Don't-Miss Audio Stories

Ask the iTunes Guy: Organizing media files, mixed genre smart playlists, and too-long syncs

Kirk McElhearn returns to address issues regarding media file organization, forgotten passwords, smart playlists with mixed genres, and slow device syncing.

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How to get started in podcasting: sharing the results

You've captured the audio, edited it down to something listenable, now it's time to share your creation with the world. Here's how four podcasting vets spread the word.

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How to get started in podcasting: editing the audio

Once you've captured the audio of you and your podcast guests, the next step is to edit it into something worth listening to. Here's how four experienced podcasters do it.

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How to get started in podcasting: capturing the audio

Want to start a podcast of your own? The first thing you need is some hardware and software to record the thing. Four podcasting vets explain why they chose, and how they use, their favorite recording gear.

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How to get started in podcasting

Have something to say? Why not say it in in a podcast of your very own? It's a lot easier than you might think. Four experienced podcasters explain how they do it.

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How to get started in podcasting: preparation

The first step in creating a podcast: Deciding what you want it to be. What topics will you cover? What's the format? (Panel discussion? Solo?) Here's how four podcasters answered those questions.

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How to use the iTunes Wish List

In iTunes 11.1.4, the Wish List has become a lot easier to access and use. Here's how to make the most of it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Chronological podcasts, redownloading media, and surround sound

Kirk McElhearn is back in the guise of the iTunes Guy addressing questions about podcast order, iTunes' Category tag, previously purchased media, and surround sound videos.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Obtaining old apps, excluding comedy, and making more navigable playlists

Kirk McElhearn, the iTunes Guy, returns to answer your most puzzling iTunes questions.

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How to stream iOS audio to multiple AirPlay destinations

Unlike the Mac, iOS devices can natively stream audio to just a single AirPlay destination. However, with some third-party help, you can work around this limitation.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Cleaning LPs and album artwork wanted (and not so)

Kirk McElhearn returns in the guise of iTunes Guy to solve issues of unclean albums, desired album artwork that's gone missing, and album artwork you'd rather not see.

How I edit track metadata in iTunes

Dan Miller has a problem: He's compulsive about iTunes metadata. Here's how he makes sure the information for each track is just the way he wants it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Of track lengths, genre sorting, and remote storage

The iTunes Guy returns with answers to confounding questions of editing track lengths for iPad playback, sorting tracks with multiple assigned genres, and moving iTunes libraries to other volumes.

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GarageBand: The finer (and final) points

Maestro Breen reaches the double-bar in his look at GarageBand.

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GarageBand for guitar players

In this week's music lesson, bandleader Breen shows you how to make the most of your guitar or bass with GarageBand 10.