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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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All about iOS 4.1


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Hot on the heels of Apple’s Fall announcements is the release of iOS 4.1. For most users, there’s mainly incremental changes that fold in the new Ping and TV show rental features of iTunes 10. The biggest change (only for owners of the iPhone 4 and the newest iPod Touch) is the addition of the [...]
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How to turn off geotagging on your photos


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Cell phones and cameras go together naturally, and when paired with social media services like Twitter, it’s become incredibly easy for us to share our lives with our loved ones. The problem comes when we unknowingly share more than we’re aware of. Nearly all digital photos contain metadata, which is information about the photo. Usually, [...]
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All you need to know about Simplenote


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Just type. Adam Pash at Lifehacker has put out this complete guide to Simplenote, but even that feels like more explanation than it needs. In short, it comes down to two words: Just. Type. Simplenote, for the uninitiated, is a web and iOS application that automatically stores all of your plain text and syncs it [...]
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Gear Guide: Using an iPhone or iPod Touch as a Computer Replacement


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With the release of iOS 4, iPhone and iPod Touch owners now have the option of pairing their devices with a Bluetooth keyboard. With rumors surfacing that Apple will soon make available a version of iWork for these devices, there’s definite potential for using these devices as an ultra mobile replacement for a computer. In [...]
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A guide to iOS 4 (not mine)


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Remember that iOS 4 guide that I was planning on finishing last week? As you can see, it hasn’t materialized, thanks in equal parts to some Final Cut issues and the realization that there are already about a million other videos on the same topic. This 10 minute guide by TiPB is one of the [...]
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How to Preserve an iPhone or iPod Touch Backup


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iTunes is a great way of managing our media and devices and leaving a lot of the more complex aspects behind the scenes. This works well a lot of the time, but every once in a while, there’s some things that leave a lot to be desired in terms of iTunes’ functionality. In this video, [...]
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iOS 4 is coming!


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There’s been loads of headaches for people trying to get a piece of Apple’s new iPhone hardware. But for those of you who’ll just be sticking to a software upgrade, tomorrow is the launch of iOS 4, the latest refresh for the renamed iPhone OS. There’s plenty of new features, most prominently “multitasking,” which adds [...]
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