First there was the Palm Treo. Then the Blackberry. Then came Windows Mobile, Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android. Palm’s gone and RIM is falling apart. Windows Mobile never really took off. That leaves the two major smartphone platforms – iOS and Android. For a few years, with AT&T’s lock on the iPhone, it was either AT&T or Android. But Android didn’t have the Apps that iOS did.
Now that the iPhone is available on all the major US carriers, and Android’s gaining in popularity – Which one should you choose?
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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 […] Continue reading →
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 →