Apple’s earbuds are decent headphones but they don’t last forever. For example, after a few months of exercising with them, I’ve noticed mine showing wear and tear. That’s not the only reason you may want something else.
Perhaps you find the earbud design either uncomfortable, lacking in sound quality or just want something different.
Since you can plug anything with an 1/8″ jack into your iPod / iPhone, let’s look at what else is out there.
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How does your MP3 player, iTunes and iPod know what song it’s playing, who wrote it and where did that tiny picture of the album cover come from? Audio files like MP3s and AACs carry all sorts of meta data inside them, called tags. Common tags are the song’s name, artist, album title, year, track […] Continue reading →
In your digital media journey you’ve probably encountered music files called FLAC, Ogg Vorbis or Shorten. Getting them to play on your Mac is pretty easy but playing them on an iPod or other MP3 player isn’t an easy task for the average person. Instead of doing things the hard way – messing around with […] Continue reading →
With the holidays approaching, chances are some of you may be getting new iPods, iPhones or iPod Touches. Or perhaps, you may get a new Mac and want to transfer your iTunes Library onto it. Although they make a great gift, some will struggle with getting everything off their old device and onto the new […] Continue reading →
Our music collections outlast both our Macs and our iPods. As we upgrade or they break, at some point we’ll have to migrate our iTunes library from one Mac to another. You may think that moving your iTunes Library from one Mac to another (or from a PC to a Mac) is tricky but actually […] Continue reading →