Sep 222017
 

Overview

Lots of cool new features and improvements are included and embedded in the new iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV. One of the most exciting news for music lovers is that Apple included support for FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) in these devices and in the updating iOS 11.

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Sep 132017
 

The first outing in the Steve Jobs Theater on September 12, 2017 saw unveiling of flagship iPhone X, as well as two iPhone successors to the current models, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The iPhone 8 models use Apple’s traditional home button and fingerprint authentication. iPhone X on the other hand is where Apple plans to take the smartphone, with no home button and a 5.8-inch display that takes up the full front side of the phone, except for a small area at the top with cameras and sensors.

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Jul 292017
 

Overview

Nero is a complete Windows based multimedia suite developed by the German company, Nero AG. Nero enables you to create, rip, copy, burn, edit and share all your digital creations as well as rip, burn, edit and play DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. The latest Nero 2015 even brings more amazing features like streaming videos to any iOS & Android device and Burn files straight from your smartphone(Nero AirBurn). Nero makes 4 main products including in Nero: Nero Platinum, Nero Classic, Nero Burning ROM and Nero Video.

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Oct 062015
 

Overview

iMovie 10 is considered to be easy to read, fun to edit, and simple to share since its release on October 22, 2013. iMovie 10 is free bundled with all new purchased Macs with Mavericks system. However, iMovie 10 isn’t perfect, at least for those who ever tried to burn iMovie project to DVD. In earlier version iMovie (iMovie ’11/’09/’08 and other earlier iMovie), users can share iMovie project to iDVD, then use iDVD to burn DVDs. However, Apple discontinued iDVD which doesn’t come with every Mac since Lion. Apple even no longer supports iDVD and in iMovie 10, all references to iDVD to burning DVDs are removed. So various problems occurs when trying to burn iMovie 10 to DVD. It becomes much difficulty to export, convert and burn iMovie 10 to DVD.

This article introduces a step-by-step guide on how to burn iMovie 10 to DVD with or without iDVD in macOS 10.12 Sierra, OS X 10.11 EL Capitan, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and how you can solve problems encountered during the exporting and burning process. Burning iMovie 10 to DVD is that easy by following the guides in this article.

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Jun 122015
 

Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10, will be available for download on July 29, 2015. While you enjoy lots of cool features that Windows 10 brings you, you will also suffer the difficulties that Windows 10 brings to you due to the missing of the useful features, such as Windows Media Center, DVD Playback, Windows DVD Maker.

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Jun 102015
 

Overview

Windows 10 is an entirely new version of the veteran Windows operating system by Microsoft. The latest Windows 10 system, is no longer just an operating system for 32-bit and 64-bit PCs, but also run on the ARM platform for smaller tablets and smartphones. Universal apps will run not only on PCs, but on Windows 10 phones, Windows 10 for IoT devices and Xbox as well.

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Oct 232014
 

iTunes 12 released with an “elegant new design” in favor of the fatter, more minimalist design of iOS 11/10/9/8 and macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite. In iTunes 12, Apple has changed the iTunes icon from blue to red(ish). And it’s not just the icon that has adopted the new design. The navigation bar has been reorganized with a line of icons for music, movies, TV, audiobooks and apps along the top left of the navigation bar while hiding other less-used options behind a “more content” menu within the iTunes 12 window.

iTunes 12 retains all most all the practical little tools which makes it easy for users to make ringtones, text messages tones and alerts for their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This article will guides you on how to make ringtones, alerts, text tones on iTunes 12 for iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4, iPod touch 3 in macOS Sierra, OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. Support iTunes 12.7, 12.6, 12.5, iTunes 12.4, iTunes 12.3, iTunes 12.2, iTunes 12.1 and iTunes 12.0.

The guide only works for making ringtones from iTunes supported audio files like MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV, ALAC. If you want to make ringtones video files or other audio files, refer to this guide.

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Oct 092014
 

Overview

AirDrop, a free ad-hoc service provided in OS X and iOS operating systems, enables users to transfer files from iOS to iOS, Mac to Mac, iOS to Mac and Mac to iOS without using email or mass storage device.

AirDrop makes file share and transfer so easy. However, there are several requirements for using AirDrop:

  • AirDrop is built-in service in iOS and OS X system but there is no set up file for Windows.
  • AirDrop file transfer between iOS and Mac is not available for iOS 7 and Mac OS X 10.10 or earlier OS X version.
  • OS X and iOS use different AirDrop protocols and are currently not interoperable.

