iTunes 12 – We Have A Red Logo

iTunes 12 – We Have A Red Logo

With a red icon and a new, sleeker UI, iTunes has escalated to version as of 3 days ago. Users will find play listing simpler and its much easier to switch between browsing a music library and to the iTunes Store. A new Recents view makes it easy to access the media that has just been purchased or recently played.





As you can see from the images, the above menu is replaced and revamped with neat buttons and the appearance is sleeker and lighter. The text is also bolder and sticks out. The side menu is no longer available from iTunes 11, however, once you click the Playlist button, it appears to the side traditionally. A lot of users have tolerated this sidebar, so the change would be attractive to them; however there are many, like myself, who utilized the sidebar a lot.


Overall, I like change and this is something that was an interesting thing to wake up to this morning when I synced my iPhone. I am definitely looking forward to playing with the new playlists features, especially when coming up with the music and tunes for those crucial gym workouts.


Enjoy iTunes 12 and its red logo. It brings color to all the blue logos that I have on my laptop at the moment….and red is my favorite color. iOS8 Survival Kit iOS8 Survival Kit

What’s worse than storming the phone companies for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on the 19th? Nuking the internet for iOS8, of course. Today marks the launch of the new Apple OS at 1pm EST.

First off, can you get it? Well, if you have anything greater than the iPhone 4S, then you are set….along with a sizable amount of space to install, so hide your pics and excessive apps.


Whether you use your PC or iCloud, please backup. These updates are usually fine, but that one occasion may be the one that makes you sad due to the loss of that incriminating pic used to blackmail your friend.

Be First In Line or Be Patient

Remember, you’re either in the masses or among the masses. With iOS, it is never just you. Patience will be your virtue.

Use the PC or Phone Wifi versus Mobile Data

Though a lot would depend on Apple’s servers, cut out the middle man as much as possible. Either do the upgrade through iTunes or force WIFI.


These are a few of the many prep/survival tips. What ideas do YOU have?


iPhone 6 – Coming September 19th and Another iPhone?!

iPhone 6 – Coming September 19th and Another iPhone?!

It is apparent that Apple wants to go after the whole shebang of the market share. With Samsung’s Note 4 and S5 on the market, we will now have an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+.

The iPhone 6 starts at $199 for a 16 GB configuration, $299 for 64 GB and $399 for a new and whopping big 128 GB configuration, with a two-year contract, available to ship on September 19.The iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299 (16GB), $399 (64GB) and $499 (128GB). Both phones come in three colors: gold, silver and space gray.



iPhone 6 Specs:

Dimensions: 6.9mm thick

Processor: A8 64 bit (2billion transistors) 50x faster than original iPhone

Display: 4.7″

resolution: 1334 x 750

Pixels Per Inch : 326

Camera: isight Camera – 8MP, True Tone Flash, Phase Detection autofocus, Panorama Photographs, image stabilisation

Video Camera: 1080p (30fps and 60fps) and Slow Motion 240fps

Battery Life: 50Hrs of Audio and 11 hrs of Video

Connectivity: 150 Mbps (Network). NFC (Near Field Communication) for “Apple Pay”.

Wi-Fi: 802.11 AC (3x faster than 5s), and Wi-Fi Calling



iPhone 6 Plus Specs:

Dimensions: 7.1mm thick

Processor: A8 64 bit (2billion transistors) 50x faster than original iPhone

Display: 5.5″

resolution: 1920 x 1080

Pixels Per Inch : 401

Camera: isight Camera – 8MP True Tone Flash, Phase Detection autofocus, Optical Image Stabilisation

Video Camera: 1080p (30fps and 60fps) and Slow Motion 240fps

Battery Life: 80 Hours Audio, 14 Hours Video

Connectivity : 150Mbps (Network). NFC (Near Field Communication) for “Apple Pay”.

Wi-Fi: 802.11 AC (3x faster than 5s), and Wi-Fi Calling


What is is the +?

The plus is the .8 inch in diagonal, larger battery, and of course a better resolution. The performance and hardware is the same as the 6.

That’s it, folks.


iOS 8 launches on September 17th for download on current devices, ranging from the 4s to the 5s.
Below are the supported devices.

  • iPhones 4s, 5, 5c, 5s
  • iPod Touch 5th Gen
  • iPad 2
  • iPad with Retina Display
  • iPad Mini with and without Retina Display
  • iPad Air


iOS 7 Countdown 9/18/13

Millions are waiting (some impatiently) for the release of Apple’s flagship phone OS, iOS 7.

The screen in your pocket dominates all the others in your life. It wakes you up in the morning, checks the traffic, and tells you the best way to get to work. It lets you read your email (or play Candy Crush) during meetings, find a lunch spot, schedule a recording on your DVR, and read the day’s news before you doze off at night. That means even tiny changes to mobile operating systems are hugely important. And big ones? Well, if you’re one of the hundreds of millions of people out there with an iPhone, check your pocket. Apple’s new iOS 7 represents the most substantial change to the iPhone since it started supporting third-party apps. But as dramatic as the update may look, it doesn’t go far enough functionally.

So, get ready to press that Upgrade button!!!

Below are the times of the release



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New update: 12:04pm CST

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