iTunes Library.itl using a HEX editor but as soon as you do that it quietly changes back to the old ID. This persistant ID is what enables you to sync your iPad/iPhone with your computer. For example when you… Read More »
PROBLEM Error message says: “MediaLink could not start because port 1900 or 9386 is in use” REASON EyeTv is or was once installed and is still running in the background. SOLUTION To stop this you need to: 1) Force quit EyeTv or anything similarly named in “Activity Monitor” 2) Remove anything related to EyeTv or… Read More »
First of all if you can (and have the space available) it’s best to keep your iTunes library local on your Mac. If you are running out of hard drive space on your Mac then you can store your library on an external USB drive. If you choose to do this then you need to… Read More »
Time Machine is by far the easiest method to back up your Mac. All you need is an external USB drive that is Mac only. Your Mac will know if you have plugged in the right USB drive because it will ask you if you’d like to use it as a backup drive. This won’t… Read More »
Mission Control What is it? Do you find it difficult to find what app you have open? Is your screen a mess with so many windows open? This is where Mission Control comes in. With a 3 finger swipe upwards on your trackpad you immediately see what is currently open. A simple click on the… Read More »
Simply hold down command (cmd key) while you drag the icon off the sidebar to the left. Did this work for you? Please share this with your friends if you find this works for you. Likewise leave your comment if you have another solution that works.