The Apple Watch relies on the iPhone for much of its functionality. With storage capacities ranging up to 128GB, that’s a lot of music, all accessible with a flick of the wrist or by asking Siri. If you’re going for a run or to the gym, sometimes you might not want to carry your iPhone. This is particularly true if you own one of the larger iPhones. You’re in luck if you have an Apple Watch. Not only is it a fantastic activity tracker, it can also become a modern day iPod shuffle. It comes with 8GB of internal storage. […]
Back in the days when we all rocked iPods, its singular use as a music player allowed for users to focus on getting the most from their portable music player. Now that the iPhone has effectively replaced the iPod, managing music can often take a backseat to the infinite functionality of our phones. Music still has tremendous meaning, but it’s easy to find yourself content with loading up music without any filters or extensive thought. That can have several unintended consequences. It can chew up valuable storage space and make it infinitely more difficult to get the absolute best listening […]
There are hundreds of new features in iOS 7, not to mention the entirely new interface. We dug deeper into the Music app to see what’s new, what’s improved and how you can get more from your browsing experience. It’s our iOS 7 Music app tips for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, part of our ongoing 7 on iOS 7 series. 1. Rate Your Songs In iOS 6, the process of rating songs was cumbersome. If you were in now playing, you’d have to click to list view in order to rate a track. Apple has made this infinitely easier […]
Podcasts are a great and free source of entertainment. You can find them in both audio or video formats, though the bulk of them are audio only. If you have an interest in a particular topic, you’ll most likely be able to find shows that are dedicated to your interests. Whether it’s Walking Dead, baseball or the iPhone, there’s a podcast for everyone. So how do you get started? Read on for how to listen to podcasts on iPhone. We’ll cover all the important topics including finding, subscribing and managing your podcasts.
Using Apple’s Home Sharing feature, your family can share and transfer content between iTunes and iOS devices in your household including the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Apple TV. If your household has multiple iOS devices or just one, using Home Sharing can give you access to your iTunes libraries, allowing you to share music, movies and more between your Mac or PC to your iOS devices. Read on to learn how to set up Home Sharing on iTunes, along with a tutorial on setting up Home Sharing on your iOS device.
If you recently purchased a new computer, you might not have access to your old files or music for a number of reasons, including a computer that no longer works or isn’t accessible due to theft or fire. If you do have your old computer, then your first step would be to migrate your data from your old to new computer. If that’s not possible and you don’t have a backup, this tutorial can help you recover your songs. If you have your music library on your iPhone, here’s how to transfer music from iPhone to a new computer. This […]
If you have a stack of CDs sitting on your shelf, then chances are you aren’t maximizing the enjoyment of your entire music collection. Digitizing your music allows you to bring your collection virtually anywhere and it doesn’t require you pack extra suitcases filled with jewel cases. Follow along for tips on how to download and add music from CDs to iPhone, iPad and across all of your devices. Using iTunes To Rip Your CDs iTunes is free and available for both Mac and PC. If you own an iPhone, chances are that you’ve already downloaded and installed iTunes. You […]
With iTunes Match, you can listen to your music from any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV. All of your music gets stored in iCloud, including those songs you ripped from your CD’s. Once you upload your music, it’s available on all your devices using the cloud. So let’s get started on how to setup iTunes Match. Why iTunes Match Rocks Using this service, you won’t have copy your media across all of your devices. In my case, all of my music resides on my Mac Pro. My laptop has zero music on it. While my iPhone and iPad […]
With the latest iPhone, there is a convergence of devices and many are finding they no longer need their iPod. The built-in Music app, which was formerly known as the iPod app, is every good as your old nano or classic and then some. Our guide will help with make the transition and learn all of the intricacies of how to use the music app on iPhone. Understanding Your Options Launch Music app and you’ll immediately take note of menu tabs at the bottom. The default layout is: Playlists, Artists, Songs, Albums and More. Playlists: Here you will find any […]
We’ll resist the urge to call the iPad “a giant iPod touch”, yet we cannot ignore the music capabilities of the new iPad. In iOS 5, the ‘iPod’ app is simply called the ‘Music’ app and it comes preinstalled on every new iPad. If you’ve finished setting up your iPad and installed some of the best apps, you might want to sync music to your new iPad. Follow along as we explore how to sync music to an iPad.