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 also runs Kirk's iTunes Forum, where users can discuss iTunes, iOS devices, music, and more. Kirk is the author of Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ.

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The different ways to play music on an Apple Watch

When you have an Apple Watch and iPhone, there are difference ways to control the music you're listening to.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iOS 9 issues, song ratings, syncing videos

You have issue with iOS 9's Music app. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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Hands-on with Spotlight in El Capitan: Location info, natural language searches, UI tweaks, and more

A look at the tweaks to the built-in search engine in OS X 10.11.

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Hands-on with Spaces, Mission Control, and Split View in El Capitan

Learn how to use these features in El Capitan to make your desktop more manageable.

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iA Writer 3.0.1 review: Mac app gets back to basics for focused writing

When your primary objective is to get words down on digital paper, iA Writer might be for you.

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SoundShare review: A social network for you and your music-loving friends

Find out what your friends are listening to and get quick access to a shared playlist.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing iTunes libraries, and the case of the haywire music volume

You have questions about iTunes 12. Kirk McElhearn has answers.


What does Apple have in store for Windows users?

Apple's Sept. 9 event promises to be a big one. Will there be something for Windows users, too?

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How to listen to audiobooks on iOS

You've got several options for listening to audiobooks on your iOS device.

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10 things that iTunes does right

Believe it or not, there are quite a few things that iTunes is good at.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: More changes to iTunes 12, more problems to fix

Users are still trying to figure out the latest version of iTunes.

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Wrapping it right: In praise of Apple’s packaging

Sometimes the little things—like how a device is packed inside a box—matter.

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Master the media views in iTunes 12

You can view your iTunes music, movies, TV shows, and more in several different ways.