Kirk McElhearnSenior Contributor, Macworld

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes The Ask the iTunes Guy column and the Hey Apple, Fix This! 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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When iTunes and iOS don't agree on how much free space an iPhone has

When it comes to available space, my iPhone says one thing, but iTunes says another. And it's maddening.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Selecting multiple playlists, iOS Music icons, and more

iTunes got you stumped? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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5 ways to launch Mac apps from the keyboard

Your hands never have to leave the keyboard when you need to open an app.

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Siri-ous mistakes: Apple's personal assistant still needs a lot of work

Siri performs well in Apple’s ads, but in real life, it’s a different story.

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End the clutter: How to organize your Mac menu bar

The Mac’s menu bar is a handy place for quick access to apps and system preferences. But it can easily be a crowded space.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Split albums, move iTunes content, and more

So many iTunes questions, so little time. But that won't stop Kirk McElhearn from trying to help.

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Hands on with macOS Sierra’s Console: Now it’s easier to get the Mac information you need

Apple has revamped the Console, making it easier to use.

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A Chromebook revelation by a Mac user

A Chromebook is a lot cheaper than a MacBook, and it's capable enough for a lot of people.

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The mysterious methods to uninstalling Mac apps

When you want to get rid of an app, it's harder than it should be to make sure everything the app installed is gone.

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Everything you need to know about playing music with AirPlay

Apple’s streaming protocol can send audio to a variety of devices. Here’s how to make it work for you.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Bookmarking audiobooks, hard drive problems, and more

Answers to your iTunes questions, thanks to Kirk McElhearn.

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iTunes U: Free education to make you smarter

You've probably noticed it in the pop-up menu of the iTunes Store, but have you ever clicked on the iTunes U? If not, join the millions of people and expand your knowledge, for free.

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Apple improves iCloud Music Library matching, ditches copy-protected matched files for Apple Music users

iCloud Music Library will now match all tracks with acoustic fingerprinting and no copy-protected files. So if you have Apple Music, you no longer need to pay for iTunes Match.

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Apple, stop being stingy with the iCloud storage

Trying to make sense of Apple's approach to iCloud storage leaves you head-scratching.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Shuffle secrets, iTunes’ color schemes, and more

Confused by iTunes? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.