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In: Uncategorized27 Oct 2008
The iPhone 3G is awesome, we all know that, but the rate plans are not. By default there are no text messages included on the plans, and it costs $5 to get only 200 of them. Well guess what, you can get free SMS text messaging on your iPhone by using the AIM protocol. First [...]
In: Uncategorized20 Oct 2008
Filed under: Hardware , Portables , Tips and tricks , Mac 101 There’s a good tip at CreativeBits today on prolonging your battery’s life. Specifically, it’s about letting it run through “cycles.” When your battery is fully charged, be it in your laptop, iPhone or iPod, and you let it run until the device dies, you’ve used up one cycle. Over time, it will lose its ability to retain a full charge.
In: Uncategorized17 Oct 2008
Filed under: Tips and tricks , iTunes This week, Lifehacker pointed out a handy feature of iTunes 8. Specifically, you can convert any file into audiobook format. That way, it will be categorized as an audio book and more importantly, remember where you stopped listening last time. Last year, a friend sent me some audio of a conference he attended.
In: Uncategorized6 Oct 2008
Filed under: Analysis / Opinion , Software , How-tos , Tips and tricks , Odds and ends , Freeware , iTunes , iPhone Remember the days when getting a ringtone up on the iPhone was about as hard as, say, fixing the economy? There were all kinds of programs you had to mess around with, and sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn’t, and most of the time, it just wasn’t worth the trouble. Cut ahead a year from those days of yore to right now, and look at this — all you need to get a ringtone of almost any song you want is iTunes itself.
The outside of the box said "Windows base machine or better", so I bought a Mac.