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Even though Apple now allows you to re-download some purchased content, it's always a good idea to back up your iTunes media files. Kirk McElhearn offers his tips.
There are scads of media conversion tools advertised on the Web. But you needn't pay for a single one as you have some perfectly great free options.
Artist Kyle Lambert demonstrates some techniques for mixing digital colors on the iPad.
As you acquire more and more music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, apps, and books, it becomes increasingly difficult -- or, more likely, impossible -- to fit your entire iTunes library on your iPod, iPhone, or iPad. Kirk McElhearn offers some advice on how to deal with the data-storage disparity.
If you're using InDesign CS5, you'll want to upgrade in order to produce electronic publications such as ePubs, iPad apps, or accessible PDFs.
Ripping the audio track from your Blu-ray discs isn't easy, as Kirk McElhearn learned when he wanted to listen to the music from his classical and opera discs on his iPod.
Looking to upgrade your masking skills? Here's how to make a precise, easily editable vector mask in Photoshop CS4 or CS5.
Now that MobileMe is going away, here's another free way to post your Website
Ted Landau looks at a collection of Apple-posted tech notes that detail various Final Cut Pro X quirks.
Everybody is familiar with high-definition video these days, but you may not know much about high-resolution audio, which offers music in formats with clarity and fidelity that is superior to that of CDs. Kirk McElhearn looks at the current offerings, and how you can play these high-resolution files on a Mac.
Digital artist Kyle Lambert demonstrates some essential principles of setting up brushes for painting on the iPad.
iMovie's Sports theme gives you the tools to create your own sports video channel.
In this book excerpt, Kirk McElhearn discusses how to use the Scrivener writing program to organize your writing.
Music and lyric--there's a reason you hear those two items discussed together, because they are equally important parts in the composition of a song. Kirk McElhearn shows you how to add lyrics to your music tracks.
You know that you can use iMovie for iOS to easily edit movie clips shot with your iOS device's camera. But do you know how to import clips not shot with that camera into iMovie? Here's the secret.