Dec 192014
 

It’s Christmas season. All kinds of decorations and Christmas songs make the Yuletide bright. But wait! Have you decorated your iPhone with Christmas songs as the ringtones? If not, it’s still not too late. Follow the guides below to start creating custom Christmas ringtones for your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G now? Your iPhone also needs to be decorated.

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Dec 172014
 

Format Factory is an ad-supported free multimedia converter for Windows that can convert video, audio, and picture files. It is also capable of ripping DVDs and CDs to other file formats, as well as creating .iso images. It can also join multiple video files together into one.

Format Factory is Windows-based software and is impossible to run in Mac OS X. What if you need a such a media file format converter to convert your files to desired formats in your Mac? Don’t worry. This article introduces the best free Format Factory for Mac alternative and the professional Format Factory for Mac similar to replace Format Factory on Mac.

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Dec 122014
 

Overview

The .XWM file is used for audio files that contains music for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim action role-playing computer video game. Skyrim allows users to make their own menu music theme to use in the game, but requires the file extension to be in XWM format. So, you may want to find a MP3 to XWM Converter or WAV to XWM Converter to XWM Converter to convert audio OGG, M4A, WMA, FLAC, etc to XWM

You may find the soundtrack of Skyrim Game is amazing and want to play it on computer or on on iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Media Player, Android phones or tab, MP3 Player etc. or edit it in audio video editing program. Then you will need a XWM Converter to convert XWM to MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.

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Nov 202014
 

Overview

After the release of iTunes 12, TechiSky wrote the guide How to Make Ringtones, Alerts, Text tones on iTunes 12 which helps lots of people create custom ringtones from their music library. However, as iTunes 12 changes the default “Create AAC Version” to “Create MP3 Version”, it’s a little bit difficult for readers to set “Create AAC Version”. In this article, TechiSky includes a step-by-step guide on how to create AAC version in iTunes 12 in Mac or Windows computer. This article also works on how to create MP3, WAV, AIFF, Apple Lossless version in iTunes 12 in Mac or Windows. It’s that easy for your convert your media to MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC with iTunes 12 in Mac or Windows. This article also works for creating AAC, MP3, WAV, AIFF, Apple Lossless version in iTunes 11.

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Nov 142014
 

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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Nov 062014
 

After updating iTunes to iTunes 12, it seems impossible to add MP4 to iTunes. No matter you drag and drop to add MP4 to iTunes or import MP4 to iTunes via “Add File to Library” from “File” menu, the MP4 video, movie or TV shows do not appear in “My Movie” or “TV Shows” in iTunes. Not only the latest iTunes 12, the earlier version iTunes 11 also has the same issue.

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Oct 282014
 

Though we are on the internet all most every minute, sometimes, we still need to download videos from YouTube. Music lovers can download music video from YouTube and convert to MP3 to play anywhere they want without streaming from internet. Self-made YouTube videos are mistakenly deleted and you need to download them from YouTube channel for other use.

Now new with OS X Yosemite 10.10, it seems a little bit difficult to download YouTube videos as the YouTube downloader you familiar with no longer works in Mac Yosemite. Then how to download and convert YouTube videos in OS X Yosemite?

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Oct 232014
 

iTunes 12 released with an “elegant new design” in favor of the fatter, more minimalist design of iOS 8 and OS X 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 6 plus, iPhone 6, 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 Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

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 212014
 

Overview

OS X Yosemite is the latest Apple Inc.’s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. It is completely new and completely new Mac OS with the flat new design to unify the look of Apple’s devices. OS X Yosemite 10.10 is more developed for user who own an iDevice, whether it is iPhone, iPad or iPod. If you use idevice with iOS 8, you can easily AirDrop files between iOS and OS X; , seamlessly continue tasks between your Mac and iOS devices with Safari, Apple Mail, and Apple Calendar; And answer calls and texts on your Mac.

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Oct 172014
 

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is bigger than bigger, thinner than thinner, and better than better. In the device of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, it is one continuous form where hardware and software function in perfect unison, creating a new generation of iPhone that’s better by any measure. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus are empowered with the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, iOS 8.

The really surprise that iOS 8 makes us is that with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, your iPhone is seamlessly connected to your Mac and other iOS devices. You can easily use any apps on your Macs, transfer and backup photo, video, music, contacts or text messages to your Macs. However, it’s a pity such a great feature is only available when your you use Mac running OS X 10.10 Yosemite. What if you use a Windows computer? How to backup and transfer Contacts, Music, Video, Photos, Messages, TV Show, Podcast, iTunes U, Audio Book, Playlists from iPhone 6 to Computer or to iTunes in Windows?

