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WD Introduced Photos Photo Viewer App For Iphone and Ipod Touch

April 21st, 2010 Comments off

WD Photos Phone Viewer APP Apr. 21, 2010 – WD introduced WD Photos photo viewer, an iPhone/iPod Touch app for use with its My Book World Edition and WD ShareSpace network drives, that lets users access up to 250,000 of their favorite photos from anywhere in the world.

The WD Photos photo viewer app allows users to easily log in to their drive from anywhere so they can view their entire photo library.

Users’ photos remain private, safe and secure in full high-resolution format, on their network drive, eliminating the need for painstaking uploads to costly online photo services and the need to choose which pictures to sync to their iPhone – with WD Photos photo viewer, they’re all instantly and easily accessible. The app’s powerful search tools, thumbnail previews and viewing options make it easy to find that special picture to show a friend at a coffee shop or remember a special moment.

With more than 50 million iPhones sold as of Apr. 2010 (Apple®), the iPhone has become one of the fastest growing smart phones in the market and is used every day by consumers to access and share their photos.
According to research firm Parks Associates (Mar. 2010), the number of network storage drives worldwide is projected to increase from 2.6 million units sold in 2009 to more than 18 million units by year-end 2014 as consumers realize the value of having one central place to store and share all their media. In 2009, 56 percent of households rated remote access of their network storage an important feature. Combining the centralized storage and remote access benefits of the My Book World Edition network drive with the iPhone is a natural fit with this rapidly growing consumer behavior.
Users can view up to 250,000 pictures on their iPhone or iPod touch by simply copying their pictures into the “Shared Pictures” folder on their My Book World Edition network drive. A unique application that runs directly on these WD network drives automatically creates optimized versions of users’ photos ahead of time, enabling fast viewing on an iPhone or iPod touch without having to wait for the photos to load.

Available now at the Apple iTunes App Store, the WD Photos photo viewer app is free. Registration with MioNet, WD’s secure remote access service (included with My Book World Edition), is also free and required to use this app. WD Photos photo viewer also works with WD ShareSpace network storage systems.

Home networks are becoming prevalent in many parts of the world, and WD’s My Book World Edition network drives are the easiest way to create one place for all your photos that is accessible to everyone from within the home, and securely from outside the home,With the WD Photos photo viewer app and a WD My Book World Edition network drive, users can access all of the photos from their collection via their iPhone without syncing, without extra organizing and without paying a fee. Photos are available instantly making it easy to relive those great memories or share them with friends.

said Dale Pistilli, vice president of marketing for WD’s branded products group.

WD Photos Photo Features & Compatibility:

Features of the WD Photos photo viewer app for iPhone and iPod touch devices include:

  • Access to all the photos in the “Shared Pictures” folder of users’ My Book World Edition network drives and WD ShareSpace network storage systems;
  • Photos are automatically resized for perfect viewing on iPhone or iPod touch, leaving originals in full resolution;
  • Smart filtering to find the photos you want — view photos by album, folder or all images and search by date, folder name or file name;
  • Access previously viewed photos offline;
  • E-mail a photo to a friend;
  • Assign a photo to a contact;
  • Add a photo to the Camera Roll;
  • View a slideshow; and,
  • Set slideshow duration.

WD Photos photo viewer app is compatible with iPhone and iPod touch OS 3.1 or later and works with WD’s My Book World Edition network drives and WD ShareSpace network storage systems. Users must register with WD’s free MioNet remote access service to use the app.

How to Make Custom iPhone Ringtones for Free

August 26th, 2009 Comments off

Iphone Ringtones You don’t have to pay for your songs twice to get a ringtone. There are many songs in your music library, but no way to make ringtones from any of them. Actually, with a little bit of trickery (nothing illegal) you can create ringtones from any of your non-DRM songs in your iTunes library easily, and for free. This works on both Mac and Windows PCs.

