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.

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How to help a Good Samaritan return your lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Put your contact info on your lock screen and hope someone decent finds it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Ripping CDs in 2014, streaming music from Mac to stereo

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss all things iTunes including ripping CDs when you Mac doesn't have a CD player, syncing both iTunes Match and local music, and TV show playback options.

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Keep your brain sharp with these five iOS apps

Brain-training apps keep your mind active and are pretty fun to boot.

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Withings Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor review: HealthKit compatibility doesn't add much

If you're willing to pay a premium for convenience, this monitor works with at least three apps, although the Health app's interface didn't wow us.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12, and gifting movies

Kirk McElhearn returns to answer your burning iTunes questions.

Handoff and Continuity: What if they don't 'just work'?

When gee-whiz features don't work, it's an exercise in frustration, and Apple should do more to help users troubleshoot their issues.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Demystifying artwork, wish lists, and alerts in iTunes 12

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to provide even greater enlightenment about iTunes 12, including working with artwork and Wish List limitations.

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How to use iCloud Drive

With Yosemite and iOS 8 Apple has loosened the shackles on iCloud storage. Here's how to put it to use on your Yosemite-running Mac, iOS 8 device, and the web.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Special iTunes 12 edition

iTunes 12 has significantly changed the way you manage your media, and that's led a lot of people to ask the iTunes Guy for answers.

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iTunes 12 introduces new look, less intuitive interface

iTunes 12 brings significant changes to the interface, not all of which make it easier to play and manage your media.

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How to fix the four most annoying quirks of Yosemite

Yosemite isn't all Handoff rainbows and Continuity cupcakes. If parts of it are making you grumpy, here's how to set them (and the universe) right again.

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Apps to discover and learn more about classical music

Whether you’re a novice to the genre, or a seasoned musician, you’ll find something here that will help you discover and learn more about great music.

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Getting in tune: 6 apps for tuning your guitar

Instead of using a tuning fork or another already-tuned instrument, try one of these apps.

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Slow Internet? Edit your DNS settings

Switching to a new DNS server might result in a snappier Internet. Kirk McElhearn explains how to edit your DNS settings, and how to know if you should.

Ask the iTunes Guy: When a large iOS update won't fit your iPhone

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn answers simple (but common) questions including fitting an iOS 8 update on a packed iPhone, turning an iPhone into an iPod, and cross-border gifting.