Tired of being asked to subscribe to Apple music all the time? Tired of not being able to sync your iTunes songs across multiple computers easily? Google has a solution that will sync your songs across your iOS devices and your home computer, and you can easily manage which songs get synced and which don’t, and you have full control over settings like whether you want to be able to stream songs over your phone data network or Wi-Fi etc.
The Google play music application replaces iTunes as a music player on your iPhone. It gives you more control over the uploading and downloading of songs.
I have been keeping an eye on three iOS apps that Google have been playing with over the last few years, and they have all come to age at the same time. I’m not sure if the timing is coincidence or some kind of subversive move by Google but Google have nailed these three wonderful iOS apps all in the last few months: Calendar, Inbox, and Google Play.
iTunes has copy protection on their movies called HDCP which will not allow you to play iTunes rentals or purchases on some older data projectors. Thankfully there is a simple solution. You just need to watch an SD version of the movie and it does not have the HDC P protection. This is not mentioned on Apple’s support webpage but I was able to find out about it when I rang Apple iTunes support. Read on for how to do this step-by-step.
We were on holidays in a unit and there was a TV where we were staying. I didn’t have any cables but thought it would be nice to play some music from my Macbook air through the TV. The TV had a USB port. Here’s how I got my iTunes songs onto a USB drive and then onto the TV. This should work for pictures and movies too.
It’s easy upgrade all your iOS apps directly on your iPhone – you just go into the ‘App Store’ app on your iPhone and press the ‘update All’ icon. But it can be a bit tricky trying to find out how to upgrade all the apps from iTunes on your mac. Here’s how to do it.
As part of their iPhone 6 launch Apple are giving away 500 million copies of the latest U2 album ‘Songs of Innocence.’ The album is available for free on iTunes for the next 5 weeks. I downloaded it yesterday and I’m loving it!
To find it you need to go to your ‘purchased music’ section on the iTunes store and click download.
This link will take you straight to your ‘purchased music’ in iTunes. Otherwise, here’s how to get there manually.
Apple have made it super easy to get music files from the iTunes store onto your iPod. But it’s not so obvious how to download a music file from the Internet to your iPod or iPhone.