Fix “Accessing iTunes Store” Message Stuck Issue

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Recently, I ran across a really annoying problem with iTunes on my Windows 7 machine. I had installed the latest version of iTunes and suddenly when I opened the program, I started getting a pop-up saying “Accessing iTunes Store” which simply would not go away! Actually, iTunes basically froze and became completely useless as I […]

Set Automatic Startup and Login Items in Mac OS X

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If you have some commonly used programs and applications that you would like OS X to auto launch whenever you login, there are some simple ways to customize auto start items. You don’t have to use automator, although that would probably work too. Instead, OS X offers a user account setting that has a specific […]

Connect a Mac Computer to a TV

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With all of the media that is available on the internet, and all of the media that is often collected in an iTunes library, there are times when you may want to connect your Mac computer to your TV. There are a few different options that can be used to connect your device to a […]

5 Thunderbolt Compatible Devices and Accessories

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Apple in collaboration with Intel released the Thunderbolt interface as a versatile I/O solution to not only replace the Mini DisplayPort, but also to be flexible in the type of devices that it supports. From there, Apple slowly but surely started integrating thunderbolt into their Mac computer lineup, now so, that it is the standard […]

iPad 2 Cannot Determine Location?

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So you just bought a shiny new iPad 2 and you tap on Google Maps and what happens? You get a message saying “Cannot Determine Location”! Well that sucks! A $600+ device better be able to find itself on a map, right! Well, if you have an iPad 2 3G, there are a couple of […]

How to Unlock Screen Rotation on iPhone

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Here’s a simple post for newcomers to the iPhone or iPad family. You may run into an issue where your screen gets locked into one orientation, either horizontal or vertical. If you turn the device to the other direction, nothing happens. That can be really annoying! Luckily it’s a very simple fix. If you want […]

iPhone – How to Add Words to the Dictionary

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I just upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4S and I wanted to add a few words to the dictionary since I am always texting in two languages, English and Hindi. Obviously, the dictionary has no Hindi words, so it’s a royal pain when it tries to autocorrect everything that I type in that […]

Manually Setup a Mail Account in OS X Lion

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One of the major changes in Mac Lion is the default integration of major email services. Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL Mail, Hotmail, and other major webmail providers have built-in functionality, as they are streamlined for OS X 10.7. There are some times, however, when you may not want to use Lion’s built-in email setup. In […]

iTunes Not Syncing Entire Music Library?

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Ok, so here’s a really annoying problem to have: you have a ton of music and you try to sync your entire music library to your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad and instead of getting all the music synced, you only get half or a quarter of the total songs! And on top of that, […]

Setup Fast User Switching in Mac OS X 10.7

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If you have more than one OS X account on your Mac, or have a desktop computer such as an iMac that is setup with multiple users, the fast user switching feature in Mac OS X Lion can be very convenient. Not only does it allow you to quickly jump between different Mac OS X […]