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iPhone 6 Dock Mod

This video shows you how to use and modify an iPhone 5 dock to fit your new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with any case.

Macbook Pro 15 Inch

Top 5 Macbook Pro 15” Tips

The 15 inch Macbook Pro is a slim yet powerful top of the line laptop with a gorgeous retina display.  It also costs a pretty penny comparatively to other laptops on the market.  To maximize your investment and experience, here are my top 5 tips for the Macbook Pro 15 inch...

MacBook Air

Tame Your MacBook Air’s Noisy Fan

Does your Mac Air sound like a hotel hair dryer?  Is the fan running even when your computer is doing nothing?  You can easily fix this with an SMC reset: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964 Here is the section you need: Shut down the computer. Plug in the MagSafe power adapter to a power...

Fixing a locked iTunes Library

So something happened (likely your computer abruptly shut down) and now iTunes is giving you an error message that your Library file is locked: This is easy enough to fix: Close iTunes Move all files from the root of your iTunes library folder to another location Open iTunes which will...

Fullscreen Every OSX Application

Apple OSX Lion is the first Mac operating system to feature fullscreen applications.  Unlike the default Microsoft Windows fullscreen, the OSX fullscreen hides the top menu bar and resizes applications to consume the entire screen.  Unfortunately, the OSX application has to be coded to take advantage of this type of...

White Notes On Your iPhone

The iPhone comes with a yellow backgrounded text editor called Notes.  Most text editors in my experience (notepad, wordpad, Word, etc) have white backgrounds that are visually easier to work with than yellow backgrounds.  Unfortunately, Apple does not provide an out of the box way to change the background of...

Removing Pandora Ads On Your iPhone 4

Years ago, Pandora was an add-free  music service that allowed you to create and customize your own radio stations.  Today, Pandora has popup ads, audio ads, and full page ads that are designed to be unobtrusive but ultimately just annoy.  This article shows you how to easily remove Pandora ads...

Pulse, Visual iPhone/iPad News Reader

News readers pull news from multiple sites and display them centrally, providing you a quick and easy way to get the information you need.  Unlike typical news readers, Pulse displays the news in a way thats both intuitive and visually appealing.  You can get Pulse for both the iPhone and...

Enabling iPad Voice Control

Voice control for the iPhone is pretty cool.   You tell your iPhone to play a certain song, artist, album, etc, you can tell it to skip to the next track, play the previous track, pause, etc and you can even ask it what song is playing, who is the...

Pee-wee gets an iPad

From his comedy shows, to his movies, to his TV shows, Pee-wee Herman was a huge star when I was growing up (nothing tops Pee-wee’s Big Adventure).  In searching YouTube for videos abou the iPad, I ran across this video of Pee-wee giving a comedic review of the iPad. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiDHUNiurqY