Tag Archive: Easily


Easily Unsubscribe From Those iPad Magazine Subscriptions [iOS Tips]

Really, airlines? Do we need to turn off the iPads during takeoff and landing?

There are a few of us iPad users that may have gone a little bit crazy with the Newsstand app when it first came out. We thought it would be super cool to read ALL of our magazines on the iPad, especially when we travel – what better way to avoid paying the per-issue price in the airport  [Read More…]

Convert Any Audio or Video File to an iPhone Ringtone Easily with QuickTime

Convert just about any Video or Audio to an iPhone Ringtone

Most people use QuickTime Player as a way to watch movies, but using it’s Export function you can also turn any audio or video file into an iPhone ringtone very quickly. Here is how to convert just about anything into an m4r ringtone:

Launch QuickTime Player and use it to open the desired audio or video file that you want to  [Read More…]

Convert Any Audio or Video File to an iPhone Ringtone Easily with QuickTime

Convert just about any Video or Audio to an iPhone Ringtone

Most people use QuickTime Player as a way to watch movies, but using it’s Export function you can also turn any audio or video file into an iPhone ringtone very quickly. Here is how to convert just about anything into an m4r ringtone:

Launch QuickTime Player and use it to open the desired audio or video file that you want to  [Read More…]

Use Your Keyboard To Filter Launchpad Apps Super Easily In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

Launchpad tries to bring an iOS-style apps interace to OS X. Whether you like it or now, it’s here to stay. Introduced in OS X Lion, Launchpad arranges the apps you have installed on your Mac in a grid array, much like the apps are arranged on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Of course, your Mac has a much bigger screen than these iOS devices (hopefully), so there’s even more  [Read More…]

Easily Edit Hosts File in Mac OS X from a Preference Pane

Edit hosts file easily from a preference panel in Mac OS X

The hosts file maps hostnames to IP addresses, it’s present in virtually every OS in some form or another and in Mac OS X it’s stored at /etc/hosts, which requires administrative privileges to modify and generally a jump to the command line. Editing the hosts file allows you to do a variety of things like set local test domains, block  [Read More…]

Download Instagram Photos to Your Computer Easily

Download Instagram pictures to your computer with Instabackup If you use Instagram and youíve ever wanted to download all the pictures youíve taken youíve probably noticed there is no built-in option to do so. Thankfully there are several free options that let you back up all photos from Instagram and export them all directly to your computer. Weíve narrowed it down to the two best solutions, a native OS X app  [Read More…]

Easily Create Beautiful iOS App Icons with this DIY Retina Icon Kit

iOS Retina icon template 1 Itís rare that app developers and web developers double as graphic designers, leaving some apps and websites to include fairly hideous iOS icons. As weíve said before, icons matter, however superficial they may be, so instead of shipping an app or site with an ugly icon do yourself a favor and download this do-it-yourself retina icon kit. The DIY template from KillerIcons comes as a deeply  [Read More…]

[Review] AccountChanger – Easily Swap iTunes Accounts From the App Store

Itís a known fact that†many†people have more than one iTunes account. Whether you have a family and each person has their own iTunes account, but you share a single iDevice, or you simply have more than one iTunes account all to yourself for some reason, switching between them to make App Store and iTunes purchases has never been easy. It requires you to go digging into the Settings application to sign out of your currently  [Read More…]

Find iMessage Users & Contacts Easily from iOS or Mac OS X

iMessage iMessage is a great addition to iOS and OS X that lets you send unlimited text messages, pictures, videos, documents, and even files, between other iMessage users. Though you probably know at least a few people who are using iMessages, chances are good that more of your contacts have set it up and you just didnít know about it yet. The good news is that iMessage users are easy to  [Read More…]

IR_Black Theme Add Colors Easily to the Terminal in Mac OS X

IR Black Theme for Terminal in Mac OS X We recently covered the classic method of adding colors to the command line by editing .bash_profile, but it turns out that Terminal in OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion both support custom ANSI colors, giving the ability to easily change the ansi color scheme through external theme files. One such color scheme is the popular TextMate theme IR_Black which has  [Read More…]