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Make room:  How to change iPhone video resolution.

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Depending on your iPhone®, you have the ability to change the recording resolution and save significant storage space in the process.  Storage space is a common issue among many users running iOS 9 with iPhone 6S and 6S Plus or newer, as those models record video at 4k resolution.  Space will particularly vaporize in the 16GB first-generation iPhone 6S shooting at 4k.

If you simply don’t need to shoot high quality video, or to crunch all those extra pixels, a change in setting is your best option.  Plus, you can do this for both standard and slo-mo videos.  By lowering the resolution, you can store more videos on your iPhone and make it easier to save a back-up on your Mac® or online.

Making the switch is fast and easy.  To change the resolution:

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What You Want, When You Want It: Apple TV

Apple TV is one of the simplest and most useful products that Apple offers. Yet, it’s one of the least understood. What is Apple TV? It’s a useful little converter box that lets you stream movies, television shows and content from your computer or iPad right to your existing HD television screen. It’s also much more affordable than you might think, selling for $99.

The third generation of Apple TV is a small black box that measures a little under four inches on each side. It can handle 1080p video and has an additional wireless antenna for improved WiFi reception.

Apple TV can stream much more than you might think. It’s set up to seamlessly stream HD movies and TV shows from iTunes, the entire Netflix streaming catalog, Hulu Plus shows, live professional sports games and more. Read More...

Unlocking the Power of Preview (Tutorial with Video)

Preview has always been a useful program for reading PDFs, viewing graphics, and running slide shows. Now Apple has taken this program a huge step forward giving you the power to enhance, edit, and modify images and PDFs, all without a separate image editor or PDF tool.

The new Preview is part of the Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 operating system. The following are some of the most exciting new features of Preview. Read More...

AirDrop Filesharing - Tutorial Video

AirDrop is an easy way to securely share files with other nearby Mac users. It’s Wi-Fi based, so there’s no need to change your network settings. You simply drag and drop your files to other AirDrop users. Read More...
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