Don't-Miss Audio Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss such topics as missing album artwork, when re-ripping CDs makes sense, and how to save Internet radio stations.
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.
iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three iTunes issues—inconsistent Next and Previous buttons, when is a movie a Movie, and gapped playback.
Seems like today would be a good time to play "The Stars and Stripes Forever" for your friends and family across the country. Chris Breen explains how.
Our own iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn, returns to discuss the changing nature of some media tags, iOS backups, and movies here but not there.
A Mac's internal mic is fine for FaceTime and other light audio chores, but not something you want to record your musical performances. Chris Breen discusses options.
Your Apple TV has a digital audio output and your powered speakers bear an analog audio input. How do you make the two see eye-to-eye? Chris Breen explains.