There are a stack of bluetooth speakers available. Here’s how to pair one to your Apple laptop for better sound quality and volume. Continue reading 〉
Last week I was down in our local JB hi-fi buying a small sound system for my son’s 18th birthday. I wanted something that would look good, sound good, and last okay into the future. The stand out for me were these Marley Get Together speakers. I first noticed them at a friend’s house. If you are after a good looking and good sounding small speaker to give someone for Christmas around the $200 mark, I’d recommend these. Also works very nicely with a Macbook or Macbook air. Continue reading 〉
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.
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.
I often do weddings and funerals, and as part of the wedding or funeral people like a Keynote slideshow with 10-20 photos set to some background music. The problem is there may be other slides that need to come before or after it without background music. The easiest way to achieve this is to make a ‘movie’ of the slides (with a soundtrack) and then re-import this movie into a Keynote as a single slide. Here’s how to export a Keynote slideshow with a soundtrack.
This little beauty is called an airport express. You can buy it from Apple for $99 (USA) or $119 (Australia). It plugs into your home ethernet network (or straight into your ADSL modem) via that little Ethernet connection on the left next to the power cord. Then it shares your internet connection with all your iOS devices via wi-fi. But it has a few tricks up it’s sleeve. Continue reading 〉