1. Open iTunes
2. Find the song that you want to make into a ringtone.
3. Listen to the song and find the part of it you want to use. The chorus may be a good place to start.
4. Write down the start and stop times of the clip.
5. Right-click the song and select “Get Info.”
6. Click the “Options” tab.
7. Type in the start time of your ringtone in the text box next to “Start Time” in the minutes:seconds (i.e. 2:01) format.
8. Type in the end time of your ringtone in the text box next to “Stop Time.” Make sure the ringtone is no more than 40 seconds long.
9. Click “OK”.
10. Right-click your song again and select “Convert Selection to AAC”. Wait for iTunes to convert your song. It will create a duplicate version.
11. Right-click the ringtone and select “Delete”.
12. Click on the “Keep Files” button.
13. Find the file. It’s usually in your User folder under Music > iTunes > iTunes Music and under the band’s name. It will have an extension of “m4a.”
14. Replace the “m4a” extension of your ringtone with “m4r”. You can either double-click slowly to re-name your file, or right-click and select “Get Info” on a Mac or “Rename” on a Windows PC.
15. Click “Use .m4r” or the PC equivalent when the system warns you that the change may affect the use of your file.
16. Double-click the ringtone file. ITunes will automatically add it to your ringtones folder in your iTunes Music Library.

17. Connect your iPhone and sync your ringtones.

Warnings

a. For everyone having problems syncing the ringtones to your iPhone: Find the ringtone in your Ringtones folder and change the extension back to .M4A & attempt to sync again.

b. Instead of deleting it, you can also drag the newly converted ringtone to your desktop from iTunes and follow the rest of the steps.

c. There may be some problems with the latest version of Leopard – renaming the file may not work properly, and you won’t be able to add it to the ringtones folder.

d. This will not work with songs bought at the iTunes store or that has DRM (copy-protection). Your best bet is to use a song that you have imported from a CD.

Tips:

1. For those of you using a PC who can not see the file extension m4a follow these instructions and you should be able to see it
1) Go to control panel
2) Double click the folder options icon
3) Click on the view tab
4) scroll down and uncheck the box “hide extensions for known file types
when you go back and view your converted song you should now see the file extension m4a this is what you need to change to m4r

2. The Import Settings dialog (go to Preferences -> General -> Import Settings…) controls the encoding method used by iTunes. Change it to AAC in the Import Settings dialog and the “Convert Selection to AAC” option will appear in the song’s context menu and in the Advanced menu.

3. pshaheen, there is right click functionality in Mac OS X. If you only have a one button mouse or a laptop trackpad, you can hold hold Control and then click which is the same thing as right click. This will allow you to access the menus you need.
Ctrl + Mouse Click = Right Click

Iphone 3Gs is coming!

June 9th, 2009 Comments off

Iphone 3Gs 1. Fastest!
Everything you do on iPhone 3G S is up to 2x faster and more responsive than iPhone 3G.

2. Video
You can shoot video, edit it, and share it

3. Megapixel Camera
Built-in autofocus and a handy new feature that lets you tap the display to focus on anything

4. Voice Control
Voice Control recognizes the names in your Contacts and knows the music on your iPod

5. Compass
Built-in digital compass, iPhone 3G S can point the way. Use the new Compass app, or watch as it automatically reorients maps to match the direction you’re facing.

6. Cut, Copy & Paste
Cut, copy, and paste words and photos, even between applications. Copy and paste images and content from the web, too.

7. Landscape Keyboard
Rotate iPhone to landscape to use a larger keyboard in Mail, Messages, Notes, and Safari.

8. Messages
Send messages with text, video, photos, audio, locations, and contact information.

9. Search
Find what you’re looking for across your iPhone, all from one convenient place.

10. Accessibility
IPhone 3G S offers accessibility features to assist users who are visually or hearing impaired.

11. Internet Tethering
Now you can share the 3G connection on your iPhone with your Mac notebook or PC laptop.

12. Voice Memos
Capture and share a thought, a memo, a meeting, or any audio recording on the go with the new Voice Memos application.

