1. Help
    January 27th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to cull your iPhoto library of duplicates and bad photos

    Reader Phil Rogers has more images than he cares for. He writes: Because digital photos are so easy to save, my wife and I developed the bad habit...

  2. Help
    August 11th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Moving your iTunes library, holiday specials and WAV vs AIFF

    It may be the cold days of winter, but questions to the iTunes Guy are still coming strong. This week, I look at three questions. I explain how to...

  3. 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...

  4. Help
    July 11th, 2014 by Jeff Carlson
    Life after Aperture and iPhoto: What to do with your image library

    When most companies kill off a neglected product, the damage is usually limited to the few remaining customers that have stuck by it. In the case...

  5. Help
    July 1st, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to sync both ringtones and iTunes Match music

    Reader Aaron Landers is confused by an element of iTunes syncing. He writes: I have some songs on my iPhone that I’ve downloaded via iTunes Match....

  6. 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...

  7. Help
    October 28th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to view the ~/Library folder in Mavericks

    Inside your home folder is a Library folder – commonly written in Unix syntax as ~/Library, which means “a folder named Library at the root...

  8. Help
    October 3rd, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Rename iTunes Radio stations and find missing podcasts

    With a new iOS version and new iPhone hardware comes an updated version of iTunes. This week’s column covers a problem with missing podcasts in...

  9. Help
    August 13th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Cleaning up an ebook library with Calibre

    Reader Susan Erich seeks a bit of organisation in her literature. She writes: “I’ve downloaded hundreds of free ebooks in a variety of formats...

  10. App Guide
    June 30th, 2013 by Stuart Gripman
    Together 3 for Mac

      Most of us amass disparate pieces of information we need to keep around, be they receipts for online purchases, scans of important documents or...

  11. Help
    April 14th, 2013 by Ben Waldie
    The Script Doctor: Deduping Contacts and more

    In previous columns, I answered questions on scripting Mail and working with text. This time, I’m answering some questions I’ve received on...

  12. Help
    March 25th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes: Wish lists, upcoming-track alerts and adding comments to multiple tracks

    In this column I answer a couple of questions about the iTunes Store, explain how to add comments to multiple tracks at once, and discuss the useful Skip...

  13. Help
    September 1st, 2012 by Christopher Breen
    Prevent iTunes from switching library locations

    Reader Alex Christie has run into a common iTunes frustration. He writes: I have a lot of media files in my iTunes library and because of that, I...

  14. Help
    August 27th, 2012 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes tips 101

    I get lots of questions about some of the basics of iTunes. These are things that may not be that obvious, but are practical to know and can make...

  15. Help
    May 7th, 2012 by Kirk McElhearn
    iTunes Match help

    We’ve gotten more questions about iTunes Match than any other aspect of iTunes. This new service is not as polished as it could be and users are...

  16. Help
    February 27th, 2012 by Kirk McElhearn
    Working with iTunes

    Move your iTunes library The hard drive on my MacBook Pro is quickly filling up and I need to move my iTunes library to an external drive. However,...

  17. Help
    January 18th, 2012 by Christopher Breen
    What to do when new apps and old iOS devices clash

    Reader Steve Paulson finds that old and new iOS devices don’t always mix in pleasing ways. He writes: I have a second-generation iPod touch. Several...

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