There are more-convenient ways of getting your iTunes playlists onto your BlackBerry than physically plugging in your USB cable and transferring songs in a block. For example, you could use a program like Music WithMe, which is actually a dual-part system composed of a desktop component that scans your iTunes library for playlists, and a BlackBerry app from which you can pick the songs to play.
Syncing took some time, as is to be expected, but the app could do with more helpful hints communicating the estimated time remaining in a sync and more importantly, when you've stopped syncing … Read more
This week, Apple dropped iTunes 9.2 on us. It includes syncing for iOS 4 and that new iPhone you may or may not have heard about. The new iPhone, of course, brings the possibility of even more new features coming soon, and those with a long memory will note that 9.2 was the final version of Mac OS before OS X (Mac OS version 10.0) landed in 2001.
All that got us wondering if iTunes 10 (iTunes X?) might be coming sooner rather than later. And that got us thinking about what iTunes 10 would include that … Read more
Just in time for the release of Apple's iOS 4 mobile software is an update to iTunes.
Apple released iTunes 9.2 Wednesday with several new features, most of them to enable compatibility with the pending software update coming to the iPhone and iPod Touch on Monday.
According to Apple, iTunes 9.2 now allows:
Syncing iTunes content with iPhone 4, which officially goes on sale June 24Syncing and reading e-books (with iBooks 1.1 installed) Syncing PDF documents as books Utilizing new folders feature for organizing apps Faster syncing
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Brian Tong joins us to talk about the high points of yesterday's WWDC announcement and how the new iPhone 4 compares to current Android hardware. Also, the HTC Evo 4G breaks a Sprint record, Android tablets for $100 and Google Music... coming soon? Plus copy/cut/paste shortcuts and a review of DoubleTwist.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360) EPISODE 2
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HTC EVO 4G sets new sales records for Sprint http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/06/07/htc-evo-4g-blows-away-sprints-first-day-sales-records/… Read more
As the mobile arm of the DoubleTwist media library for Mac and Windows, the DoubleTwist mobile player is tasked with syncing your music, videos, and podcasts to and from your desktop and your Android phone. The app lets you find songs by artist, album, title, or playlist. There are also shortcuts for synced videos and podcasts. The player then spins your picks, giving you basic controls to pause, skip, and shuffle.
We tested DoubleTwist's PC-to-phone syncing on two Android phones. One transfer worked quickly and as advertised, but the other became a source of intense and mounting frustration with … Read more
Facebook rolls out its new privacy changes live during our show! How nice of them. In a nutshell, near as we can tell, everything is going to be simpler and Facebook is really sorry that they really mean it about the whole privacy thing. And we get that, but we need some time to get over it, you know? Also, the DOJ may be looking into Apple's iTunes monopoly and we have a big discussion about the future of American space shuttle. Get your emails ready now.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360)… Read more
There's all kinds of vibrating on today's episode. from the server farm I imagine sits in Rafe's bedroom, to the oscillations of molecular computing, to the vibrations of sound from our rant about Drive Safe.ly. And Molly's rant on Net Neutrality last Friday also caused some vibrations, and we get to chatting about how much regulation you really need. Oh and don't forget you have no privacy.Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 1224
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If you have upgraded iTunes to the latest version (9.1), you may find that the program will crash when performing specific tasks, including opening the column browser view to list available artists, genres, and albums. This may only happen if the songs are in list view, but it may also happen in other views as well.… Read more
Apple has recently updated a few knowledgebase articles that discuss some errors you may see in iTunes, problems with using startup hotkeys with wireless keyboards, and a few how-to and information articles regarding diagnostic data collection, installing RAM, and advanced uses of DisplayPort connections on 27" iMacs.… Read more