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How do I Install a 5th Generation Replacement iPod Screen?

A damaged screen on your fifth generation iPod can be reason enough to toss out the MP3 player and buy a whole new model. But if you don't want to spend the money on a new iPod you can actually remove and replace the screen on your own. This may sound intimidating if you aren't tech savvy, but these

How to Upgrade an iPod Battery

Portable MP3 players typically run on rechargeable, lithium-ion batteries, which over time start to lose their ability to fully recharge. Apple's iPod is no exception to this rule. The latest generation of iPods have the longest lives, with some rated to 36 hours of playback. Upgrading a tired iPod

Can You Stream iPad Content to TVs?

In our gadget-driven world, it's important for you to get the most out of your devices, and that includes streaming content from your iPad to your television screen. While this may have been complicated for other mobile devices in the past, the iPad makes it possible through several options, includi

How to Sync an iPhone to Two iTunes Accounts

Apple's iPhone is designed to work with only one computer and one iTunes at a time. When it is connected to a second computer with iTunes, it will have a message pop up that tells the user that it will erase the information from the first computer. This is often inconvenient because there are times

How to Use Cellphone Wi-Fi Without a Data Plan

Connect to a nearby wireless connecting with a Wi-Fi-enabled cellphone to access the Internet using the device, even if you don't subscribe to a monthly cellular data plan. Use Wi-Fi even if you do have a cellular data plan to avoid using any of your monthly data allotment when downloading large fil

How to Parse XML Files in Xcode

A common task in many iPhone and iPad apps is to parse RSS files or XML files, whether it be for populating an app with data, updating existing data or creating a news reader.

How to Get Wireless Internet Off Your iPhone

With the release of iOS 4.3, the iPhone officially added wireless tethering to its list of features. Wireless tethering allows you to use your iPhone as a portable wireless hotspot and utilizes your iPhone's cellular data connection. Now those who can't find a free Wi-Fi hotspot can connect to the W

How to Use a Sub With an iPod

Frankly, listening to party jams on your iPod using your iPod headphones is no party. Instead, share the tunes with a bass-thumping subwoofer that amplifies the sound for everyone's enjoyment. You may use an iPod-specific subwoofer, designed with an iPod dock for easy connectivity, or a standard sub

iPod Playlist Options

Customizing your iPod to your own particular settings will make navigating through your library of music easier and much faster. The certain playlists, or lists or groups of songs, that you create will also determine your navigability options. There are numerous ways you can customize your iPod and

How do I Clear an iPhone?

Since coming to market in 2007, the iPhone has seen three hardware and software revisions. If you are an iPhone owner who has purchased one of the updated iPhone models, you may wish to get rid of your old iPhone, but, before doing so, you will need to clear all of the data stored on the device. Luc

How to Hide Videos on an iPod Touch

The iPod Touch has the capability to display video as well as play music, but anyone who picks it up can access the video menu and select any video on it. You can hide any video so that it cannot be discovered by others by installing a free Video protect program from the App store onto the iPod Touc

Is Apple Planning An October Event For New iPads And OS X Yosemite?

Apple may be planning a mid to late October media event to introduce new iPads, OS X Yosemite, and on a very speculative note, one new Mac. There is no doubt that Apple will need to have at least one Mac on stage, but whether it will be a new model or the traditional 27-inch iMac that Apple routinel

Can You Transfer Music From an iPhone to an iPad?

ITunes offers several strategies for transferring songs from an iPhone to an iPad, depending on whether their music libraries are combined or separate. Before proceeding, you should sync the iPhone to ensure that its music appears within its iTunes library, including recent purchases made directly o

Difference Between iPod Nano & Touch

The iPod began as a simple MP3 player, but there are several variations of the device on the market today. The iPod Nano and iPod Touch both carry the original iPod's capability to store and play a large number of MP3s from your music library, but each of the devices have different strengths and fea

How to Install Java on an iPad

One limitation of the iPad device is that it cannot access Java content on websites. Java is a computer language developed by Sun Microsystems that some websites use to offer interactive website components. While you cannot directly install Java on your iPad, you can download and install an alternat

How to Restore an iPhone's Apple Screen

Restore an iPhone's "Apple" screen whenever your iPhone freezes to restart the device and begin using it again. As is the case with laptop and desktop computers, iPhones sometimes freeze and aren't able to resume normal operation without being restarted. Once the Apple symbol appears on the screen,

iPod Factory Reset Without iTunes

You can perform a factory reset on your iPod Classic without iTunes, but only the settings are reset. No music or videos are erased from the device. You will have to still connect the iPod to the computer to delete all media files. But if you are an iPod Touch owner, then you can do a full factory r

How to Reset the Parental Passcode on My iTouch

The iPod Touch allows parents to restrict access to certain websites, browsers and applications. To bypass these parental restrictions, the user of the iPod Touch must enter a password. The user can change this password at any time, provided he has the existing password. However, if the user forgets

How to Get 3G Internet on a Jailbroken iPhone

Built-in access to 3G speed Internet is a customary feature on all iPhones, from the iPhone 3G version or later. This feature can be turned on or off through the phone settings screen, in the same manner as other features like the built-in tethering feature. During the jailbreaking process, it is co

How to Tell What Generation iPod You Have

Knowing the generation of your Apple iPod is important when buying accessories for your device and is useful information if you need to troubleshoot any problems that occur. Apple began selling the iPod in 2001 and has produced new iPods every year since. Several types of iPods have been manufacture