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Ask the iTunes Guy: What to do when iTunes goes wild

Seeing strange things in your iTunes library? Kirk McElhearn has a fix.

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How to fix an uncopyable iPhoto or Photos Library

A reader is running out of storage and getting errors when trying to copy her media library to an external drive.

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How to find all the media not in an album in Apple Photos

Use a Smart Album to find those photos that have avoided sorting.

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How to personalize your own radio stations in Apple Music

Apple Music has curated playlists and professionally staffed radio stations, but you can also create and customize your own based on any song, artist, or genre you want.

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How to get Remove Attachments back in Mail for macOS

If you can't access this feature, here are a few things to do that could fix it.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Album artwork, visualizers, and clearing the Up Next queue in iTunes 12.6

Struggling to figure out the recently released iTunes 12.6? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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How to fix Safari when popups block usage in iOS and macOS

Apple fixed a bug that allowed scammers to hijack your Safari screen in iOS, but a macOS flaw remains.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at new features in iTunes 12.6

Apple brings back the much-missed ability to open a playlist in its own window, and the MiniPlayer gets a facelift.

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How to solve a problem of too many Photos libraries

There’s isn’t a solution within Apple’s Photos app, so it’s PowerPhotos to the rescue.

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How to downsample images to keep a photo library manageable

A couple of workarounds for selectively reducing the resolution of your photo imports.

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How to fix problematic iPhoto library imports into Photos

What to do when you’re trying to switch from iPhoto to Photos and you can’t get your photos to import properly.

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Are deleted images in Apple’s Photos gone for good?

The more you use your Mac, the lower your chances are of recovering any deleted files.

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How to rip DVDs and Blu-ray discs with MakeMKV and HandBrake

Using MakeMKV to rip a disc has its advantages.

The iTunes Guy

Ask the iTunes Guy: Your audiobook questions

In this edition, Kirk McElhearn address your questions about audiobooks and iTunes.

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How to export images at full image resolution from macOS Photos

Don’t use the default settings if you value your picture’s image quality.