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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Ulysses for iPad 2.0 review: Powerful, feature-filled text editor hampered by file sync

If you use Ulysses on the Mac, you'll like the iPad version--until it's time to sync your files.

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Metadatics review: Forget iTunes, this is a better way to tag your music files

iTunes is too frustrating to use for tagging files. Metadatics has a better set of features and is easier to use.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Manage your iTunes music library

Ways to handle linear notes in iTunes. Plus: album artwork in WAV files, song title capitalization, playlist management, and shopping the iTunes Store on an old Mac.

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.