Kirk McElhearnSenior Contributor, Macworld

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes The Ask the iTunes Guy column and writes about Macs, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He's also the author of Take Control of iTunes 11: The FAQ.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Help for old-school iPod problems

iPods are still rocking in the free world, and Kirk McElhearn has advice for keeping them from burning out or fading away.

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How to move your website to a new host

If you run a website, there may come a time when you want to move it to a different host. Here’s how to pull it off without a hitch, and move your personal email too.

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An iPhone user's (surprisingly positive) experience with Windows Phone

Hey, Cortana! Kirk McElhearn gave up his iPhone for more than a month to see if the grass is greener on Windows Phone.

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Opinion: Apple's Health app really needs a redesign

Apple should bring the simple, readable interface from the Apple Watch's Activity app to the confusing Health app for iPhone.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Cleaning up your iTunes library

How to slim down your library by offloading files, to save space on your Mac or keep Genius Mixes from finding them.

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Withings Aura review: Track your sleep, and possibly your cat's too

Withings' sleep system emits lights to help you fall asleep and wake up, and tracks your shut-eye with underbed sensors. But is it helpful enough to earn a place in your bedroom?

Ask the iTunes Guy: Solving all your playlist problems in iTunes 12

How to combine playlists, fix album art, and make smart playlists that do exactly what you want.

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5 Safari extensions for a better browsing experience

Eliminate ads, Flash animations, and other scourges of the Internet from view with these useful tools.

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DiskWarrior 5 review: The most essential drive maintenance and repair tool gets even better

Those frustrated with DiskWarrior's inability to deal with large volumes can now rejoice. DiskWarrior 5 goes 64-bit and adds new (and welcome) features.

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Everything you need to know about ripping DVDs with subtitles

If you're a fan of both foreign films and ripping the DVDs you own that contain subtitles, Kirk McElhearn offers this must-read guide.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Deleting iTunes Radio, death of the old Info window

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss removing iTunes Radio, the loss of the old Info window, changing tags, and artist name sorting.

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Fitness trackers need to provide insights and advice, not just data

Hopefully the Apple Watch will do better than most of the trackers we have now, which offer pretty graphs and not much else.

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Improve your game of Go (or just keep playing) with this collection of apps

This tactical strategy game takes serious skill to master. Let these apps be your guide.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Naming live sets, syncing old-style iPods with iTunes Match

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three issues: Naming live performances that span sets and dates, adding iTunes Match content to an old iPod, and the purpose of two iTunes columns.

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It's no Twitter, but Plague is an infectious social network

With no followers or friend lists, Plague spreads content among anyone nearby—talk about going viral.