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.
Everyone needs to search for files on their Mac. Kirk McElhearn thinks it's time for Apple to improve Spotlight so users can easily find the files they want.
This week I answer a couple of questions about the iTunes Store, explain how to add comments to multiple tracks at once, and discuss the useful Skip When Shuffling tag. And I also reveal a way to have iTunes announce what track is about to be played.
Mountain Lion's Spaces can make you more productive and efficient. Kirk McElhearn looks at why you should use Spaces, and how it can simplify your computing tasks.
Your Mac, your iPad, your iPhone--are they all drowning in apps? If you can barely navigate your home screen, it may be time to find and delete apps you don't use often.
Kirk McElhearn discovers that when he moves to a new country, it's not that simple to move his iTunes Store and Mac App Store content with him.