Month / July 2013

store youtube videos offline

Saving YouTube videos to your iPhone, iPod or iPad for offline viewing is really easy. All you need is an app. The App Store has a few apps that will let you store YouTube videos offline.

There are many reasons you may want or need to save the videos to your device; the convenience of not having to buffer or put up with low quality videos and of course when there is no available WI-FI network for your none cellular devices.

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can't see phone number iPad ipod iMessages

iMessages is the free text messages service from Apple, it allows you to use your email address or your phone number to send text messages. The problem is it can sometimes be troublesome to get your phone number to transfer to your iPad and iPod from the iPhone.

In most circumstances the phone number should transfer over, incase it doesn’t here’s how to get it working properly.

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find my lost iphone ipad mini ipod app

Enabling the Find My iPhone feature is one of the first things you should do when acquiring a new iOS device. If you’re anything like me, when you can’t find your iPhone a mini heart attack ensues. Instantly going back to think of all the events of the day in hopes of being able to remember where it may have been left. Another time it comes in really useful is when it can’t be found just before leaving before work because it’s slipped down into some deep crevices in the couch.

Even though the feature is called “Find My iPhone” it works for all iOS devices, even your Mac.

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easy compress images pictures mac

ImageOptim is an awesome open source (free) image optimizer. I recently started using it and wanted to let all you know about it.

Optimizing your images with ImageOptim will reduce your image file size while maintaining the same quality. What is does is strip off all the unnecessary data that is included with in the image. For instance it compresses by removing unnecessary information, like EXIF tags, file comments and color profiles.

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delete duplicates in open with right click mac os x mountain lion mavericks

Having multiple duplicates of apps in the “Open With” menu in Mac OS X can get very annoying and quickly make things look messy. This is a problem I run into quite often as I’m constantly installing and uninstalling apps. Fact of the matter is that an app doesn’t need to be listed multiple times in the right-click (control-click) menu.

Inside this article are 2 ways to remove the duplicates that always seem to sneak in.

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