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What is the Microsoft Surface?

Microsoft put an end to speculation when it announced the Microsoft Surface, a Microsoft-branded tablet computer running variants of their Windows operating system.

My iPod Battery Dies After 20 Minutes

If the battery on your iPod lasts only 20 minutes, it could indicate a faulty battery, or that your battery has reached the end of its lifespan. Depending on your circumstances, you may be able to have the problem fixed under warranty.

How to Activate a Net 10 Phone

Net 10 is a prepaid cellular telephone service that offers its subscribers local, long distance and roaming phone calls. The wireless provider uses the TracFone Wireless network to provide its service. Net 10 offers no contract cellular plans, no monthly fees, no security deposits or deactivation ch

How to Sync iTunes With Your Nokia N95

The Nokia N95 is a slider cell phone produced by the Finnish communications corporation called Nokia. The N95 features a large screen display and other standard components of cell phones, such as capabilities for web browsing and media playing. If you want to enjoy your full music library from iTune

How to Save a Podcast to an iPhone

With thousands of podcasts in the iTunes Store, there's something for nearly everyone. There are podcasts for education, comedy, health, music, sports, business and technology, among others. You can use the Wi-Fi, 3G or EDGE connection to download podcasts directly to your device. The time it takes

How to Find the Serial Number of a 3Gs

The Apple iPhone 3GS is the third-generation offering in the iPhone lineup; Apple released the phone in 2009. The 3Gs runs on Apple's iPhone operating system, the iOS, and offers a 3-megapixel camera, among other features. Users can get a summary of information relating to their devices in a number

How to Setup Your Mac to Share a Windows 7 Hosted Printer

Share Your Windows 7 Printer with Your Mac: The Mac and PC need to be in the same 'workgroup' for file sharing to work. Windows 7 uses a default workgroup name of WORKGROUP. Workgroup names aren't case sensitive, but Windows always uses the uppercase format, so we'll follow that

How to Protect iPod Contents From Erasing

If your iPod automatically syncs with the iTunes software, the audio and video files located on the portable players may be in danger whenever you sync your iPod with a computer other than your own. This can be rather irritating, especially if the files that are saved on the iPod have been deleted f

How to Download Music From PC iTunes to an iPod 1.0.3

The Apple iPod is a small, durable portable music player that has become the commonly recognized icon for portable personal digital audio. The player interfaces with a PC or Mac computer and Apple's proprietary Tunes software, which can be run from either model of computer. If you have an older iPod

How to Copy Games From an iPod to a Computer

One of the biggest features of the iPod is its portability. To make your iPod--and your purchases from the iTunes Store--even more portable, you can transfer your iTunes purchases--including games--to computers other than your home computer. This provides you another place for your purchases to be b

How to Use the Up Next Feature on iTunes

With the release of iTunes 11, Apple transformed the way users can shuffle through their music libraries. iTunes DJ was gone, replaced by Up Next. Here's how to use it.

How to Display Information on an iPod Nano

Because iPod Nanos are able to show a lot of different information, there are several different ways that you can display information on your iPod. iPod Nanos are interesting because the processes associated with displaying the information is as interesting as the information is itself. Much of the

How to Download Music to iPod From Media Player

While Windows Media Player is among the most popular computer programs and the iPod is among the best selling personal audio players, the two are not compatible. Your iPod cannot be synced directly to your Windows Media Player, but this does not mean that you cannot add Media Player songs to the dev

How to Get Rid of Music on the Sansa E250R

The Sansa e250R is a multimedia player that allows you to play and enjoy your favorite music on the go. You can customize playlists by categories including genre, artists and songs. It also includes a built-in radio that allows you to stream your favorite stations. Your player can run out of memory

How to Configure an iPhone With Hotmail

Apple iPhone users have many conveniences at their fingertips. Perhaps one of the more popular features is the ability to set up email notifications right on the home screen. The iPhone can alert users when new emails arrive in their Inbox, so they can stay connected even when they are away from the

How to Change Your iPhone's Charging Background

If you use an iPhone 4, the background that shows when you charge your device is the same as the one that shows when you lock the Phone, so set a photo as your lock screen to use it as your charging background. For iPhone 3G and 3Gs models, on the other hand, a single image acts as both the lock scr

Mobile PDF Options

Previously, Adobe System's PDF file format could only be opened from a personal computer. Recent improvements in mobile technology have allowed Adobe and third-party software developers to create PDF readers for smartphones and portable devices. These mobile applications often include the same funct

How to Make Different Albums on an iPhone

The iPhone has the capability to hold thousands of pictures in its memory. Organizing the pictures to keep track of dates and events is one option that the iPhone does not automatically do. But you can create different albums on the iPhone through iTunes and your computer. This will allow you to or

How Do I Know How Much Charge Is Left in an iPod?

According to the Apple website, the iPod battery indicator icon on your display screen is approximate. There is no way to tell precisely how much charge is left in an iPod. The website goes on to say that "when new and fully charged, the battery provides up to 8 or 12 hours of battery life, dependin