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How to install the Discontinued Windows Media Centre on Windows 10

05/09/2015 |

This might be an Apple blog but the one thing Apple, or any developer, has managed to achieve is a decent interface for recording and playback of live TV. I personally love still use Windows Media Centre and have hacked it onto a Windows 10 rig.

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How To Use Split Screen In OS X El Capitan Public Beta 5

20/08/2015 |

Split screen mode was something that I very rarely used on windows and had completely forgotten about it on the latest version of OS X El capitan. It was only an update to Blogo which now supports El Cap split screen mode that reminded me to give it a go.

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How to make your podcasts sound better with GarageBand

18/08/2015 |

A great article from a chap called Jason Snell who’s a well known person in the world of podcasting, not only hosting but producing an immense amount of shows… using garageband. When you produce on average 5.5 podcasts a week you learn how to streamline things and Jason has put up an excellent post about this.

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10 Handy Tricks For Making The Most Out Of Those Earbud Controls

08/07/2015 |

tricks using Apple EarPods The Apple EarPods have three different buttons that help you to perform several tasks in handsfree mode. Here are some of the things you can do when you connect Apple EarPods to your iPhone or iPad.

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How To Convert Your Spotify Playlists To Apple Music

07/07/2015 | 5

S.t.A.M.P. (Spotify To Apple Music PlayList) is a neat Apple script that will take your Spotify playlists and, with a bit of help, import them directly into Apple music for you.

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How To Watch Apple WWDC Live Stream On Any Device

08/06/2015 |

Apple likes to keep the keynote streams to their own devices but here’s how you can watch the WWDC 2015 keynote live stream on any device or browser.

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Updated Guide. Install PopcornTime On iOS without Jailbreaking

01/05/2015 | 18

It turns out that the original guide on how to install popcorn time for iOS without the need for a jailbreak is in need of a bit of a refresh so here is the updated guide to install what can … Read More

How to take screen shots on the Apple Watch

12/04/2015 |

Just in case you were wondering, yes it’s possible to capture the screen on the Apple watch. Going to be handy for those of us reviewing apps but wonder if SnapChat will report back you captured a screen shot?
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How To Change The Time / Frequency Of Time Machine Backups

18/11/2014 |

We’ve covered how to make your time machine backup’s smaller and what files you should remove from time machien backups and now we’re looking at how you change the time at which time machine does it’s backups Read More

How To Install Popcorn Time On iPhone Without Jailbreaking

06/10/2014 | 18

Popcorn Time is a torrent based verson of netflix, basically if it’s on a popular torrent based wesbite you can view / stream without having to download and wait.  It’s now possible to install Popcorn Time on your iOS device without jailbreaking.
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