1. Help
    February 2nd, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Naming live sets, syncing old-style iPods with iTunes Match

    Apple may have sold gazillions of iPhones in the latest quarter, but the questions about iTunes are still coming strong. This week, I look at three...

  2. Help
    January 20th, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Joining tracks, iOS and Apple Lossless

    For the first column of 2015, I look at a few interesting questions. I show a couple of ways to have two songs always play together in shuffle mode;...

  3. News
    January 9th, 2015 by Leah Yamshon
    App Store broke its sales record on New Year’s Day

    Apple has announced that January 1, 2015 was “the single biggest day ever in App Store sales history,” with customers spending nearly half a...

  4. Help
    January 5th, 2015 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Of missing genres and artist sorting

    In this column, I examine a host of iTunes questions. I look at a bug in iTunes 12, where deleting the genre tag creates a blank genre. I discuss...

  5. News
    December 17th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple beats iTunes antitrust case a decade in the making

    A jury has decided that Apple wasn’t trying to monopolise digital music when it added FairPlay, a digital rights management technology, to songs...

  6. News
    December 9th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple’s Best of 2014: Apps, music, TV shows and movies

    Apple’s annual Best of iTunes list is the least controversial year-end retrospective, but that’s OK: This year’s winning apps, songs, TV shows...

  7. Help
    December 8th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Ripping CDs in 2014, streaming music from Mac to stereo

    I’ve received lots of interesting questions in the last couple of weeks, and here are four of them. I address the increasingly common problem of...

  8. News
    December 8th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple asks court to dismiss iTunes DRM case after curious plaintiff twist

    Apple is asking a California US District Court to dismiss the class-action case accusing the company of violating antitrust laws. Apple’s attorneys...

  9. App Guide
    December 3rd, 2014 by Ray Aguilera
    Denied

    Meghan Trainor might be all about that bass (’bout that bass, no treble) but frankly, we’re already sick of her ode to her own butt. But if you...

  10. News
    December 2nd, 2014 by Grant Gross
    Apple faces trial in decade-old iTunes DRM lawsuit

    The past is coming back to haunt Apple, as a nearly 10-year-old class-action antitrust lawsuit accusing the company of trying to monopolise online...

  11. Help
    November 24th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12 and gifting movies

    It’s time for a grab-bag column. Some of this week’s questions deal with iTunes 12: What do you do when album art disappears? How do you mark...

  12. Blogs
    November 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    What’s to be done about iTunes? Tweak? Strip? Split?

    The reaction to iTunes 12 and its rejiggered interface was predictable. While some found the Yosemite-like look less cluttered and easier to navigate,...

  13. Help
    November 3rd, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes questions: Special iTunes 12 edition

    When Apple released OS X Yosemite, it also gave us iTunes 12. Lots of things have changed in this new version, and I’ve been getting email from...

  14. Reviews
    October 31st, 2014 by Adam Turner
    Plex Media Server

    If you’re bumping up against the limitations of Apple’s iTunes ecosystem, Plex Media Server may offer the extra flexibility you’re looking for....

  15. Blogs
    October 27th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes 12 introduces new look, less intuitive interface

    It’s been two years since the last major update to iTunes, with changes I called “the most radical alterations to the program’s interface...

  16. News
    October 13th, 2014 by Jared Newman
    81 million people listened to U2′s iTunes giveaway

    Despite outrage in some corners of the internet, tens of millions of iTunes users were happy to add a free U2 album to their music collections. Since...

  17. Help
    October 6th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: When a large iOS update won’t fit your iPhone

    In these columns I sometimes deal with questions that have complex answers – using AppleScripts or other workarounds to get iTunes to do what you...

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