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iTunes, EQ, and iOS devices

Do you understand the relationship between the EQ settings in iTunes and on your iPod or iOS device? You soon will.

Bugs & Fixes: Using iTunes' Restore From Backup command

Restore from Backup is a little-known troubleshooting asset that can prove useful in a variety of situations. Ted Landau tells you why the command should definitely be in your troubleshooting arsenal.

Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices

If you have to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a backup, here's how to retain all your folders and other carefully crafted app organization.

Playing podcasts in chronological order

Want to play your podcasts in the order of their creation rather than the most recent first? Here's how.

Use Bluetooth to tether your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

Apple's recent iOS 4.3 update adds Bluetooth tethering to every iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad capable of running that version of the mobile operating system. This lets any of those devices obtain an Internet connection from an iPhone with its sharing feature enabled. Glenn Fleishman shows you how it's done and tells you why you'd want to do it.

How to extract media files from your iPod or iOS device

It's always a good idea to back up your iTunes library. But if disaster does strike, you may not be completely out of luck -- assuming you've synced a good portion of your library to an iPod, iPhone, or iPad.

How to set up Find My iOS device on your iPhone and iPad

Did you know that you can find a misplaced iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad from your computer? All it takes is a little forethought and these setup instructions.

Listen to FLAC audio files on iOS devices

Neither iTunes nor any Apple hardware natively supports FLAC files, but there are apps that can let you listen to FLAC files on your iOS device: Dan Leehr's FLAC Player, and FastIntelligence's Golden Ear.

Ripping and playing audiobooks

If you buy audiobooks on CD, here's what you need to know to rip them and get them to play correctly in iTunes or on your iPod.

Holiday shopping: Last-minute digital entertainment gifts

Just realized you forgot to buy holiday gifts for some of the people in your life, and there's no time to go to the store or have anything shipped without express delivery charges higher than the cost of the gift itself? Thankfully, the digital entertainment lovers on your last-minute list aren't out of luck.

Apple offers advice on iPhone alarm bug

Apple has released a support document highlighting the problem of iPhone alarms setting of one hour late, as the US switch from Daylight Savings Time tonight.

Manage podcasts in iTunes

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iTunes has powerful tools for managing podcasts, and, of course, you can sync them to an iOS device, or listen to them on your Mac with iTunes. Let's take a look at how podcast subscriptions work, and how you use iTunes to efficiently manage your podcasts.

Manage podcasts in iTunes

iTunes has powerful tools for managing podcasts, and, of course, you can sync them to an iOS device, or listen to them on your Mac with iTunes. Let's take a look at how podcast subscriptions work, and how you use iTunes to efficiently manage your podcasts.