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Sep 012014
 

Overview

Airdroid is a Android phone manager which can easily transfer photos, videos, ringtones and any other files on and off your Android device to computer without a USB cable. You can even manage apps, receive calls, send and receive SMS from your big-screen computer as well as locate and lock your Android when it’s lost.

Users who just switch to iOS from Android may find device management and file transferring between iOS and computer are so terrible. Is there iOS version of Airdroid? It’s a pity however, Airdroid is developed for Android system and there is no Airdroid iOS version.

Then how to manage device and transfer files between iOS and computer? Don’t worry, we can hire AirDroid for iOS Alternative for iPad/iPhone/iPod as device manager and file transfer.

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Aug 252012
 

Free Convert CAF to MP3 on Windows or on Mac in Batch

Introduction

CAF (Core Audio Format), a container for storing audio, was developed by Apple Inc. to overcome limitation of older digital audio formats like WAF, AIFF. CAF audio format is compatible only with Mac OS X 10.4 and higher; Mac OS X 10.3 needs QuickTime 7 to be installed. A CAF audio file cannot be add to iTunes, iPod, iPhone or iPad. And it is not supported by Windows computer.

In order to play, open, edit CAF, convert CAF to MP3, a much more versatile and compatible format across operating systems is recommended.

Practical Methods to Convert CAF to MP3

  • Method One: Install desktop converter (Aiseesoft Audio Converter) to batch convert CAF to MP3
  • Method Two: Free Convert CAF to MP3 online

Method one is a professional way to convert CAF to MP3. It allows batch convert large CAF files to MP3, WAV, AIFF, M4A, OGG, WMA, etc. The CAF Converter supports all most all CAF audio files including 6 channel CAF (CAF with 5.1 surround sound) and offers advanced editing functions such as trim, merge, split audio, and adjust audio quality, bitrates, audio channels, and volume to customize output audio.

Method two is a free way to convert CAF to MP3 and also enables you to adjust audio bitrate, audio frequency and audio channels as well as to trim audio to throw unwanted part. However, it does not have batch conversion function. If you have large CAF audio files, you will need to manually select file and press convert button again and again. Some of CAF files cannot be converted due to special audio codec or metadata tracks, audio channels. You will need to refer to Method 1 for successfully convert CAF to MP3.

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Sep 192017
 

PowerDirector is a well-received video editting program which provides an easy and fast way to create home videos for Windows users. PowerDirector is powerful and easiest to use with a clear, intuitive interface, suitable for both beginners or hobbyists. Many Mac converts (from Windows PC) who are familar with PowerDirector, are only disappointed to learn that PowerDirector does not come with a Mac version at all.

Of course, video editing on Mac will not be stopped due to PowerDirector’s missed support to Mac but will be better by the help of PowerDirector alternatives for Mac. This article introduces 4 great video editing programs for Mac to replace PowerDirector to edit and create video on macOS.

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Aug 172017
 

According to the custom, the QiXi Festival, a traditional Chinese festival, falls on the seventh day of the 7th month of the lunar calendar. So, the QiXi Festival 2017 falls on August 28, 2017. Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day 2017. Best wishes to all lovers – All Shall be well, Jack Shall have Jill

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Jul 272017
 

Some users download video from Tecent Video Client which is saved in .qlv extension. When they try to play it in media player but just find there is only audio but no image in the video. When they try to convert the video, it even cannot be recognized at all.

This article introduces a free way to convert QLV to MP4 with detailed step-by-step guide. Follow the guide you will get your work done in second.

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Jul 122017
 

If you have some record CAF files from certain iOS app or lossless CAF files produced by Soundtrack Pro or Logic Studio and want to convert CAF to WAV, WAV 24bit, WAV 5.1 channles, you can follow the guide below to solve your issue.

The software in this article works on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Macos High Sierra, Sierra, OS X 10.11 EL Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, etc.

The software in this article uses a trial-ware application that allows conversion of half of each file.

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Sep 132016
 

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, provided you with the greatest using experience since the first iPhone. It introduces advanced new camera systems. The best performance and battery life ever in an iPhone. Immersive stereo speakers. The brightest, most colorful iPhone display. Splash and water resistance.1 And it looks every bit as powerful as it is. Further more, it equipped with the upgraded A10 Fusion processor and powered with the advanced iOS 10 system.

