iOS 8 Released

Apple released iOS 8 on Wednesday, September 17th.  It is the largest update to the software that runs your iPhone & iPad to date!

iOS 8 moves the experience forward in so many significant yet natural ways. You’ll notice major new capabilities in the features you use every day. And completely new features that let you do things you didn’t realize you wanted to do.
— Apple.com

Update Via Software Update From Device (Preferred)

Update your device using iTunes

If you can’t update wirelessly, or if you want to update with iTunes, follow the steps below.

  1. Install the latest version of iTunes on your computer.
  2. Plug in your device to your computer.
  3. In iTunes, select your device.
  4. In the Summary pane, click "Check for Update."
  5. Click "Download and Update."
  6. Follow instructions in 2nd half of video above
Posted on September 21, 2014 .

Stuff of the Week (Week 38 - 2014)

Each week Apple features an app, a song, a book, a movie,
an audiobook and sometimes television shows.  

If you click on the title of the item it will take you to the
App Store, iTunes Store, or iBooks Store.

Act fast, most items are only FREE until Tuesday (September 23rd).


App of The Week

FREE

Real Steel


Single of the Week

FREE

Don't Wait 


Book of the Week

FREE

Private by James Patterson

4 out of 5 stars from Amazon based on 705 reviews
— Amazon.com as of 9/20/14
3.5 out of 5 stars from Barnes & Noble based on 1250 reviews.
— BarnesAndNoble.com as of 9/20/14

Movie Of The Week
(99¢ rental)

The Lunchbox

96% rating from Rotten Tomatoes
— RottenTomatoes.com as of 9/20/14
7.9/10 rating from IMDB from 16,020 users
— IMDB.com as of 9/20/14

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Posted on September 21, 2014 .

Apple Gives Away U2 Album For FREE

At the end of the Apple September Event, Apple announced that they were
going to give every iTunes customer a FREE copy of U2's new album, Age Of Innocence.  

Songs of Innocence has its roots in the band’s early and lifelong influences, including the Ramones, Bob Dylan, and The Clash, as well as their formative years in Dublin and their transformative pilgrimage to California. It’s a collection of songwriting and music made possible only by shared time and life experiences.
— Apple.com

To download the album follow the instructions below.

Music App On iPhone or iPad

On your iOS device, go to the Music app and select the Albums tab.
Select 
Songs of Innocence.
Tap a track to listen or tap the iCloud icon to download.

iTunes App on Mac or PC

On your Mac or PC, open iTunes, then select the Albums tab.
Select 
Songs of Innocence.
Select a track to listen or click the iCloud icon to download.

Posted on September 14, 2014 .

Stuff of the Week (Week 37 - 2014)

Each week Apple features an app, a song, a book, a movie,
an audiobook and sometimes television shows.  

If you click on the title of the item it will take you to the
App Store, iTunes Store, or iBooks Store.

Act fast, most items are only FREE until Tuesday (September 16th).


App of The Week

FREE

Bicolor


Single of the Week

FREE

Beggin For Thread by Banks


Book of the Week

FREE

Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

4.5 Star rating on Amazon from 160 customer reviews
— Amazon.com as of 9/11/14
4.5 Star rating on Barnes & Noble from 138 reviews
— BarnesandNoble.com as of 9/11/14

Movie Of The Week
(99¢ rental)

Joe by David Gordon Green

86% rating from Rotten Tomatoes
— RottenTomatoes.com as of 9/11/14
7/10 rating on IMDB from 18,873 users
— IMDB.com as of 9/11/14

If you appreciate the free content on NiceGuyTechnology.com please support us by shopping on Amazon.  If you click on the link and buy something, we will receive a small percentage of your purchase and it won't cost you any extra!  Thanks for your consideration!

Posted on September 14, 2014 .