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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Ask the iTunes Guy: Your questions about the iOS 10 Music app

Apple new Music app has people scrambling to find features that seem to have disappeared.

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Apple Music in iTunes just got more enjoyable and easier to use

Apple Music in iTunes 12.5 is a lot better the second time around.

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Shutting down the Apple Store for a new product is overkill

"The Apple Store is down! The Apple Store is down!" Why must we still do this every time?

Ask the iTunes Guy: Limited options for viewing music, album repeat, and duplicate tracks

Got questions about iTunes? Kirk McElhearn has the answers.

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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.