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.

Of iTunes and iBooks

Along with Mavericks came an iBooks desktop app. And that's caused a lot of confusion for iTunes users. Kirk tackles ebooks queries, plus a question about smart playlists with nested conditions, and a way to keep Christmas music from coming up in shuffle mode on an iPod.

Your tricky iTunes questions answered

Sometime the questions we get are head-scratchers. This week's column deals with tagging high-resolution AIFF files, making a music-only iTunes library, sorting music by date on an iPod classic, and more.

Deal with WAV files and combine random tracks into albums

This week's column deals with tagging WAV files, making tracks into an album, and more.

Restore album art on iOS devices, and get the iTunes Store app to work in iOS 7

This week's column deals with missing album art on iOS devices, problems with the iTunes Store app in iOS 7, and more.

Secrets of the iOS 7 keyboard

Uncover hidden characters and handy shortcuts with this guide to your iOS device's keyboard.