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Importing clips into iMovie for iOS

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.

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.

How to convert audio to other formats

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.

How to capture audio with Soundflower

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.

How to quickly sign digital documents

There are plenty of ways to embed your "signature" in digital forms. But Lex Friedman has figured out an especially clever one.

How to make a photo journal in iPhoto

Use iPhoto's book-creation templates to combine your photographs with journal-length text descriptions for the perfect holiday gift.

10 ways to use iTunes contextual menus

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.

How to record remote audio podcast interviews

With Skype and a $20 application you can record good-sounding remote interviews. Here's how.

Death and iTunes

When planning your estate have you considered what happens to your iTunes purchased content? Tips for leaving your media behind.

Bugs & Fixes: Flash, iOS, and Xcode

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.

Creating iTunes account without a credit card

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.

How to make iTunes' Genius Mixes smarter

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.

Automator workflow of the month: Easy voice memos on your Mac

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.