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Oct 162014
 

OS X Yosemite is every bit as powerful as it looks. But it may be still less powerful when dealing with audio formats as audio formats support in OS X Yosemite 10.10 are still limited to several audio formats. To better enhance your music enjoyment in OS X Yosemite, you will need a powerful Audio Converter for Yosemite which can convert audio MP3, FLAC, APE, AIFF, WMA, Apple Lossless, WAV, OGG, M4A, M4R, CAF, etc. or to extract and convert audio from video MP4, MOV, WMV, MKV, FLV, WebM, iMovie and more video files to play in Apple devices iPod/iPad/iPhone, iTunes, QuickTime X, Quick Look in OS X Yosemite 10.10, or to export music from Garageband, iMovie, Final Cut, Adobe, Sony Premiere, etc. in OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

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Oct 132014
 

Having used Nokia for quite a while and now you are at the place of switching from Nokia to the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? Following the guide below, it will be that easy to transfer contacts, messages, photos, music, video from Nokia phone to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus.

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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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Oct 082014
 

Overview

HEVC, short form for High Efficiency Video Coding, is a video compression standard successor to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC. So HEVC also known as H.265. HEVC is targeted at next-generation HDTV displays and content capture systems which feature progressive scanned frame rates and display resolutions from QVGA (320×240) to 4K UHD 4320p (8192×4320), as well as improved picture quality in terms of noise level, color spaces, and dynamic range. HEVC was designed to substantially improve coding efficiency compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC HP, that is to say, to reduce bitrate requirements by half with comparable image quality, at the expense of increased computational complexity. Given the same quality video, HEVC H.265 video can reduce file size of 52% for 480p video, 56% for 720p video, 56% for 720p video, 62% for 1080p video and 64% for 4K UHD video compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC.

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Sep 262014
 

Overview

Having been Living with Android phone for a while? And this time, you decided to give the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus a go? It’s quite an exciting deciding as the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus comes with a bigger screen actually the largest screen for even since the first iPhone, and a thinner body, with improved LTE and Wi-Fi speeds, better camera autofocus, and NFC Apple Pay mobile wallet features on the horizon. Furthermore, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 is powered with the latest iOS system, iOS 8.

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Sep 202014
 

Transfer music from iPad/iPhone/iPod iOS 7/iOS 8 to Computer on Mac or PC?

iOS 8 is the eighth major release of the iOS mobile operating system designed by Apple Inc. as the successor to iOS 7. iOS 8 made significant advances and more considerable with the release of HealthKit. And there are more great new features in specific apps. iOS 8 can run in many Apple devices including iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPod touch 5, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad mini.

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Sep 182014
 

Overview

After long expectation, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 or the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 plus is finally in your hands. But next is the headache thing of data transferring from your old iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, or iPhone 3G to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus. Contacts is the most essential data for moving and shall be careful while copying in case of contacts loss.

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Sep 182014
 

Overview

iOS 8 is the eighth major release of the iOS mobile operating system designed by Apple Inc. as the successor to iOS 7. iOS 8 can run in many Apple devices including iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 5, iPad 4, iPad air, iPad mini, iPad 3 and iPad 2. Unfortunately, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, and iPod touch 4 are not compatible with iOS 8 due to hardware issues and will have to still run with iOS 7 or iOS 6. iOS 8 made significant advances and more considerable with the release of HealthKit. And there are more great new features in specific apps.

Upgrading to iOS 8, iOS 7 or downgrading iOS 8 to iOS 7 or iOS 6 may brings lost data issue in several different situations. Some people may only have photos lost, some unlucky users lost all there data such as the pictures, photos, contacts, movies, videos, music, apps, ringtones, documents, SMS messages,calendar, notes, call history, etc.

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Sep 172014
 

Overview

The bigger, thinner and better iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus is more powerful and remarkably power efficient with a smooth metal surface that seamlessly meets the new Retina HD display. It’s one continuous form where hardware and software function in perfect unison, creating a new generation of iPhone that’s better by any measure.

With the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus and latest iOS 8, you may want to custom your own ringtones, text tones and alerts tone. Many iPhone apps claim to create ringtones for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. However, this may not be true because none of the apps have access to the necessary folders on the iPhone and therefore can’t add those tones to your tones list. iTunes also enables you to make custom ringtones from your iTunes library, but songs formats are limited to only iTunes compatible such as MP3, WAV, M4A. You can make your own ringtones for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus from video and many other audio formats such as MP4, FLAC, WMA, etc. So, you need a professional ringtone maker for iPhone 6/iPhone 6 plus or other iOS 8 devices

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Sep 172014
 

The Issue

When trying to upgrade or downgrade iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad mini, iPad air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4 to iOS 8, iOS 7 or iOS 6, some users found that their device just went to recovery mode and was unable to boot up. “Connect to iTunes” sign was shown. After connecting devices to PC/Mac computer and trying to recover, the message pops up “The iPhone “iPhone” could not be restored. This device isn’t eligible for the requested build.” or “The iPhone “iPhone” could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (36)”

The iPhone

What operations cause the “Recovery Mode” while upgrading to iOS 8, iOS 7 or iOS 6? How to recover iPhone, iPad or iPod touch without data loss? Is there any way to recover without iTunes? If iPhone, iPad or iPod can’t be restored, how to get out of the “Recovery mode”?

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