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Sep 062016
 

macOS is the new name of Apple’s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. The new macOS Sierra 10.12 focus on Continuity, iCloud, and windowing, as well as support for Apple Pay and Siri.

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Aug 072016
 

The QiXi Festival (Chinese: 七夕节), a traditional festival of the Han People in China, falls on the seventh day of the 7th month on the Chinese lunar calendar. QiXi Festival has become Chinese Valentine’s Day since the late 1990s. The QiXi Festival in 2016 falls on August 9, 2016. Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day 2016 – All Shall be well, Jack Shall have Jill.

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Aug 022016
 

Want to make updates to PDF files but the original is not at hand? Though Adobe’s Acrobat DC allows users to edit PDF files without the source PDF, they will need to subscribe at least annual commitment of subscription. Is there other ways to edit PDF files? Yes. There is lots of free software that enables you to edit PDF files. However, these free options will come with many limitations, like you cannot delete texts in PDF, the font size is different with the original texts, you cannot change images and other problems. If you want an effective and affordable way to edit PDF on macOS (10.12 Sierra included), you’ve come the right place.

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Jul 222016
 

CD, short format of Compact Disc, is a digital optical disc data storage format. An Audio CD is a music CD like that you buy in a music store for play on CD player. Music is stored on Audio CDs can be MP3, or uncompressed digital data with no data lost, exactly as in WAV digitally encoded files.

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Jul 122016
 

Together with the unveil of Apple’s thirteenth Mac operating system, macOS Sierra, Apple chose to do away with the OS X name in favor of the new “macOS” name to bring the Mac operating system in line with iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The new macOS concerns Continuity, iCloud, and windowing, as well as support for Apple Pay and Siri.

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Jul 082016
 

Overview

Disk Utility is an essential tool in the Utilities folder to reformat or re-partition a hard drive, mount or create a disc image, repair disk permissions or perform other disk “first aid,” in Mac OS X. In El Capitan, Disk Utility was improved with a more colorful edition providing at-a-glance information of how you use your disk. In the new macOS Sierra system, the new design of Disk Utility is still here. And there is more things improved for Disk Utility in macOS Sierra.

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Jul 042016
 

macOS Sierra (version 10.12) is Apple Inc.’s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers in 2016. Sierra comes from a mountain range that encompasses Yosemite and El Capitan rather than moving away from them. Its major advances concern Auto Unlock with Apple Watch, iCloud, Universal Clipboard, as well as support for Apple Pay and Siri.

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Jun 302016
 

macOS Sierra is the codename of macOS 10.12 version of the Mac operation system that will release in the fall of 2016. It includes features like Siri integration, auto unlocking via Apple Watch, Apple Pay for web, revamped Apple Music app, new storage optimization, new file system with native encryption, “Memories” tab in Photos, cross-device copy and paste. macOS Sierra will run on the 2009 and later iMac, MacBook; 2010 and later MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Mac Pro.

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Jun 172016
 

Wii, and Wii U is home video game console released by Nintendo. They compete Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox One. It is fact that Wii and Wii U have won lot of people’s favor for their cool game playing features. However, they also disappoint lots of people who have the need of playing videos on Wii or Wii U. Anyway, Wii includes Photo Channel feature which enables people to play personal photo and videos in the format of Quicktime (motion JPEG) format (MOV) or AVI (Motion JPEG) format (AVI). And with Wii U’s web browser, you can streaming MP4 files to use your Wii U to play video back on the TV or gamepad.

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May 132016
 

Though Windows 10 is rated as the best Windows yet for its new Start menu, Edge browser, apps and Cortana, it still disappointed lots of people for its disappearing features like Windows Media Center, DVD Playback, Windows Essentials (Which includes Photo Gallery, OneDrive and Movie Make).

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Apr 012016
 

The Roku 4 perhaps is the best way to get the most 4K video today with powerful streaming, stunning resolution and incredible features. It has more 4K-capable apps than other devices and makes 4K TV shows and movies easy to find. However, 4K content is still scarce, new 4K movies are expensive. Anyway, Roku 4 also offers USB port for personal media expansion. Users can enjoy their media files in MP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264), HEVC (H.265). The Roku 4 can even support 4K UHD 60 fps HEVC Playback via USB.

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