Don't-Miss Audio Stories

Ask the iTunes Guy: Demystifying artwork, wish lists, and alerts in iTunes 12

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to provide even greater enlightenment about iTunes 12, including working with artwork and Wish List limitations.

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Unhappy with iTunes 12? Here's how to revert to iTunes 11

Some people are unimpressed by iTunes 12 and wish for a way back. Chris Breen provides it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Special iTunes 12 edition

iTunes 12 has significantly changed the way you manage your media, and that's led a lot of people to ask the iTunes Guy for answers.

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How to capture audio with a new Mac Pro

The latest Mac Pro lacks an audio input, but where there's a will, there's a way, explains Chris Breen.

Ask the iTunes Guy: When a large iOS update won't fit your iPhone

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn answers simple (but common) questions including fitting an iOS 8 update on a packed iPhone, turning an iPhone into an iPod, and cross-border gifting.

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Turn it up to 11: How and when to use OS X's advanced audio controls

You probably know all about using the little speaker icon in the menubar to control your Mac's volume. But when you need finer control over its audio input and output, here's where to find it and how to use it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: When is it better to store apps and music in the cloud?

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn ponders the wisdom of removing apps and music from a computer in favor of cloud storage as well as sets his mind to podcast play order.

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How to hide the free U2 album from your iTunes library

Apple and U2 were generous to provide the band's album for free, but if you'd prefer to not see it, Kirk McElhearn shows you how to hide it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Re-download audiobooks, watch Netflix offline, and more

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss matters of prohibited audiobook re-downloading, lossless audio file conversion, what's not in your playlists, and inability to download Netflix and Hulu content.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Moving your iTunes library, holiday specials, and WAV vs AIFF

Kirk McElhearn returns to answer your pressing iTunes questions. In this episode he discusses moving iTunes libraries to an external drive, how to tag holiday TV episodes, and why you may prefer AIFF over WAV.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Should you re-rip your CDs?

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss such topics as missing album artwork, when re-ripping CDs makes sense, and how to save Internet radio stations.

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How to join together audiobook tracks

20 CDs can make up a single audiobook. Countless tracks may be found on each, making them a pain to manage on your portable player--unless you know this technique.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three iTunes issues—inconsistent Next and Previous buttons, when is a movie a Movie, and gapped playback.