The ‘Apple Mac’ Archives
Posted January 29, 2014 by

Two Methods for Skipping Songs on iPhone or iPod without Touching Screen


If you usually put your phone in your pocket while listening to music, you would probably enjoy the convenience of being able to control the music app without having to pull out your phone and unlock it. Likewise, if you frequently need to control your music while wearing gloves, these tricks are essential.

Category Apple iPhone

Posted January 28, 2014 by

How Can I Increase the Number of Most Played Songs in My iTunes Smart PlayList?

playlist music

When you use the iTunes Smart Playlist to find the songs you play most, you may notice that the list is limited to 25 songs. If you have thousands of songs in your library, chances are you have more favorite songs than that. Follow the steps in this tutorial to increase the number of songs […]

Category Apple iPhone, Music

Posted January 8, 2014 by

iOS: Set Ringtones for Specific Contacts

ios contacts ringtones feature

By default, all contacts on your phone will be assigned the same ringtone, and you have to pull your phone out to see who is calling. In many cases, getting to your phone quickly just to identify a caller maybe a bit difficult, especially when you are busy. By setting different ringtones to important contacts […]

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Posted January 5, 2014 by

iOS: Play YouTube Videos in the Background

play youtube videos in the background feature image

Many of us want to listen to music or other audio from YouTube while using another app on our iPhone or iPad. Typically, once you switch to another application, the video and the associated music will stop. Luckily, there is a quick walk-around to force iOS to play the audio of the video in the […]

Category Apple iPhone

Posted December 30, 2013 by

How Do I Add Text to My Video in iOS iMovie?

second imovie feature image

Even though the mobile version of iMovie has limited features when compared to the Mac version, it is still powerful enough to let you manipulate movies in numerous ways. One of the most commonly requested features it the ability to overlay text onto the movie clip.

Category Apple iPhone

Posted December 28, 2013 by

Hacks for Cut the Rope 2 for iOS to Have Infinite Items and Powerups


With all the new tricky puzzles in Cut the Rope 2, the hard levels can be very frustrating. This tutorial provides hacks for you to unlock in-game power-ups and other items to get you through the tricky parts quickly.

Posted December 27, 2013 by

iOS: Increase Video Caption and Subtitle Font Sizes


Many users may feel that the captions and subtitles displayed in videos on their phones are too small to read. Using this technique, you can tweak the text settings to increase the size of the captions and subtitles.

Category Apple iPhone

Posted December 25, 2013 by

Protect Kids’ Hearing When Using iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch Devices

girl listening to music feature protect hearing

By default in iOS, no maximum volume restriction exists. Therefore, children can turn the volume up to the highest point possible. A sustained loud volume can damage your hearing permanently. Therefore, it is recommended that you reduce the maximum volume to a safe range to avoid hearing loss.

Category Apple iPhone, iPod

Posted December 24, 2013 by

How Do I Add Custom Music to a Trailer in iOS iMovie?

imovie for ios on ipad

The iMovie app on iOS comes with a few trailer templates that let you create your own trailer easily in a matter of minutes. However, it does not seem possible to add your own music to the project. iMovie wants to force you to stick with whatever music goes with the chosen template. Luckily, there […]

Category Apple iPhone

Posted December 23, 2013 by

iOS: Lock Phone to a Certain App or Game

little boy playing on ipad

When you let someone else use your phone, especially kids, you certainly do not want your important apps and personal data to be accessed or deleted by accident. To prevent this from occurring, you can lock your phone to a single app or game so that nothing else can be used without your permission.

Category Apple iPhone