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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.
Audio files come in a number of different formats, and there are times you might want to convert audio from one format to another. Kirk McElhearn explains how it's done.
It's possible to capture sounds your Mac makes as well as audio streamed from the Internet. And you can do it for free with Soundflower. Here's how.
There are plenty of ways to embed your "signature" in digital forms. But Lex Friedman has figured out an especially clever one.
Use iPhoto's book-creation templates to combine your photographs with journal-length text descriptions for the perfect holiday gift.
Many iTunes users not only don't realize how powerful the program's contextual menu is, but also may not even know it's there. Here are some cool things you can do with iTunes' contextual menu.
With Skype and a $20 application you can record good-sounding remote interviews. Here's how.
When planning your estate have you considered what happens to your iTunes purchased content? Tips for leaving your media behind.
Ted Landau runs up some recent troubleshooting news, including a security vulnerability with Flash Player, a pair of iOS bugs, and a problem with the Mac App Store version of Xcode.
Issue: You've given your child an iPod touch. That child naturally want to buy stuff. You, however, don't want to give them access to your credit card. Here's how to setup a credit-card-free Apple ID.
Genius Mixes are nice, making it easy to hear a series of related tracks. But you can't see which tracks are in them and you can't get rid of duplicates -- unless you know this trick.
Much as we all enjoy typing the kind of text snippets that make up our daily reminders and thoughts, it can be easier and more effective to record a voice memo on your Mac. In this month’s look at Automator, I demonstrate how to do just that.
Even simple procedures have their complexities. Here we show you exactly how to transfer video from a Flip camcorder onto the iPad 2 for editing.
Introduced in iTunes 9, Home Sharing was initially designed to allow you to share music and copy files between iTunes on different computers over a local network. But with iOS 4.3 and iTunes 10.2, you can now use Home Sharing on iOS devices as well. Here's how it works.
Originally composed custom alerts add character to your Mac system and are very easy to produce. Chris McVeigh takes you through the steps.