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How to open (non-DRM) iBooks without an iPad or iPhone


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iTunes can do a lot of things. You can buy media (like music or movies) and play them. But when it comes to books, you’ll find you can buy them, but can’t open them with iTunes. If you believe Apple’s own documentation, you can apparently only open iBooks on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch [...]
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How to add high res photos to Tumblr


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It’s time once again, to explore the deepest and darkest corners of Tumblr. This time around, I’ve got a question from rajvir92, who asks: I am an amateur photographer and i use tumblr to upload my photos. however whenever i post my photos tumblr shows it in small size not in its orginal size. how [...]
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How to Borrow Kindle eBooks from the Library


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Up until this week, library users who checked out ebooks did not have the option of reading those books on any of Amazon’s Kindle devices or apps. That’s all changed, thanks to a nationwide roll-out by Amazon to over 11,000 libraries in the US. Unlike checking out a book with Adobe Digital Editions, the process [...]
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What’s New in Tumblr


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In June of 2011, Tumblr went through a major redesign that simplified it’s user interface and eliminated some of its features entirely. In this video tutorial, I’ll be going through some of these changes. 0
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Tumblr: How to add photos to reblog captions


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It’s time for another audience question from my How to Use Tumblr video! crimsonvipor asks “If I reblog something, how do I post a picture in the comments section (or Caption)?” So the problem that we’ve got is that a normal text post has a link off to the side where you can upload photos, [...]
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Your Tumblr Questions Answered


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Since I first put up my How to use Tumblr video in September, there’s been an amazing response, and I wanted to give a big thanks to everyone who watched and commented. I hope it’s been useful to you. That said, a couple people have asked some questions that I felt deserved a bit more [...]
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How to remove the iPhone’s new “tamper-resistant” screw


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If you’ve taken your iPhone 4 in for service at the Apple store, you may have gotten it back with 2 new pieces of hardware that were changed unbeknownst to you. Though the iPhone 4 originally shipped with standard Phillips #00 screws, they’ll replace them with an obscure type called a pentolobular screw if you [...]
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How to get Sprint’s employee discount


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If you’ve been in the market for a new smartphone, you might be aware that Sprint recently announced that all of their smartphones activated after January 30 will have an additional $10 per month tacked onto the monthly bill. You can easily sidestep the new fee, however, if you get a referral from a Sprint [...]
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How to replace ear cushions on the Koss UR-20 headphone


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In this tutorial I’ll be demonstrating how to replace the ear cushions on a pair of Koss headphones, specifically the Koss UR-20. For full size headphones, they’re pretty cheap, but for me they’ve been extremely reliable over the past 8 years or so that I’ve owned them. Their first point of failure, however, was the [...]
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How to get and read eBooks from the library


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Just like with paper books, your local public library is a great source for free ebooks and other digital content. Unfortunately, thanks to strong digital rights management by the publishers of these books, the process for obtaining and reading ebooks can be difficult and confusing. In this video, I’ll go over the specifics of how [...]
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