13. Nike + iPod
IPhone includes built-in Nike + iPod support. Just slip the Nike + iPod Sensor (available separately) into your Nike+ shoe and start your workout.

14. Stocks
Stocks on iPhone shows you charts, financial details, and headline news for any stock you choose.

15. YouTube
Watch YouTube videos wherever you are.

Meet the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet. iPhone 3G S features video recording, Voice Control, up to 32GB of storage, and more.

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Iphone Recovery Mode

March 26th, 2009 Comments off

We all know that restoring the iPhone using iTunes is a troubleshooting lifesaver as it helps resolve most of the documented errors on the iPhone faced so far, especially important if you have tried one of those iPhone hacks which has caused your iPhone to behave abnormally. However, what does one do when restoring itself does not work, there is no reason to panic, as here is an iPhone tip to get you out of exactly that situation.

It is the iPhone’s “Recovery Mode“, which is a mode in which you can force the iTunes to restore the iPhone to resolve any of the errors. You need to follow these steps to put the iPhone in recovery mode:

How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode?
1. Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac.

Iphone Recovery Mode

2.Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.

Iphone Recovery Mode

3. AS soon as the screen goes black release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.

Iphone Recovery Mode

The iPhone will look like this:

iphone recovery mode

iPod Cheats

October 29th, 2008 Comments off

iPod cheats are programs or codes that allow your iPod to become even more functional. Ipod cheats allow users to perform certain functions faster and there are also certain cheats that allow your iPod to be used for certain tasks previously not available on your ipod.

Some Ipod cheats serve as shortcuts while others allow users to tweak their gadgets. There are some iPod cheats that can be downloaded online that allows certain functions such as quick and easy, iPod to iPod content transfers.

There are so many free iPod cheats available online. You don’t even have to look too hard, a simple engine search can open up so many cheat codes for you and open up a totally new world of iPod usage. Cheats not only make your ipods more functional they also make your ipods more fun.

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If you have been using your ipod primarily as a storage device and media player all these years, then it’s about time you use your ipod for an equally interesting function- as a gaming device.

Not all iPod users seriously consider their gadgets as gaming devices. But in recent years, Apple and other developers have been creating fantastic games for the iPod. There is an iPod cheat that actually opens up a fun game similar to breakout in your iPod.

Many iPod cheats are designed to just improve your performance in iPod games such as Vortex. There are also plenty of free iPod games you can download online and there are even more cheats that you can get from the internet for these games.

Just like cheats for regular video games, iPod cheats can add more lives to the character, add power-ups, and open previously locked levels & characters, and so much more. There are specific iPod cheats for specific iPod games and it’s easy to search for these cheats online.

There are websites that have earned good reputations among iPod users for publishing good iPod cheats. You can discover so much more ways to enjoy your iPod with iPod cheats. Ipod cheats give more life to your iPod and makes your ipod even more valuable.

Top 25 iPhone iPod Cheats

1 Driver (481 views)
2 Plants vs. Zombies (445 views)
3 Original Gangstaz (415 views)
4 My Virtual Girlfriend (394 views)
5 Doodle Jump (343 views)
6 NBA Jam (341 views)
7 The Sims 3 (318 views)
8 Fruit Ninja (299 views)
9 Eenies at War (232 views)
10 Call of Duty: World At War: Zombies (231 views)
11 Gangstar: Miami Vindication (226 views)
12 Tilt to Live (211 views)
13 DragonVale (204 views)
14 Racing Live (184 views)
15 Parallel Kingdom (184 views)
16 SimCity Deluxe (174 views)
17 Cube Runner (173 views)
18 Doodle God (167 views)
19 Pocket God (166 views)
20 Farm Story (165 views)
21 Angry Birds Star Wars (159 views)
22 City Story (152 views)
23 Zombie Farm (152 views)
24 Cut the Rope (148 views)
25 Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter (146 views)

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