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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How to set up an iTunes library on a network-attached server

Free your iTunes media from the shackles of a hard drive on your Mac.

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3D Touch: A great feature that could be even better

3D Touch is only at its first baby steps, but it needs improvements to really become beneficial.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Genius playlists, iTunes Match and CDs, identifying purchased content

Managing your music is supposed to be easier in iTunes, but readers have lots of questions.

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Alternatives to Apple’s iOS Music app

Apple’s Music app feels like overkill for simply playing your iPhone’s music library. These apps do a better job.

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Create Smart Playlists to find which of your songs are Apple Music, in the cloud, and more

Apple Music, your iTunes library, iCloud Music library, iTunes Match...where are your tracks being stored?

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The different ways to play music on an Apple Watch

When you have an Apple Watch and iPhone, there are difference ways to control the music you're listening to.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iOS 9 issues, song ratings, syncing videos

You have issue with iOS 9's Music app. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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Hands-on with Spotlight in El Capitan: Location info, natural language searches, UI tweaks, and more

A look at the tweaks to the built-in search engine in OS X 10.11.

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Hands-on with Spaces, Mission Control, and Split View in El Capitan

Learn how to use these features in El Capitan to make your desktop more manageable.

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iA Writer 3.0.1 review: Mac app gets back to basics for focused writing

When your primary objective is to get words down on digital paper, iA Writer might be for you.

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SoundShare review: A social network for you and your music-loving friends

Find out what your friends are listening to and get quick access to a shared playlist.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing iTunes libraries, and the case of the haywire music volume

You have questions about iTunes 12. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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What does Apple have in store for Windows users?

Apple's Sept. 9 event promises to be a big one. Will there be something for Windows users, too?