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Handwriting fonts resurrect a lost cursive art

Ever wanted a font that looks like your handwriting? Or a font with better handwriting than you have? Jay Nelson walks us through the options.

Putting the band into GarageBand

Sure, you can use GarageBand as a solo artist, but why not use it to strike up the band? Musician James Galbraith shares some easy tips.

Share your favorite iTunes playlists

Kirk McElhearn explains how to import and export playlists to share with others, plus how to gift the contents of your favorite playlists to lucky friends.

Original photo mosaics make great gifts

Did you ever admire those large images that were actually made up of hundreds of smaller pictures? You too can create a mosaic. Chris McVeigh walks you through the steps using his favorite mosaic software.

Making the most of the iTunes Column Browser

If you've never given the Column Browser in iTunes the time of day, Kirk McElhearn explains why you might want to change your tune.

The art of disc printing

Planning to give a custom CD or DVD as a gift? Here are techniques you can use to spiff up the package.

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.

Stop iTunes after this song

Want iTunes to stop playback after the current song is done? Here's a script that'll do it.

Make customized t-shirts with your Mac

Making a holiday gift is often hit-and-miss; but you can rarely go wrong with a nicely designed T-shirt.

Importing iPhone clips into iMovie

With iLife '11 you can now avoid the iPhoto-to-iMovie import rigmarole.

Ten great AppleScripts for iTunes 10

iTunes is one of Apple's most flexible applications, offering a huge library of AppleScript commands and properties. Here are ten great scripts you can download right now.

Painless tattoos with Pages ‘09

Looking for some memorable holiday fun at your next party? Try temporary tattoos. It's easy with Pages '09, a Mac, and the inkjet printer of your choice.

Bugs & Fixes: Photoshop Elements 9 importing issue

Adobe's new Photoshop Elements 9 can have difficulties importing iPhoto libraries. Adobe claims to be working on a solution.