In a grab-bag installment of The iTunes Guy, I discuss how to ensure that tags and metadata get retained when you re-rip CDs, how to reauthorize computers for iTunes Store accounts, and how to change the name of your iTunes library for Home Sharing.
If you like the quality and features of Blu-ray, and want to be able to watch discs on your Mac or convert them to other formats for viewing on other computers, all you need is a bit of hardware and software to make it all possible.
OS X's Hot Corners let you trigger actions when you move your cursor into a corner of your Mac’s display. Kirk McElhearn takes you through all the possibilities for this little-used, yet powerful feature.
It's time for another grab bag, selected from the many questions I get from readers. In this week's column, I look at some questions about font size in iTunes (spoiler: your options are limited), identifying music file types in iTunes, finding which tracks iTunes has lost track of (spoiler: there's an easy way), and moving podcasts to another Mac.
Getting into a folder is easy: Just double-click. But what about getting out of that folder and going back to where you were? Here are eight ways to do it.
Many of the iTunes Guy columns focus on music, since the majority of the questions I receive are about that kind of media. But I get a fair number of questions about videos, and in this week's column, I cover four questions dealing with videos: their formats and tags, and how to make smart playlists to group movies by title.
I get a lot of emails about syncing music to an iOS device, and many people find it difficult to sync when their music library is larger than their iOS device can handle. So here's a question about checked tracks, playing albums, and syncing.
The Accessibility preferences pane is packed with features for Mac users with limited seeing, hearing, and mobility. But did you know that some of its nifty features can benefit everyone?
In this week's column, I answer three questions to show just how complex smart playlists can be.
iTunes Match should be mature by now, but Kirk McElhearn points out that the service doesn't live up to expectations.
When you get tired of just listening to music on your iOS device, why not try creating some with these four generative music apps for iPhone and/or iPad.
In this week's installment, the iTunes Guy looks at renaming files, syncing iOS devices wirelessly, matching music ripped from vinyl, and a couple of questions about tags and file names.
Whether you manage remote Macs or just love delving into the nitty-gritty, you need to know about this command-line tool for Time Machine.
Here are a six tips for using a Web browser to access the stores more quickly and efficiently.
Sometimes the iTunes Guy gets questions where the only answer is, "sorry, you can't". This week's column covers a couple of questions with no solutions, along with some that do have answers. Learn about finding missing podcast playlists, replacing converted songs in their playlists, and more.