1. News
    July 3rd, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Choosing between Apple Music and iTunes Match

    The arrival of Apple Music, with its 24/7 Beats 1 station and the ability to stream music from Apple’s massive library has been the big Apple...

  2. Help
    July 16th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

    iTunes has many quirks and inconstancies. In this week’s column, I look at a few of them. Why do Next and Previous buttons display only sometimes...

  3. Help
    July 9th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Changing tags and missing movies

    Why on earth does iTunes sometimes change the tags of content in your library? Can you back up your iOS devices to a different folder than the default...

  4. Help
    June 16th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: when iTunes Match doesn’t match

    In this week’s column, I examine an iTunes Match problem that happens to some people, where their music isn’t available from a Mac. I also look...

  5. Help
    May 19th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: mass-deleting iOS music, tracking playlists and an empty year

    In this week’s column, I take a look at a number of questions covering the full range of iTunes conundrums. How do you mass-delete music on an iOS...

  6. Help
    May 5th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: locating unique playlist tracks and the perils of the 25,000-track limit

    iTunes is, in part, a database, and its smart playlists are just like database queries. In this week’s column, I look at an interesting question,...

  7. Help
    April 22nd, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: glitchy tracks, numbers game and too-large libraries

    You know the one where you get a track from iTunes Match and it’s not perfect? How about the one where you’ve just got too much stuff in your...

  8. Blogs
    March 6th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    iTunes Radio: poor reception

    With the approach of iTunes Radio’s six-month anniversary, now seems as good a time as any to take a second look at the service. When it first launched...

  9. Help
    February 26th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Is iTunes Match right for you?

    Apple’s iTunes Match has been around for more than two years and, other than the addition of the ad-free version of the Pandora-like iTunes Radio,...

  10. Help
    February 10th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Ask the iTunes Guy: of track lengths, genre sorting and remote storage

    In this week’s column, I look at four interesting questions. One about setting the start and end time for tracks in the cloud, another about shunting...

  11. Help
    January 28th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Move podcasts and playlists from one Mac to another

    In this week’s column, I examine two related questions about moving podcasts and music from one Mac to another while retaining metadata. I also...

  12. Help
    January 15th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Print an app list and control iTunes from the menu bar

    In this first column of 2014, I address how to get a list of apps on an iOS device, show some tagging tricks for multidisc sets, and offer suggestions...

  13. Help
    January 9th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Find missing ringtones, understand the mysterious ‘Other’ on iOS devices, and print album lists

    It’s the holiday season, and many of you may have new Macs, new iOS devices or new content to add to your iTunes library. This week, I look at questions...

  14. Help
    December 16th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Move your iTunes library to another user and search the iTunes Store efficiently

    It’s time for another grab-bag column, with a number of interesting questions I’ve received from readers recently. I look at whether or not you...

  15. News
    December 10th, 2013 by Christiane Reher
    iTunes Match reaches Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

    iTunes Match is now available for the Nordic countries for 249kr per year in Denmark, Sweden and Norway and €24.99 in Finland. This equates to a...

  16. Help
    November 18th, 2013 by Dan Moren
    Which iPad is right for you?

    It used to be easy: did you want an iPad? Which capacity? Need cellular networking? Done. Now, though, we’re up to four different iPad models, each...

  17. News
    September 19th, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple turns on iTunes Radio

    Apple today launched iTunes Radio for US customers, the company’s first foray into streaming music, as it upgraded iTunes to version 11.1 and...

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