Being able to copy songs from an iPod to a Mac is incredibly useful,
and no, we’re not talking about pirating tracks here. If you keep
distinct iTunes libraries on more than one Mac, your iPod can carry
them back and forth. If your hard drive crashes, or you get a new Mac,
restoring iTunes tracks via an iPod is a great trick to have at your
Anyone already familiar with the iPhone’s camera and photo
capabilities knows that, while it shines as a handheld photo manager,
its camera hardware isn’t going to knock anyone’s socks off.
are a number of simple tricks that can help you take better photos with
your iPhone right now. Plus, these techniques will still
apply, mostly, to any new model, regardless of its specific upgrades.
The iPhone is so rad, it's destroying the very fabric of the cell phone industry and the Mac|Life staff is okay with that. For the love of Pete, when will the NetBook rumors stop? This time it's rumored to hit the market in October. Will it be a trick, or a treat. (Sorry, we couldn't help ourselves.)
Finally, Apple announces that 1.5 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store. Wow!
Apparently, the lack of service features such as tethering and MMS, one long a staple of other wireless carriers isn't AT&T's fault. Likewise, AT&T's inadequate bandwidth issues are also someone else's fault.
Many users have reported problems with their iPhone 3GS and Wi-Fi, and
Apple has finally acknowledged the problem. In their knowledge base
they offer up a four step
process on determining if your iPhone is affected.
I have an iPhone, and I sync it to my Mac at home. If I plug it into
my Mac at work, will it try to sync to that Mac? I don’t keep much on
that machine, just work stuff, and I don’t want all my personal
contacts, mail, calendars, and music on my iPhone replaced with data
from my work computer.