Reboot iPod Touch Player with Unresponsive Screen

Now and again, we’ve noted that the touch screen responsiveness on the iPod Touch MC011LL disappears.  E.g. Touching and moving the finger across the screen produces no action from the iPod.  Thus, you cannot unlock it to play music or run other apps. The only way we find to fix this and unfreeze the screen, … Continue reading Reboot iPod Touch Player with Unresponsive Screen





Hard Reset iPod Touch Apple Media Player Instructions

A hard reset of the iPod Touch restores all settings to default values.  Plus, you can reset the Touch without a computer. Here’s how. Hard Reset iPod Touch Instructions, Step by Step Note that doing so this way, does not erase any music from this player right away. Warning! But, restoring does schedule a media … Continue reading Hard Reset iPod Touch Apple Media Player Instructions





iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review

The iEdge Glitter Series 6 Ft. lightning USB cable costs less than Apple-made lightning cords.  There’s no MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified label on the package. But our tests found it still highly reliable. This cord gives reasonably fast charge and high current handling. We paid $3.99 for ours at Gabriel Brothers. Indeed this is … Continue reading iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review





IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified

The IXCC 6 foot lightning cable surprises the inexpensive sync and charge cable market.  Given its quality and MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certification, this cord tops expectations. We paid $7.99 for it at Amazon.com. So, this costs way less than original Apple cords.  The extra couple feet here makes the IXCC 6 foot lightning cable lots cheaper per … Continue reading IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified





Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review

The Belkin lightning USB cable for charge & sync (part number 8830bt15381 Rev B01 ) for Apple devices, at just several dollars per cord online is a steal. The Belkin lightning USB cable is among the cheapest cables we’ve bought.  Yet this  lightning cable carries the Belkin name brand, which means high quality.  Yet this cable … Continue reading Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review





Apple Earpods Review, Earbuds for iPod iPhone

Bought another set of natural-sounding in ear earphones that are a marked improvement over the Apple stock iPod / iPhone / iPad earbuds that came with iPods prior to 2014; those being the Apple Earpods. Apple Earpods Review: Intro Apple Earpods are a higher class product than sub-$20 earphones we’d enjoyed for years.  After testing … Continue reading Apple Earpods Review, Earbuds for iPod iPhone





Reset iPod Video Apple Player to Factory Default Settings

Gives reset iPod Video instructions for this Apple 5th gen player.  Restoring most audio, video, and system settings to factory default values, you can do without a computer. Note though that a reset without a computer, does not erase any music right away.  But it does set up for a file purge when you next … Continue reading Reset iPod Video Apple Player to Factory Default Settings





DE Lightning Charging Cable Review, 9 Ft, Sync Too

The DE 9 Ft lightning cable is certainly not the cheapest data and charging cable available. But it’s very well built, durable, and charges iPhones quickly. DE 9 Ft Lightning Charging Cable Intro We paid nearly $25 for ours at K-Mart.  This cost about the same as Apple-built lightning cords.  Yet the extra three feet … Continue reading DE Lightning Charging Cable Review, 9 Ft, Sync Too





Restore iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player, How To

You can partially restore iPod Nano 3rd gen media player without iTunes.  This does the following. It restores most audio, video, and system settings to factory default values. Indeed, you can do this without a computer. Note though that this routine does not erase any music, video, or playlist files on your Nano.  These files … Continue reading Restore iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player, How To





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