Apple Headphones Volume Control Gripe

Our one BIG complaint about the Apple Headphones Volume Control as it functions on the various generations of the  iPod Touch, is that the UP and DOWN increments that the volume control keys generate when pressed are too big. In version 5.1 of the Apple firmware (the latest version supported on our Touch from 2010), you only get 16 steps to go … Continue reading Apple Headphones Volume Control Gripe

Auvio 3300465 Kids Earbuds Review

Auvio 3300465 kids earbuds are definitely for the novice listener.  Not the audiophile.  In this Auvio® earbuds review, we feel guilty saying that these are high fidelity earphones.  Nowhere close to it. The treble frequencies are muted and distorted, and the bass is weak, with some of the lowest bass notes in my favorite songs missing … Continue reading Auvio 3300465 Kids Earbuds Review

Axcel Lightning Cable for iPhone Review

The Axcel USB Lightning Sync & Charge iPhone and iPad Cable line is certainly not the cheapest data and charging cable available.  We paid nearly $22 for ours at Lowe’s, which is roughly akin to the pricing on similar Apple-manufactured lightning port cords. But its construction, larger size of connectors, and thicker wires make this Axcel charger … Continue reading Axcel Lightning Cable for iPhone Review

iPod Nano 6th Generation Player Review

We’ve owned the 16 GB iPod Nano 6th generation player from Apple for a few years now.  Bought it at Best Buy for $179, the standard price back then. Over all, we very much like the 6th generation Nano. But some features that make this Nano so likeable also add to the hardships of using it. It’s a … Continue reading iPod Nano 6th Generation Player Review

Philips SHS3200 Earbuds Review

These Philips SHS3200 Earhook Earbuds more resemble buds than headphones, and due to the ear hook feature, that effectively attaches the earphone to your ears, these are well-suited for those sports minded folks, who love listening to their tunes on a morning jog or while bench pressing at the gym. In our tests, with the hook … Continue reading Philips SHS3200 Earbuds Review

Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes Instructions

There are free ways to copy music from iPod to iTunes library from one or more iPods.  Even if you have no original copies of the music, you can indeed get it off your iPod. Here, we offer instructions on how to transfer your music from an iPod to iTunes on a computer. Copyright Warning … Continue reading Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes Instructions

Pairing JBL Go 2 with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Phones Tablets

This post teaches how pairing JBL Go 2 with iPhone iPad iPod iOS tablets and phone devices works. Start with your speaker OFF (dark front panel LED). Then, follow these instructions to pair your Go 2 Bluetooth speaker to an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch iOS-based device. We’re running an iPad Air tablet for this … Continue reading Pairing JBL Go 2 with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Phones Tablets

Pairing JBL Xtreme with iPhone iPod iPad iOS Tablets Phones

This post demonstrates pairing JBL Xtreme with iPhone iPod iPad iOS tablets and phone devices. With your speaker shut off (Power button dark), run through this routine to pair your Xtreme to an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch iOS based device. We’re using an iPad Air tablet in this demo.  However, pairing is nearly the same … Continue reading Pairing JBL Xtreme with iPhone iPod iPad iOS Tablets Phones

Restore iPod Touch to Factory Settings Instructions

When you Restore iPod Touch to Factory Settings, you reset all audio, video, and system settings on this Apple portable media player to factory default values.  You can accomplish this even without a computer. Note that doing so this way, does not erase any music from this player right away. But, restoring does schedule a media … Continue reading Restore iPod Touch to Factory Settings Instructions

Pairing JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth Speaker with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Devices, How to Pair

This post demonstrates pairing JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth Speaker with iPhone iPad iPod iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad Air line of Apple phones and tablets. Pairing JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth Speaker with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Devices With your JBL Flip 3 powered off (power button is dark), run through … Continue reading Pairing JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth Speaker with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Devices, How to Pair